Data Dictionary Systems and their Application in Auditing

Elizabeth Cunningham, Robert Davis

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Data dictionaries (DD) hold information about data held by an organization. The most important features of DDs to an auditor are security and reporting. DDs can be difficult to compare as there is no agreed standard for their design. One company had problems in finding a suitable DD and implementing it. © 1986.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)30-34
Number of pages5
JournalData Processing
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1986


  • auditing
  • data dictionary
  • data processing
  • database management systems
  • security


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