Taxonomy

A system for naming things and organizing them into groups based on their similarities.

While traditionally used in science fields, such as biology, it is widely used in Data-management platform (DMP)s.

Taxonomy in a Data-management platform (DMP) refers to creating a single naming convention for related things.

For example, one system could use the word “user” while another uses “visitor”.

The taxonomy in a Data-management platform (DMP) would unify these two terms and use one term for both.

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