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Reference Data

Reference data is data that provides a authoritative list of values.

These reference values are often used to provide validation of data that is stored in another field. Or to validate data at the time it is entered.

Examples of reference data are:

  • List of country codes;

  • List of Foreign Currency codes.

Location mappings

  • Wellington | Central Region

Description mappings

  • 10 | Wholesale Customers

Reference Data Patterns is very flexible and allows you to name your Concepts, Details and Events in any way that makes sense to you or your organisation. Here are some common patterns we have seen.

  • Defining reference data reference-data-pattern

  • Dealing with address data address-pattern