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Data Resource Design by Michael Brackett

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Chapter 5

COMPREHENSIVE DATA DEFINITIONS

Data definitions provide a formal business meaning of the data.

The next step after formally naming data is to develop comprehensive definitions for all data in an organization's data resource. Comprehensive data definitions provide the real meaning of data with respect to the business, and are required for formal data resource design. Together, formal data names and comprehensive data definitions provide a thorough description of the data in an organization's data resource that shatters the data resource illusion and helps achieve data resource reality.

Chapter 5 describes the comprehensive data definition concept, the criteria for developing comprehensive data definitions, and the principles that ...

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