Data and message are simply a series of bytes and is considered a resource

Ldapwiki does NOT distinguish Data from message or from information or form content.

Data gathering process is called Data curation

Generally Data may refer to a "larger" amount of information than a message.

For most of our discussions, Data or message is in regards to some Resource

Data Life cycle#

Data Management is the Life cycle for Data

Data States#

Data and message can only be in one Data State at a time.

Data and Data Stores#

Data may be stored in many different types of Data Stores such as:

Data may be structured data or unstructured data

Data Metadata#

Ldapwiki also believe Data Metadata MUST be available for proper Data Classification:

Data vs Actionable Intelligence#

Data may or may not be useful. Actionable Intelligence is useful Data.

Data Valuation#

Data Swamp#

Ldapwiki sees too many Organizational Entities creating Data Swamps

More Information#

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