Definition of Tag

Definition Last Updated 2015-10-28 14:39

A tag is a kind of characteristic, i.e. something that can be said about1Formally, predicated of the content of a particular region at a particular time; tags differ from observables (the only other kind of characteristic) in that, whereas observables are intrinsic characteristics such as length or mass, tags are independent, extrinsic characteristics such as identity that are typically attributed to an entity once it has been identified,.

Being about something, a tag and its value constitute metadata.

Relationships are defined by attributing tags.


Tag is a defined term of Enterprise Architecture. Tag is a defined term of Business Analysis.

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1.Formally, predicated of

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