Resources for Planning an Information Product
- Procedures for Planning
- Procedures for Documenting the Planning
- Procedures for Reviewing and Obtaining Approvals
"Information" is defined generally in EPA's Information Quality Guidelines as any communication or representation of knowledge such as facts or data, in any medium or form. An information product would be a product (such as a website, fact sheet, guidance document, etc.) that contains information. The following are some additional resources specific to "information products" that supplement the resources described on Systematic Planning page.
Procedures for Planning
- Discipline-specific Requirements, Policy, and Guidance (for example, EPA's Risk Characterization Handbook
- Systematic planning to develop performance/acceptance criteria (for example, EPA's DQO Process and procedures specified in your organization's Quality Management Plan)
- Information Resource Management Procedures (for example, Data Standards, Locational Data Requirements, System Charter Decision Paper)
Procedures for Documenting the Planning
- Program-Specific and Discipline-Specific Requirements, Policy, and Guidance (for example, Guidance for Monitoring at Hazardous Waste Sites: Framework for Monitoring Plan Development and Implementation and your organization's Quality Management Plan)
Procedures for Reviewing and Obtaining Approvals
- Peer Review Process including your organization's Peer Review Coordinator and EPA's Peer Review Handbook
- Program-specific review procedures including your organization's Quality Management Plan, clearance procedures, predissemination procedures, etc.