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2. Data Management

Stylianos Kampakis1 
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London, UK
 
Data management includes all the disciplines involved in working with data and treating it as the valuable resource that it is. A more formal definition is provided by DAMA International,1 which is the professional organization for the profession of data management. Thus, their definition is as follows:

Data Resource Management is the development and execution of architectures, policies, practices and procedures that properly manage the full data lifecycle needs of an enterprise.

So, to talk of data management, we must start with the beginning, and that is understanding ...

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