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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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The Journey to Value: Preparing Your Data for the GDPR
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: A new standard will be set once the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is enforced beginning in May 2018. How well-prepared is your organization to comply? Learn 4 key steps to create a sustainable, governed data asset for the GDPR – and beyond.
Posted: 21 Sep 2017 | Published: 21 Sep 2017

IBM

5-Minute Guide to Text Analytics
sponsored by Attivio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data has been growing for years at an exponential rate, and most of it (80% by accepted industry estimates) is unstructured. This data is robbing executives of insight they need to make better data-driven decisions. Learn how text analytics can help you leverage more relevant data for analysis, and lead you to better decision-making.
Posted: 13 Sep 2017 | Published: 13 Sep 2017

Attivio, Inc.

GDPR Compliance: How Can You Adapt to the New Regulation?
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to begin in May 2018 – is your organization ready to comply? Learn from a technology perspective what's needed to comply with the GDPR. Topics covered include data breach reporting, accountability, rights and more.
Posted: 08 Sep 2017 | Published: 08 Sep 2017

CA Technologies.

Taming Data Drift: The Silent Killer of Data Integrity
sponsored by StreamSets
WHITE PAPER: The innovations behind big data have created a new critical problem for businesses – data drift. Learn about the causes of data drift, its technical and business implications, and how StreamSets Data Collector provides an open source tool to address data drift.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

StreamSets

Conquering Dataflow Chaos with Data Operations
sponsored by StreamSets
WHITE PAPER: In today's data-driven world, the combination of big data and fast data requires a completely new mindset, one focused on "data operations". Learn about the technology and market shifts that have increased both the importance and difficulty of continuously delivering high-quality data to serve modern applications.
Posted: 30 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Aug 2017

StreamSets

How Stronger Governance Enables Distributed BI
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to overcome challenges like lingering data silos, data security, and establishing a single source of truth. Learn how a strong governance program and a distributed BI model can optimize BI and analytics.
Posted: 25 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Qlik

CIO's Guide to Data Analytics and Machine Learning
sponsored by Google Cloud
WHITE PAPER: Using data to make business decisions is nothing new ... but today, data is everywhere. Learn how to implement modern, cloud-based strategies for data management. Understand the technologies helping companies turn a vast, complex data landscape into useful business insights.
Posted: 25 Aug 2017 | Published: 25 Aug 2017

Google Cloud

CIO's Guide to Data Analytics and Machine Learning
sponsored by Google Cloud
WHITE PAPER: Using data to make business decisions is nothing new ... but today, data is everywhere. Learn how to implement modern, cloud-based strategies for data management. Understand the technologies helping companies turn a vast, complex data landscape into useful business insights.
Posted: 25 Aug 2017 | Published: 25 Aug 2017

Google Cloud

The Importance of Data Profiling: How Profiling Helps You Make Knowledgeable Business Decisions
sponsored by Melissa Data Global Intelligence
WHITE PAPER: In this whitepaper, you'll discover the importance of profiling and useful forms of metadata that the profiling process generates. And, uncover advanced techniques to ascertain the quality of your data, as well as the ability to automate the consolidation of records from tables having different structures, all through the use of profiled metadata.
Posted: 24 Aug 2017 | Published: 24 Aug 2017

Melissa Data Global Intelligence

Build vs. Buy Data Quality Challenge: Insight Into a Hybrid Approach
sponsored by Melissa Data Global Intelligence
WHITE PAPER: Data is extremely complex – but if it's to be useful, it needs to be trusted. Learn about the complicated relationship between rules-based data quality, were internal subject matter knowledge is necessary, and active data quality, which is constantly changing.
Posted: 24 Aug 2017 | Published: 24 Aug 2017

Melissa Data Global Intelligence

The Modern Approach to Business Intelligence
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Whether you're working with data in spreadsheets, warehouses, or across disparate data sets, this white paper explores how to improve analytics and access to real-time insights. Uncover the 7 key attributes that are shaping the modern approach to business intelligence.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 10 Aug 2017

Tableau Software

The Data Management Implications of GDPR
sponsored by Datameer
WHITE PAPER: The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is intended to provide a consistent approach to data privacy and protection across the EU. But how does it affect things from a data management perspective? Understand how the GDPR will affect data management, profiling, quality, lineage, masking and more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2017 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Datameer

