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Universal Business Glossary
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Universal Business Glossary™

Jump Start your Business Glossary by taking advantage of re-using and then customizing our library of thousands of terms and definitions in various industries.
Why develop terms and definitions from scratch?

We have been developing terms and definitions for
decades! We have helped many organizations worldwide quickly develop their business glossary by taking advantage of re-using and then customizing our library of thousands of terms and definitions in various industries.


These time-proven templates have been continuously improved during the last 25 years and implemented by hundreds of companies worldwide, providing them with an invaluable resource to ensure quality, reduce time, and facilitate standardization of terms and definitions.

Key Benefits
  • Reduce time and cost significantly

  • Achieve high-quality terms and definitions

  • Improve consistency and standardization

Reduce Time and Cost

These re-usable terms and definitions significantly reduce time and cost of developing a glossary. It is so much easier and quicker to start with a template definition than trying to develop terms and definitions without using a template. The templates arm users with a powerful library of common terms and definitions that are designed for use in a business glossary. They include domains that are for common business functions in any organization such as customer demographics, ordering and managing products, handling shipments, invoicing, accounting and budgeting, managing human resources, IT security and authorizations, contact management, and project management. By re-using proven terms and definitions that have already been vetted, stewards can reduce glossary development and maintenance time and save hundreds or even thousands of hours of time, as well as improve the quality of their glossary substantially. Stewards can save time by re-using the common business glossary terms that are applicable to any organization and/or with the terms and definitions in the industry-specific domains such Healthcare; Telecommunications; Manufacturing; Banking, Investments, & Financial Services; Insurance; Professional Services; Pharmaceuticals, and Travel.

Achieve High-Quality
Glossary Standards

The terms and definitions have been developed by top experts in data governance and business glossary development. The Universal Business Glossary™ (UBG) comes with a set of term and definition standards and guidelines for how to create these terms and definitions. The standards and guidelines document can also be used as a standard jump-start and can be modified/customized for your specific needs. The terms and definitions have been used and improved based upon decades of experience and implementation at hundreds of organizations worldwide. With the wealth of experience in applying these terms to so many organizations for so long, the template terms and definitions often provide ideas that stewards may not have even considered.

Improve Consistency
and Standardization

The Universal Business Glossary™ (UBG) enable users to be consistent with other organizations and improve quality assurance by referencing “best practice” standards for developing glossary terms. UBG customers can refer to a standard, proven source for terms and definitions that are easily able to handle conflicting opinions regarding how to develop a term and/or definition.

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