Writers' First Review Draft:    (2V8S)

Term    (2VE6)

Data Element    (2VE7)

Origin/Source for Inclusion of the Term    (2VE8)

OMB Enterprise Architecture Assessment Framework Version 1.5 Data Reference Model Wiki http://colab.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?DataReferenceModel_09_2004/TheGlossary_DRM_VolIv1    (2VE9)

OMB Context Definition    (2VEA)

Reference/URL OMB Context Definition    (2VEB)

Business Definition    (2VEC)

The smallest and most basic piece of information.    (2VED)

Reference/URL for Business Definition    (2VEE)

Moore,John - Keeping Data Flowing (FCW.com) June 20, 2005 < Microsoft Press - Microsoft Computer Dictionary 2002    (2VEF)

Technical Definition    (2VEG)

The fundamental data structure in a data processing system. Any unit of data defined for processing is a data element. Technically, a data element is a logical definition of data, whereas a field is the physical unit of storage in a record.    (2VEH)

Reference/URL Technical Definition    (2VEI)

Freedman, Alan - The Computer Glossary: the Complete Illustrated Dictionary 8th ed. 1998    (2VEJ)

Context Definition 1    (2VEK)

A single unit of data    (2VEL)

Reference/URL Context Definition 1    (2VEM)

Microsoft Press - Microsoft Computer Dictionary 2002    (2VEN)

Context Definition 2    (2VEO)

Reviewer Comment: A basic unit of information built on standard structures having a unique meaning and distinct units or values. In electronic recordkeeping, a combination of characters or bytes referring to one separate item of information, such as name, address, or age.    (2VEP)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 2    (2VEQ)

Reviewer Comment: "Data Element in Dod Dictionary of Military Terms http://www.dtic.mil/doctrine/jel/doddict/data/d/01476.html, accessed July 21, 2005"    (2VER)

Context Definition 3    (2VES)

Reference/URL for Context Definition 3    (2VET)

See Also Related Terms    (2VEU)