Concept Number: *319
English Master: Data
Synonyms, Variations & Acronyms: none
Data can be viewed as a necessary System Resource. Data can also be viewed as a Process-Input and as a Process-Output. Data can be viewed in terms of its Function (“to warn”, “to give costs”), volume (bits), and in terms of both Cost (Cost to acquire, Cost to store, Cost to keep updated) and performance characteristics (including accuracy, updatedness, Credibility, precision, correctness).eDefinition
This Concept entered by Nancy Sealy.