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A '''standard data model''' or industry standard data model (ISDM) is a [[data model]] that is widely applied in some
When in use, they enable easier and faster information sharing because heterogeneous organizations have a standard vocabulary and pre-negotiated semantics, format, and quality standards for exchanged data. The standardization affects [[software architecture]] as solutions that vary from the standard may cause [[data sharing]] issues and problems if data is
The more effective standard models have developed in the banking, insurance, [[pharmaceutical]] and automotive industries, to reflect the stringent standards applied to customer information gathering, [[customer privacy]], [[consumer safety]], or [[Just In Time (business)|just in time manufacturing]].
The most complex data models known are in military use, and consortia such as [[NATO]] tend to require strict standards of their members' equipment and supply databases. However, they typically do not share these with non-NATO competitors, and so calling these 'standard' in the same sense as [[commercial software]] is not
== Example Standard Data Models ==