User InputUser input such as a form submitted by a customer.
EventsAn event such as a customer who clicks on a product description.
SensorsRaw data from a sensor such as a microphone.
Machine DataData produced by a machine such as a scientific instrument.
TransactionsCommercially relevant transactions such as an ecommerce purchase or stock trade.
Reference DataData that is used in many places but changes rarely such as a country code or stock ticker.
KnowledgeInformation generated by people that is assessed as valuable such as a document created by a domain expert.
ObservationsObservations recorded by a person or instrument such as the results of an experiment.
Natural LanguageNatural language such as an interview with a lead user.
MediaInformation that has creative or informational value such as a photo or video.
CommunicationCommunication such an email.
|Overview: Source Data|
|Definition||Information that hasn't be processed.|
|Value||Tracing things back to source data is often required to validate or audit calculated data.|
|Related Concepts||Transactional DataReference DataMachine DataAtomic Data|