Data Governance

Business Glossary


What is a Business Glossary?

A repository of clearly defined business terms in plain language about key business information used in day-to-day business operations and analysis

  • campus-wide knowledge set of common definitions
  • information designed to improve business understanding and use of data
  • captures business terms and definitions in Data Cookbook

What is Data Cookbook?

The Data Cookbook is a Business Glossary and a data governance tool. Rice University currently uses Data Cookbook to capture business terms and definitions.

How does Data Cookbook work?

The short videos below provide a great overview and demonstration of what Data Cookbook is all about and how it is used.

How do I get access to Data Cookbook?

Fill out the Contact Us form to request access.

Importing and Managing Business Definitions in Data Cookbook

Step-by-step instructions on how to import, manage (create, review, approve) definitions, and other information can be found on the Data Steward Advisory Group Confluence Page.

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