Achieve Governed Self-Service Analytics at Scale
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Uncover 4 steps for successfully deploying governed self-service analytics so that you can meet the growing need for self-service analytics while still ensuring a high standard of data governance, trust, security, and monitoring.
Posted: 09 Aug 2017 | Published: 09 Aug 2017

Tableau Software

Data Governance for Self-Service Analytics
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn how to create a data governance strategy for self-service analytics by uncovering the 4 essential elements of a refined data governance strategy. Plus, discover how to create mobile and cloud support for you data management and security initiatives.
Posted: 08 Aug 2017 | Published: 08 Aug 2017

Tableau Software

Practical Steps to Collect, Connect and Share Your Enterprise Data for Better Business Outcomes
sponsored by ERwin
WHITE PAPER: Read on to learn about how taking a business-outcome approach can help realize the true value of your enterprise architecture. Find out what steps you can take to enable this mindset, like learning how to empower C-level executives, using future-state modeling, and more.
Posted: 03 Aug 2017 | Published: 03 Aug 2017

ERwin

Empower Business Users to Make Faster, Smarter Decisions with Big Data
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to simplify big data adoption, ensure data quality, and accelerate analytics by learning about the Infogix Data3Sixty platform for data quality, governance, and analytics.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Infogix

From MDM to Data Governance: True Mastery of the Insurance Corporate Data Assets Requires a New Way of Thinking
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Given the potential risks that poor or ineffective data management can have resulting in financial damage, harm to a company's reputation and the operational inefficiencies caused by misinformation, data governance is an important investment to make. Learn about what makes a data governance initiative successful.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Infogix

Achieving GDPR Compliance with Data Governance
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to meet GDPR compliance requirements with an organization-wide data governance program that relies on collaboration, shared accountability, machine learning analytics, and enhanced data visualizations.
Posted: 31 Aug 2017 | Published: 31 Aug 2017

Infogix

Accelerate Advanced Analytics to Gain a Competitive Edge
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to accelerate analytics with highly visual data management and self-service capabilities that scale with the growth of your business. Plus, learn about the Infogix Data3Sixty platform and how to incorporate machine learning, enhanced data visualizations, and data governance into your analytics strategy.
Posted: 30 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Aug 2017

Infogix

Ensure Big Data Quality with Infogix Data3Sixty
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Discover how to maximize the value of your data by learning about the Infogix Data3Sixty platform for big data quality. Plus, find out how to bring the power of Hadoop, enhanced data governance, machine learning, and self-service to your big data analytics strategy.
Posted: 30 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Aug 2017

Infogix

Managing Big Data Quality in a Big Data World
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Managers are under incredible pressure to deliver revenue and cost reduction business transformation. But the need to utilize data analytics to improve results is critical to a business's success – are you falling short of analyzing data at the speed of business? Learn how to successfully manage big data quality in a big (and fast) data world.
Posted: 30 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Aug 2017

Infogix

How Infogix Prevents Data Mishaps ... With Data Governance
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: If you've ever had Medicaid, you may have missed your card at one time or another. Why? Because Medicaid Membership systems aren't synchronized and bad data is causing Medicaid membership mishaps. In this infographic, learn how Infogix works with data to implement a governance plan ... and prevent issues like those with Medicaid from happening.
Posted: 30 Aug 2017 | Published: 30 Aug 2017

Infogix

Liberate Your Data: Infogix Data3Sixty Overview
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Data governance shouldn't have to be a struggle. In this brief infographic, learn how to know if your data is trustworthy and of good quality. Plus, get an overview of the Infogix Data3Sixty & how it can help transform your data into insights.
Posted: 29 Aug 2017 | Published: 29 Aug 2017

Infogix

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Vital Role of Data Governance
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Data policies and processing are under further scrutiny as the most expansive and impactful regulation to cover Personally Identifiable Information (PII) ever legislated is being enacted - the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Learn what the GDPR is, how is will affect your business, what constitutes as PII, and more.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 28 Aug 2017

Infogix

Maximize Your Data for the Finance Audience
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: If your financial team doesn't have data controls, you could be risking inaccurate revenue recognition, fines exposure for inadequate compliance, or high costs from inefficient manual operating controls. Learn how to free your team from flying blind by maximizing your data.
Posted: 28 Aug 2017 | Published: 28 Aug 2017

Infogix
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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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