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Data Resource Understanding by Michael Brackett

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Chapter 5 DATA LEXICON

The data lexicon provides formal words for Common Data names.

The data understanding process continues with the Data Lexicon Function consisting of the Common Words for naming Common Data, word abbreviations and abbreviation algorithms used for abbreviating Data Product Data and Common Data, synonyms and aliases for identifying formal data names, and business terms used in the organization.

COMMON WORDS

Establishing Common Words with denotative meanings and identifying those Common words through synonyms and aliases is crucial for formally naming Common Data.  Thoroughly understanding an organization’s data resource depends on the identification and use of Common Words.

Common Words are documented with a set of Data Name ...

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