Information Resources and Concepts
Ok, now we know something about concepts. You will recall from earlier in the chapter that an information resource is any collection of concepts expressed in a form that can be communicated to others.
Figure 10-5 shows how Information Resource Definitions are linked to Business Terms, and thence to Concepts via Information Resource Elements.
In Figure 10-5, an Information Resource Element is defined as the fact that a particular Information Resource Definition is in some way concerned with a particular Business Term.
That is, the Information Resource Definition may be composed of one or more Information Resource Elements, each of which must be the use of exactly one Business Term. As stated previously, each ...