Golden Source

From Open Risk Manual


Golden Source denotes a definitive source of information (data).


The concept arises frequently in the context of an overall Data Quality Management Framework aiming to meet Data Quality objectives. In particular it aims to enforce Data Accuracy, namely ensuring that data used for decision making correctly describe the "real world" phenomenon are supposed to capture.

Issues and Challenges

  • Multiple / overlapping sources of information are common in enterprise systems

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