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Term: Timeliness

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-12-03


This term is used in the MCHP Data Quality Framework. Timeliness refers to how current the data are in a dataset. This is indicated by:

  1. time until a dataset is acquired,
  2. time until the data is released to MCHP, and
  3. time until updates to the data are in place.

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