Metadata Management

n.

Pronunciation

/ˈmɛt.əˌdeɪ.tə ˈmænəʤmənt/

Definition

A system to track, organize and analyze data about data.

Metadata can elucidate where data originates, when it was created, and explain the form it takes. Therefore, managing metadata can track why the values were created and monitor data quality.

Category

Metadata, Data Governance

Related Terms

metadata, master data management

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