Appendix C. Glossary

The terms in this glossary are ordered according to the data integration reference architecture.

business intelligence

Focuses on the collection of those transactions and forming them into a database structure that facilitates analysis.

data quality criteria

The defined business and technical standards for those data elements associated with every entity in the logical data model. For each of these data elements, data quality criteria include concepts such as business definitions, domain values, and formatting rules.

transactional data integration

Focuses on how transactions are created, updated, and deleted.

data integration architecture

Focuses on the methods and constructs that deal with the processing and movement of ...

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