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It can sometimes be overwhelming to decide which of the legions of digital tools out there are good for any given task, especially when you haven’t yet built expertise in the tools (or sometimes even the task). STEM people tend to lean towards the idea that the right tool is the one that gets the job done and former digital fellow Mary Catherine advocates tools that pass peer review, but those approaches inherently require a framework for evaluating those tools. The Deputy Director of Digital Initiatives Lisa Rhody’s Project Lab provides excellent guidance on how to scope goals so that it’s easier to evaluate which tools will help you accomplish those goals. A good first pass is to identify objectives and constraints.
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