A Technical Contact within the Member Agency should be designated to provide support and/or input to the technical activities of the Alliance in the following areas:
Implementation of DDI and other metadata management on a technical level
Modeling in various representations (UML, XML, RDF, JSON, etc.)
Technological changes in data and metadata storage and access
Preparation of technical documentation for implementers of DDI
Technical testing of DDI products and development work
The individual should be able to provide input in one or more of these areas and/or be able to recommend someone in the Member Agency depending on the issue.