Definition[edit | edit source]

An information product is

an item that has been derived from one or more sources of information to meet a specific purpose.
[d]ata organized in a variety of forms and contexts to convey intended information in relation to other data or information to contribute knowledge needed by users; it may be in the form of a data item, object, picture, document, file, database, spreadsheet, stream or other form capable of being coherently assimilated by human or machine through visual, electronic, or audible interpretation. An information product can be a file (measured by size) or a stream (measured by duration).[1]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Capstone Requirements Document: Global Information Grid (GIG) 75 (JROCM 134-01) (Aug. 30, 2001) (unclassified) (full-text).
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