ISO IEC JTC 1SC 32 (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 Data management and interchange is a standardization subcommittee of the Joint Technical Committee ISO/IEC JTC 1 of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), which develops and facilitates standards within the field of data management and interchange. The international secretariat of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 is the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) located in the United States.[1] Continue reading “ISO IEC JTC 1SC 32 (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Media aggregation platform (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Media Aggregation Platform or Media Aggregation Portal (MAP) is an over the top service for distributing web-based streaming media content from multiple sources to a large audience. MAPs consist of networks of sources who host their own content which viewers can choose and access directly from a larger variety of content to choose from than a single source can offer.[1][2] The service is used by content providers, looking to extend the reach of their content. Continue reading “Media aggregation platform (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Metadata management (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Metadata management involves managing metadata about other data, whereby this “other data” is generally referred to as content data. The term is used most often in relation to digital media, but older forms of metadata are catalogs, dictionaries, and taxonomies. For example, the Dewey Decimal Classification is a metadata management systems developed in 1876 for libraries. Continue reading “Metadata management (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Master data management (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

In business, master data management (MDM) is a method used to define and manage the critical data of an organization to provide, with data integration, a single point of reference.[1] The data that is mastered may include reference data – the set of permissible values, and the analytical data that supports decision making.[2] Continue reading “Master data management (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”

Master data (Ofer Abarbanel online library)

Master data represents the business objects that contain the most valuable, agreed upon information shared across an organization.[1] It gives context to business activities and transactions, answering questions like who, what, when and how as well as expanding the ability to make sense of these activities through categorizations, groupings and hierarchies. It can cover relatively static reference data, transactional, unstructured, analytical, hierarchical and metadata.[2] It is the primary focus of the information technology (IT) discipline of master data management (MDM). Continue reading “Master data (Ofer Abarbanel online library)”