11 Meta-data Management
Meta-data Management is the ninth Data Management Function in the data management framework shown in and . It is the eighth data management function that interacts with and is influenced by the Data Governance function. Chapter 11 defines the meta-data management function and explains the concepts and activities involved in meta-data management.
Meta-data is “data about data”, but what exactly does this commonly used definition mean? Meta-data is to data what data is to real-life. Data reflects real life transactions, events, objects, relationships, etc. Meta-data reflects data transactions, events, objects, relationships, etc.
Meta-data Management is the set of processes that ensure proper ...