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== Definitions ==
 
== Definitions ==
   
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=== Data/information ===
The '''life cycle''' is
 
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A '''life cycle''' is
   
 
{{Quote|the stages through which [[information]] is managed. [[Information management]] strives to manage the [[record]]s in a manner that facilitates [[authenticity]], [[reliability]], [[integrity]] and [[usability]] throughout all stages including:
 
{{Quote|the stages through which [[information]] is managed. [[Information management]] strives to manage the [[record]]s in a manner that facilitates [[authenticity]], [[reliability]], [[integrity]] and [[usability]] throughout all stages including:
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* [[Storage]], [[maintenance]] and protection;
 
* [[Storage]], [[maintenance]] and protection;
 
* [[Archival]] [[preservation]] or [[destruction]] or [[expungement]].<ref>CAN/CGSB-72.34-2005.</ref>}}
 
* [[Archival]] [[preservation]] or [[destruction]] or [[expungement]].<ref>CAN/CGSB-72.34-2005.</ref>}}
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=== Content ===
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A '''life cycle''' is
   
 
{{Quote|[a] set of [[iterative]], modular [[process]]es that govern the [[creation]], [[acquisition]], selection, description, [[sustainability]], [[access]] and [[preservation]] of [[digital content]] over time.<ref>[[NDSA Glossary]].</ref>}}
 
{{Quote|[a] set of [[iterative]], modular [[process]]es that govern the [[creation]], [[acquisition]], selection, description, [[sustainability]], [[access]] and [[preservation]] of [[digital content]] over time.<ref>[[NDSA Glossary]].</ref>}}
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=== Systems ===
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A '''life cycle''' is the
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{{Quote|[e]volution of a [[system]], [[product]], [[service]], project, or other human-made entity from conception through retirement.<ref>[[NIST Special Publication 800-160]], at B-6.</ref>}}
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 21:02, 14 May 2014

Definitions

Data/information

A life cycle is

the stages through which information is managed. Information management strives to manage the records in a manner that facilitates authenticity, reliability, integrity and usability throughout all stages including:

Content

A life cycle is

[a] set of iterative, modular processes that govern the creation, acquisition, selection, description, sustainability, access and preservation of digital content over time.[2]

Systems

A life cycle is the

[e]volution of a system, product, service, project, or other human-made entity from conception through retirement.[3]

References

  1. CAN/CGSB-72.34-2005.
  2. NDSA Glossary.
  3. NIST Special Publication 800-160, at B-6.

See also