- All the disciplines related to managing data as a valuable resource, such as data modeling or metadata management.
Data management refers to several levels of managing data. From bottom to top, they are:
(1) The part of the operating system that manages the physical storage and retrieval of data on a disk or other device. See access method.
(3) The function that manages data as an organizational resource. See data administration.
(4) The management of all data/information in an organization. It includes data administration, the standards for defining data and the way in which people perceive and use it.