The DMPTool is a free tool from the California Digital Library that provides step-by-step instructions for DMPs for a number of agencies.
Your Data Management Plan (DMP) describes what you will do with your data during and after your research project. As you begin laying out your DMP, think about:
More things to think about from MIT's Guide to Writing a DMP
TIP: Contact your IT Pro sooner rather than later to discuss needed resources. More info on Research Computing
TIP: Read (and re-read) the DMP requirements of your funding agency.
TIP: Contact your program officer with any questions.
TIP: Running out of room in your DMP? Refer to specific methods for data collection in the body of the grant. Be sure to reference the exact section or page number.
TIP: In your naming conventions, use ISO 8601 for date information: YYYY-MM-DD