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interdependency of the framework components. The components will typically fail if treated as independent (siloed) projects as opposed to a larger enterprise program initiative. Foundational framework components (data governance/stewardship, information architecture, metadata management) should typically be the first focus, depending on a corporation's EIM maturity level, while still keeping a strategic EIM perspective.
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