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Data Resource Understanding by Michael Brackett

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Chapter 9 DATA PROVENANCE

Data provenance tracks data back to their origin.

The data understanding process continues with the Data Provenance Function consisting of tracking  the movement of data along a pathway from their source to their present location and any changes made to those data along that pathway.

DATA PROVENANCE ORIGIN

Provenance comes from the French provenir, meaning to come from.  It represents the origin or source of something, the history of ownership, or the current location of an object.  The primary purpose of provenance is to confirm or gather evidence as to the time, place, and business entity responsible for the creation, production, or discovery of something.  Provenance is accomplished by tracing the history of something ...

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