Learning all the ins and outs of the jargon associated with the field of data asset management can feel like learning another language. This non-exhaustive glossary is an important resource to guide you through the ever-changing field of data asset management.

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Information Information is a set of data that is processed, organised, structured or presented in a given context to make it useful.
Information model

An information model is a representation of concepts, relationships, constraints, rules and operations for specifying the semantics of data in a specific business domain. It provides a structured and shared definition of the information requirements of the business domain concerned, in a formalism that does not constrain the structuring of the associated datasets.

Information product An information product is a set of datasets made available through physical or digital media as a finished or on demand product.
Information system An information system is a system for collecting, storing, processing and distributing information. The information system of an organization includes all its cross-functional and sectoral information systems.