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Conversion - definitions

Conversion : The process of preparing, reengineering, cleansing and transforming data, and loading it into a new target data architecture

[Category=Data Quality ]

Source: Larry English, External, 17-Jan-2009 13:08

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Conversion - A conversion is the event that occurs when a recipient of a direct mail or e-mail offer takes action -- usually in the form making a commitment.

[Category=Database Marketing ]

Source: NextMark, 04 August 2009 09:20:04, ?glossaryTermId=a0800000000F0lMAAS External

Conversion - change in an employee's status or tenure, usually from a casual, temporary, or excepted status to another type of employment.

[Category=Postal ]

Source: USPS, 07 September 2009 09:49:09, External

Conversion - The process of converting an inquirer, or a trial offer buyer, or a catalog requester to regular customer status via a sale.

[Category=Database Marketing ]

Source: Postcom, 21 February 2010 11:22:02, External

conversion - The process of transferring data derived from existing records and maps to a digital database. Conversion is a major input problem and can consume the greatest share of time in a GIS project.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: Open Geospatial Consortium, 06 June 2011 07:26:09, External

conversion - [data conversion] The process of changing input data from one representation or format to another, such as from raster to vector, or from one file format to another, such as from x,y coordinate table to point shapefile.

[Category=Geospatial ]

Source: esri, 06 March 2012 09:15:47, External 

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