Common Data Environment (CDE)

A single source of information which collects, manages and disseminates relevant, approved project documents for multidisciplinary teams in a managed process. A Common Data Environment (CDE) is typically served by a Document Management System that facilitates the sharing of data/information among Project Participants. Information within a CDE need to carry one of four labels (or reside within one of four areas): Work In Progress Area, Shared Area, Published Area, and Archive Area

Concepts: Data Source
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