What was the project's management structure, especially with regard to database interfacing? Was there a lead entity?
Did the study's organizational structure support or impede database interfacing?
What arrangements were made among the participants with regard to database interfacing? Were these formal or informal?
What was the decision-making process, again especially with regard to database interfacing?
What kinds of arrangements were made for acquiring data from other organizations?
Was adequate funding available and committed for the duration of the study?
Was there a long-term commitment to database updating and other maintenance?
Who can access the data now and are there any restrictions on this
What agency, if any, was given responsibility for long-term management and maintenance of the data?
Did all participants agree with the need for data integration?
What mechanisms were established for cooperation and data integration? Were any of these novel?
Were potential conflicts and disagreements clearly identified and negotiated at the beginning of the study?
Did agency missions, mandates, and policies restrict participation or otherwise impede database interfacing?
Did existing data management practices impede data integration?