Keeping a copy of all your data (working, raw and completed) in the cloud is incredbilty important. This ensures that if you have a computer failure, accidently delete your data or your data is corrupted, your research is restorable. — Griffith has three different types of cloud storage made especially for research —
This would be a good place for your day-to-day working files. It is unlimited and you can share it with people at Griffith (but not externally). This works the same as G drive.
This has a ‘sync’ client that automatically copies your files from your computer to the cloud- just like dropbox or google drive. You can use this to share with people external to the university. You can add them with a Linkedin profile, Griffith, other university or Gmail account, or you can share with a URL, password and expiry date. This is also unlimited storage- you are given 5GB initially, and to add an unlimited folder, just click ‘Add more storage’.
Build a policy for your team or group on where things are stored. Make sure the location of your data is saved in your documentation