Data Management Terms

The table below displays all the terms associated with the Data Management Glossary.
Term Description

is a Knowledge Organization System that is a Controlled Vocabulary in which Concepts are represented by preferred terms, formally organized so that paradigmatic relationships between the concepts are made explicit, and the preferred terms are accompanied by lead-in entries for synonyms or quasi-synonyms

Third Line of Defense

is a general term indicating something can be linked to another artifact.

Types of Information Element

Is the collective classification for all identified Information Elements.


is a freely available and global standard for exchanging business information. XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) allows the expression of semantic meaning commonly required in business reporting.