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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Patrimony A patrimony is the totality of the physical and intangible assets of an organisation. Data are part of the intangible assets of an organisation.
Physical data model A physical data model describes the actual means by which data is stored. It is directly dependent on the intended storage technologies as well as the constraints of the data processing requirements.
Product A product is a good or service provided by an organization for use by itself or by another organization. A product becomes a de facto resource for the organization that uses it or an asset for the organization that acquires it.