Chapter 3 DATA INVENTORY
A formal data inventory begins the data understanding process.
The understanding process continues with the Data Inventory Function consisting of the documentation of all existing, often disparate, Data Product Data at an organization’s disposal, whether whose data are from within the organization or from an external organization, so those data can be readily understood within the context of Common Data.
DATA INVENTORY OVERVIEW
The data inventory concept is that all data at the organization’s disposal will be completely and comprehensively inventoried and documented in one location that is readily available to anyone in the organization so that the organization at large understands the content, meaning, and quality of ...