60.60 May 20, 2021
ISO/TC 184/SC 4
This document specifies a procedure for data profiling to generate the foundation for performing data quality assessment. This profiling is applicable to data sets that are either originally in a structure of tables and columns or are the output from a transformation to create such a structure.
NOTE 1 Data profiling is applicable to all types of database technology.
The following are within the scope of this document:
— performing structure analysis to determine data element concepts;
— performing column analysis to identify relevant data elements, including statistics about a data set;
— performing relationship analysis to identify dependencies in a data set.
The following are outside the scope of this document:
— methods for extracting and sampling data to be profiled from a data set;
— deriving data rules;
— measuring the extent of nonconformities in a data set.
NOTE 2 ISO 8000‑8 specifies approaches to measuring data and information quality.
This document can be used in conjunction with, or independently of, quality management systems standards.
60.60 Standard published
May 20, 2021