Data Base Standards

  • Jay-Louise Weldon
Part of the Applications of Modern Technology in Business book series (AMTB)


Standards are rules and procedures established by an authority in an attempt to measure the quantity or quality of some object or process. In data processing, standards are promulgated by edp management to measure the quality of data processing systems and their operation. The variety of standards that may be developed for a data processing installation cover the full range of systems activities(1) Standards may exist for system development (including project management and the specification of system components, such as backup and recovery procedures), for data and file definition, for program coding, for all aspects of system documentation (including manual procedures and user training), for system test and conversion, and finally for system operation (including the specification of the hardware/software environment of the installation itself).


Data Base Data Element Program Code Data Dictionary Data Base Structure 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jay-Louise Weldon
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  1. 1.Graduate School of Business AdministrationNew York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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