Architectural ImprovementsThe point of identifying the system of record for data elements and entities is to drive architectural improvements. This generally means that data producers keep the system of record updated and that data consumers get their data from the system of record.
|Overview: System Of Record|
The identified authority for a data element or entity.
Identifying a system of record is a starting point for architectural improvement as organizations often have multiple copies of data with no clear authoritative source.