Best Practices for Saving Measurement Data

You collect data to make decisions. However, an inefficient file format may cause problems when analyzing your data. The key to choosing a file format for your application involves thinking about the current system requirements and how the file can adapt for future application needs. In this practical guide, find recommendations for the following topics:

  • Selecting a file format
  • Organizing metadata
  • Saving measurement data within an application
  • Analyzing, reporting, and sharing your results
  • And more

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