Downstream

adv.

Pronunciation

/ˈdaʊnˈstrim/

Definition

Description of an activity, process, or system occurring or enacted in the future with dependencies on previous processes or symptoms.

For example, a PIM system supplies product information to downstream systems like content management systems driving eCommerce websites. Changes to the upstream PIM system data or processes have direct implications to the downstream systems.

Category

Technology, Business, Data Governance

Related Terms

Upstream

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