Name and version: Common Warehouse Metamodel
Alternative name: CWM
Valid: From March 2004
Description: Specification for the metadata in support of exchange of data between tools.
Intended use: As a means for recording the metadata to achieve data exchange between tools.
Maintenance organization: OMG - Object Management Group
ISO Standard Number: ISO/IEC 19504
References: See OMG web site (http://www.omg.org), and specifically http://www.omg.org/technology/documents/formal/cwm_mip.htm
Relationships to other standards: Concept Map
CWM is designed by OMG to work in conjunction with several others of their standards: Meta-Object Facility (MOF), Unified Modeling Language (UML), XML Metadata Interchange (XMI), and Ontology Definition Metamodel (ODM)
It also is well designed to fit into the processing cascade for a survey in a statistical office.
Description last updated / validated: 18 December 2009