Does your company have naming standards and definitions? Do they extend to your daily work, or do they only exist for internal resources such as HR staffing, 401K requests, vacation and sick days, email addresses, hardware, software, etc. Many industries have agreed upon standards such as USB plugs, Cat 7 cabling, credit card formats, etc., which all facilitate the ordering and tracking of each of the services. Those standards did not come easy or quickly, but it certainly helped to move the process forward.
The worlds of Market and Enterprise Data Management have been slowly converging in recent years with traditional market data contract and vendor management groups challenged with the governance, compliance and licensing domains of all market data - ranging from identifiers to indices; real-time and reference.