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Conformity - definition(s)

Conformity - To conform means to meet or comply with requirements. There are many types of requirements. There are quality requirements, customer requirements, product requirements, management requirements, legal requirements, and so on.

Requirements can be explicitly specified (like the ISO 9001 requirements) or implied. A specified requirement is one that has been stated (in a document, for example). When your organization meets a requirement, you can say that it conforms to that requirement.

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Source: Praxium Research Group Ltd, 08 March 2011 09:46:13, External

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Conformity - Data conformity is the data quality dimension that describes how well data adheres to standards and how well it's represented in an expected format.

Achieving the adequate conformity is a part of data quality improvement.

Meeting relevant national standards and international standards are applied to customer data quality and product data quality.

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Stibo Systems, 16 May 2011 09:05:33, External 




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