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Metadata reference model

Standard identifier: 
ISB-000288
Standard Type: 
Guidance Documents
Version: 
1.00
Status: 
Approved: Recommended
Date of Standard: 
Friday, 13 February 2015
Category: 
Assessments
Attendance
Courses and qualifications
Curriculum
Enrolment
Events
Funding
Identity
Learning interaction
Location
Policies, business change and strategy
Premises and facilities
Resources (including HR and procurement)
Party (including organisation and person)
Target audience: 
Data modellers
ICT procurers
Statisticians
System developers or programmers
Introduction: 

This document defines the set of metadata items that may be applied optionally and generically to any entity or attribute in the Business Data Architecture (BDA) with some few exceptions. Use of metadata is optional within any conformant implementation of ISB standards, however if used then it must conform to the metadata defined within this document. Defining the metadata items here ensures consistency and provides a reference model for the definition and maintenance of the same set of metadata items for each and every entity and thus each and every Business Data Standard (BDS).