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Find Terms by Theme: Information Management

Critical Issue

Definition:

A known system defect or enhancement request that if left unresolved could significantly impact business operations, compliance with statute or policy, the integrity of the system or data or otherwise create a public health, safety or other significant risk areas.

Data Exchange

Definition:
Supports the interchange of information between multiple systems and applications; includes verification that transmitted data was received unaltered.
Context:
IT Business Function

Data Integration

Definition:
The practices, architectural techniques and tools for achieving the consistent access and delivery of data across the spectrum of data subject areas and data structure types in the enterprise to meet the data consumption requirements of all applications and business processes.
Context:
Integration

Data Integrity and Privacy Management

Definition:
Data Integrity and Privacy Management involves the coordination of data collection, storage, dissemination, and destruction as well as managing the policies, guidelines, and standards regarding data management, so that data quality is maintained and information is shared or available in accordance with the law and best practices
Context:
IT Business Function

Data Mining

Definition:
Defines the set of capabilities to provide for the efficient discovery of non-obvious, valuable patterns and relationships within a large collection of data
Context:
IT Business Function

Data Recovery

Definition:
Defines the set of capabilities to support the restoration and stabilization of data sets to a consistent, desired state
Context:
IT Business Function

Data Warehouse

Definition:
Defines the set of capabilities to support the archiving and storage of large volumes of data
Context:
IT Business Function

Document Management and workflow

Definition:
Defines the set of capabilities to support the creation, use, archiving and deletion of unstructured data. This includes the set of capabilities to support the design, generation and maintenance of electronic or physical forms and templates
Context:
IT Business Function

Information Mapping / Taxonomy / Categorization

Definition:
Information Mapping/ Taxonomy/ Categorization defines the set of capabilities to support the creation and maintenance of relationships between data entities, naming standards and categorization and allow classification of data and information into specific layers or types to support an organization.
Context:
IT Business Function

Information Technology (IT) Assets

Definition:

The processes, procedures, systems, IT infrastructure, data, and communication capabilities that allow each agency to manage, store, and share information in pursuit of its business mission, including but not limited to:

  • Applications.
  • All data typically associated with IT systems regardless of source (agency, partner, customer, citizen, etc.). 
  • All data typically associated with IT systems regardless of the medium on which it resides (disc, tape, flash drive, cell phone, personal digital assistant, etc.).
  • End-user authentication systems.
  • Hardware (voice, video, radio transmitters and receivers, mainframes, servers, workstations, personal computers, laptops, and all end point equipment).
  • Software (operating systems, application software, middleware, microcode).
  • IT infrastructure (networks, connections, pathways, servers, wireless endpoints).
  • Services (data processing, telecommunications, office automation, and computerized information systems).
  • Telecommunications hardware, software, and networks.
  • Radio frequencies.
  • Data computing and telecommunications facilities.
  • Intelligent control systems such as video surveillance, HVAC, and physical security.

Meta Data Management

Definition:

Support the maintenance and administration of data that describes data

Context:
IT Business Function