1. Planning Activities (P): Activities that set the strategic and tactical course for other data management activities. Planning activities may be performed on a recurring basis.
2. Development Activities (D): Activities undertaken within implementation projects and recognized as part of the systems development lifecycle (SDLC), creating data deliverables through analysis, design, building, testing, preparation and deployment.
3. Control Activities (C): Supervisory activities performed on an on--going basis.
4. Operational Activities (O): Service and support activities performed on an ongoing basis.