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Data user


A data user is a user of data.


Data consumer (althought data are not 'consumed')


Another definition of data user is: a person or organization using data as input for further processing.

Responsibilities of a data users are:

  • Ensuring that the data is reliable and secure. These responsibilities focus on how the data is secured, how it will be used, how long it can be kept and with whom it can be shared.
  • Ensuring that the data has business value and clear data quality.
  • Ensuring that the data is only used for the purpose for which it was collected.


Data user is an instance of a data management role
Data user is part of DQMS-element roles and responsibilities

Life cycle

  • Assign data user
  • Educate data user
  • Develop data user
  • Satisfy data user


role/data_user.txt · Last modified: 2023/10/17 16:30 by peter