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In line with our systemic action research approach, Congruence Engine is currently running multiple investigations, in parallel, led by different researchers. The investigations are seeking to explore historical and professional practice questions while experimenting with different computation tools and social processes in the development of a national collection social machine. Some of the investigations are developing different digital pipelines that take collections of heritage material or datasets and transform them into linkable data, machine-readable data, while others are seeking to address social, political and infrastructural issues that lie at the heart of a potential future digitally connected national collection. Current investigations include: