Core business object: The central actors (business partners, customers, suppliers and employees), products (incl. materials) and operating materials (systems, etc.) of a company and its ecosystem. These objects are represented as master data for purposes of IT.
Source: Otto, Boris; Österle, Hubert: Corporate Data Quality: Prerequsite for Successful Business Models, 2015 (http://www.cdq-buch.de/)
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