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Metadata Standards in the Marketplace - Why Do I Care? (And Where Does Godzilla Fit In?)
Metadata (“data about data”) is essential for data warehousing. Metadata standards allow different products to interact. Without standards, different vendors

this page defines compliance terms  primary standards body in this scenario, and has presented a widely supported standard called CWMI (Common Warehouse Metadata Interchange). The second standards body involved is the MetaData Coalition (MDC), to which Microsoft handed over it's standard, OIM (Open Information Model). Much work has been done to bring the standards closer together, and an XMI (XML Metadata Interchange) bridge has been written to allow OIM-compliant products to interact with CWMI-compliant products. However, the standards

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Regulatory and Compliance

Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirements needs, as well as product related components of environmental health and safety (EH&S). 

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Benchmarking ERP in SMB


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What Is Software as a Service?


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Actionable Supply Chain Intelligence: Leveraging the Services Hub


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Governance, Risk, and Compliance for Life Sciences Companies: Institutionalize Compliance to Reduce Costs and Increase Productivity


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Make Compliance Work for You


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Providing a Foundation for Regulatory Compliance


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