Are you tired of using Excel for data collection? Have you heard of REDCap, the online data collection tool that researchers around the world are using? It is a secure web application designed to support data capture for research studies. REDCap helps you securely capture data with features like granular data access control and multi-site data segregation. REDCap sounds like the tool that could solve many of the researchers’ data management needs. Is it really that powerful? Come see what REDCap can offer and what its limitations are. In this talk, we will also discuss our enterprise rollout of REDCap at the University of British Columbia and the challenges encountered in deploying a secure system including role management, authentication/authorization, and data security.


Michael Tang

Scientific Analyst, University of British Columbia