Legacy Data



/ˈlɛgəsi ˈdeɪtə/


Information that exists in an organizations current PIM system prior to the start of a project as the result of previous work.

Legacy Data is the product information that is going to be cleansed, re-organized, and integrated into the target system. Legacy Data can be mined for useful attribute values. Changes in a system's hardware or software, however, can cause Legacy Data to be misleading, incomplete, or irrelevant.


Data Modelling, Data Governance

Related Terms

Data Migration, Mined Attribute

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