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Thursday, February 1, 2007

Glossary

1:33:00 PM Posted by Oscar Berg , No comments

Content



Content is a generic term for something that conveys a message from a sender, such as text, movies, sounds and pictures, that is intended to communicate information and/or create experiences for the receiver. Digital content is content that can be created, modified, delivered and shared with information technologies.




Content Asset



A content asset (sometimes called digital asset) is content that is said to have a certain (usually monetary) value to its the owner, usually a business. Hence, both content resources and content products can be seen as content assets.




Content Economy



The Content Economy is an economic system where people and organizations produce, distribute, exchange and consume digital content products and services




Content Management



Content Management (CM) is an approach with processes and technologies for managing any kind of digital content throughout its entire life cycle.




Content Product



A content product (sometimes called publication) is one or more content resources that have been put together for a specific audience or user. For example, it could be a newsletter, a web page, a video clip, or an entire web site.




Content Resource



A content resource is a piece of content that is used as input when performing an activity. For example, it could be an instructional text that instructs the person that shall perform the activity how to do it, or an image that will be part of the final content product.




Enterprise Content Management



Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is content management within the context of an enterprise, an organization carrying on a trade or business with or without a view to profit.




Information



Information is the result of a successful communication process, a message that has been sent from a sender and that has been recieved and understood by the receiver.




Metadata



Metadata is a pieace of content that intended to inform a receiver about other pieace of content. Metadata can provide answers to questions the user might have about the content, such as who created it and when or what subject it is about




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