Data Life Cycle Management
Also known as information life cycle management (ILM) or data governance, DLM is a policy-based approach to managing the flow of information through a life cycle from creation to final disposition. DLM provides a holistic approach to the processes, roles, controls and measures necessary to organize and maintain data, and has 11 elements: Enterprise objectives; minimalism; simplicity of procedure and effective training; adequacy of infrastructure; information security; authenticity and accuracy of one’s own records; retrievability; distribution controls; auditability; consistency of policies; and enforcement.
Reference(s) in IAPP Certification Textbooks: M105-110, 142
Acronym(s): DLM; ILM
Associated term(s): Information Life Cycle Management