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Findability of data is the ease to which data can be located and retrieved.


  • Findability involves ensuring that data is properly indexed and tagged with appropriate metadata so that it can be easily searched and discovered.
  • Findability also includes ensuring that data is stored in a logical and organized manner, so that it can be found quickly and efficiently.


Findability is a characteristic of data
Findability precedes accessibility of data

You have to be able to find the data first, to know if they are accessible.

data_quality_dimension/findability.txt · Last modified: 2024/03/08 13:33 (external edit)