Cancer Research Data Commons

Description: Government client set out to build a comprehensive, multi-domain infrastructure to store, share, and analyze cancer research data


Essex Role:

Program and stakeholder management, data standards consulting

  • Program management across 15+ projects
  • Stakeholder management and communications across 10+ organizations
  • Data standards guidance and advisory consulting
  • Data modeling for Government scientific programs


  • 3 data repositories containing TBs of data available to the community; 3 more in-progress
  • 3 Cloud Resources and thousands of analysis tools available for interdisciplinary research
  • Creation of a Center for Cancer Data Harmonization to ensure interoperability
  • Centralized program management providing visibility to leadership