The Functional Construct aligns to the Data Management Capabilities as defined in EDM Council DCAM. It is organized at four levels of an organization:
- Region – if required, a partial replica of Enterprise based on geographic variation)
The construct includes the functional engagement of Technology due to the close partnership between the Business and Technology in Data Management.
While the functions remain constant an organization must assess the variables and determine how best to execute the functions through a specific role structure (see DM Organizational Construct).