Author's Note: This column is the second in an eight-part series adapted from the book Universal Meta Data Models by David Marco and Michael Jennings (John Wiley & Sons).

Last month, I presented the managed meta data environment (MME) and its six components (meta data sourcing layer, meta data integration layer, meta data repository, meta data management layer, meta data marts and meta data delivery layer). In this column, I will discuss the meta data sourcing layer and begin to discuss the most common sources of meta data targeted by this layer.

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