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ALSO CALLED: Data Quality Control, Information Quality, Data Quality Assurance, Data Content Quality
DEFINITION: Data quality is the reliability and effectiveness of data, particularly in a data warehouse. Data quality assurance (DQA) is the process of verifying the reliability and effectiveness of data. Maintaining data quality requires going through the data periodically and scrubbing it. Typically this involves updating it, standardizing it, and de-duplicating records to create a single view of the data,  … 
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Data Access and Refinement: Making data useful and available to everyone
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, data seems to be everywhere except where we need it, when we need it. With the rapid growth of data has come heightened demand for quality data—a task that leaves many businesses scratching their head on performing successfully. So how do you do it? Read this white paper to find out how IBM can help.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

IBM

Breaking Big: When Big Data Goes Bad
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the differences between conventional data and big data, as well as how those differences put big data environments at a great risk of data quality problems.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Information Builders

Harvard Business Review: The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This Harvard Business Review report explains why big data in HR will allow HR departments to move beyond simple headcount and be more predictive than reactionary. Inside, learn from several examples of finance adopters of big data that are winning favorable notice from the C-suite.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Workday

Deliver Better Applications using Database Development Best Practices
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper examines the challenges of delivering quality applications and explores how by implementing a collaborative, best practices methodology for database development, you can solve those challenges and much more.
Posted: 27 Aug 2014 | Published: 27 Aug 2014

Dell Software

Lower risk and cost with proactive information governance
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to find out how you can help ensure your data assets are available, protected, and managed through their lifecycle by applying proactive information governance for organization, location, and control.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Company

Why You Need Test Data Management
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the pros and cons of adopting Agile methods and the ins-and-outs of test data management.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 29 Mar 2014

Informatica

Why CIOs Need to Take Control of Customer Data
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the business implications of customer data which hasn't been integrated and find out if customer data management technologies such as master data management (MDM), data quality and data integration the key to resolving a potentially devastating customer data problem.
Posted: 22 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Informatica

Managing Master Data & Data Quality
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Now is the time to brush up on the ins-and-outs of master data management (MDM), data quality (DQM), and product information management (PIM).
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Nov 2013

Informatica

Choosing the Right Master Data Management Solution for Your Organization - A Buyer’s Guide for IT Professionals
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 10 master data management (MDM) requirements and make sure you're selecting the ideal MDM solution for your business needs.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Informatica

Holistic Data Governance - A Framework for Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Find out what it takes to build a stellar data governance initiative.
Posted: 20 Aug 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Informatica

Accuracy Matters: Key Considerations for Choosing a Data Analytics Solution
sponsored by Attensity
WHITE PAPER: Consult the following white paper to examine a data analytics system that intends to solve the all-too-common issues of data inaccuracy. Learn what differentiates this solution from conventional analytics, additionally; hear about key consideration for choosing the right data analytics software, and more.
Posted: 15 Aug 2014 | Published: 15 Aug 2014

Attensity

Seven Symptoms of Forecasting Illness
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the most common forecasting problems and provides a prescription for bringing them back to health.
Posted: 17 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2010

IBM

Data Integration 101 - Top Trends, Ideas and Best Practices in a Maturing Data Management Practice
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the current business need for data integration and includes the top 10 trends, ideas, and best practices for data integration. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

SAS

Data Drives Profit: But IT Exec-Staff Disconnect Threatens the Bottom Line
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Designed to inform IT execs and professionals, "Research: Data Drives Profit" provides insights and solutions that'll help you, your team, and your internal partners define and implement an effective data strategy.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Informatica

Understanding Regulatory Implications for Better Data, Connectivity, and Reporting
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out what you need to do to remain compliant and competitive during a time of change, and uncover the benefits of enhancing operational efficiencies for new regulatory requirements.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

OpenText GXS

Omnichannel Considerations for the Purchase Order Process
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how adopting an omnichannel experience can improve the purchase order process, and benefit both the customers and the business.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

OpenText GXS

Data Quality Management
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how data quality can lead to a well-oiled supply chain and successful transportation and logistics projects.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

Talent Analytics: A Multiyear Journey
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: For many organizations, it takes years to build the capabilities to progress from fairly simple operational reporting to advanced statistical models and predictive analytics. Get a roadmap.
Posted: 10 Jun 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

SAP America, Inc.

Protecting Mission-Critical Manufacturing Data with an ERP Firewall
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find how an ERP Firewall can capture business process and data quality errors, so outsourcing data doesn't create mayhem within your company.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

The 8 Worst Practices in Master Data Management and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Real-time decision making is essential to gain competitive advantage, and to make the best decisions, you need accurate, complete, and timely data -- you need master data management (MDM). View this white paper to discover the eight worst possible practices of MDM and how to avoid them
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

Information Builders

Sales Intelligence: 28% More Reps Achieving Annual Quota
sponsored by Salesforce Data.com
WHITE PAPER: This survey-based research examines how sales organizations leverage customer data to improve sales effectiveness.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Salesforce Data.com

4 Essential Growth Patterns: How Do You Align?
sponsored by Salesforce Data.com
WHITE PAPER: Growing your business depends largely on knowing your customers -- and that requires having the right data, people, and processes in place. To begin the path to sustainable business growth, check out this extensive guide for businesses of all sizes -- from startup to enterprise.
Posted: 17 Apr 2014 | Published: 17 Apr 2014

Salesforce Data.com

Why CIOs Need to Take Control of Customer Data
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief examines the business implications of unintegrated customer data and outlines how CIOs and other senior IT managers are ideally positioned to take control of customer data with data management technologies.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Informatica

MDM and Data Quality for the Data Warehouse
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: This executive brief explains how the combination of master data management (MDM) and data quality (DQ) can significantly enhance the accuracy and reliability of data, enabling timely, confident decisions and accurate reporting.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Informatica

Grow Forward With Faster, Simpler, and Flexible ERP
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how one ERP system can help you reduce operating costs and boost sales.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014

Sage Software
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DATA QUALITY DEFINITION (continued): …  even even if it is stored in multiple disparate systems. There are many vendor applications on the market to make this job easier. Because data quality is so important from a business perspective, many large companies employ a data steward to be in charge of data quality. In spite of this, Gartner Inc. forecasted that 25% of critical data within Fortune 1000 companies would continue to be inaccurate through 2007. A Gartner study says that poor quality customer data costs U.S. business an estimated $611 billion dollars a year in postage, printing, and staff overhead.Getting started with data quality … 
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