The comprehensive management of an organization's data, such as by ensuring consistent definitions of data elements and coordinating the development of data dictionaries. See also RECORDS MANAGEMENT.
The process of creating and managing administrative data so that business processes are supported with accurate, timely, and relevant information. Data administration strives to eliminate redundant and inconsistent data in administrative systems, to promote data standards and common metadata libraries, and to promote access to data.
Function responsible for ensuring definition, integrity, consistency, accuracy of institutional data and identifying data maintenance responsibility; develops and monitors rules and standards that apply to data model; ensures data security policies and procedures.