The Ultimate Data Glossary

Welcome to the Seer Data & Analytics ultimate data glossary. We have curated a variety of data definitions in this easy-to-use glossary to help communities and organisations navigate data terms.

# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
There are currently 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter E.
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Estimate
An estimate is used to measure and diagnose the true value of a function or a particular set of populations. An estimate is determined by various signals to approximate a figure with a reasonable likelihood of occurring.

Evidence base (or evidenced-based)
An evidence base (or evidenced-based) in the social sector relates to evidence collected to inform decision-making, grants and policy. Data plays a key role in developing an evidence base.