If you start planning early, you can save time later when your data is easy to find, use, analyze, and share with your collaborators.
This article will give you a good overview of data management for your research: Briney KA, Coates H, Goben A (2020) Foundational Practices of Research Data Management. Research Ideas and Outcomes 6: e56508. https://doi.org/10.3897/rio.6.e56508
The SDSU Library's RDM Team is composed of three librarians and offer a variety of services to SDSU-affiliated researchers.