Definitions for "Legacy Data"
Finding aids created prior to implementation of EAD. Such finding aids often must be restructured to some degree in order to fit within EAD's hierarchical structure and set of data elements.
Data that is left over from previous technologies. The analog recordings on tape are the legacy data that the Consortium wants to address. This normally involves a conversion process.
Information in old mainframe systems, such as customer accounts, billing, usage and payment history. Traditionally it is organised by product, not by customer. However, it is important that it can be accessed by customer relationship management systems.