Schemas are a formalized description of the structure of your data. Schemas provide a standardized way of describing data in Experience Platform. This allows for all data that conforms to schemas to be reused across an organization without conflicts, or even shared between multiple organizations.
Edge Network and Adobe Experience Platform require your incoming data to have a defined schema that describes your data’s structure and provide constraints to the type of data that can be contained within each field.
To learn more about creating your own XDM schema, industry specific recommendations, or best practices, please read the document on the basics of schema composition.
Creating a sample schema
The following steps illustrate the creation of a sample schema for mobile data collection: