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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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Sales Intelligence: Best-in-Class Strategies
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

The Road to Growth: The Right Data and Processes Lead the Way
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

Choosing the Right Master Data Management Solution for Your Organization
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the 10 essential MDM requirements which will allow you to address both your current and future business needs, and quickly reap the returns from your MDM initiative.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Informatica

Informatica Data Integration Hub
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Even the best managed large-scale enterprise data integration environments grow complex over time, and are continuously pressured to operate leaner and more efficiently. In this white paper, learn about an innovative publish-and-subscribe model that can be applied to data integration, delivering automation without compromising control.
Posted: 26 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Informatica

Future-Proof Your Data Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this era of big data, business and IT leaders across all industries are looking for ways to easily and cost-effectively unlock the value of enterprise data. In this white paper, learn about a solution that can help you improve outcomes across all areas of your business while simultaneously optimizing resource utilization and reducing costs.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

IBM

Enterprise Data Backup - The Power of Recovery
sponsored by Rand Secure Data
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the role of recovery in data backup and security, and introduces a backup tool that delivers the key capabilities you need.
Posted: 18 Mar 2014 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

Rand Secure Data

FMCG Suppliers: How to implement a GS1-compliant Data Quality Management System
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: This comprehensive report details the consequences of bad product data quality and explores best practices for implementing a data quality management system that's compliant with the global standards body GS1.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

LANSA

One Click Away: Where Does the Data Come From?
sponsored by LANSA
WHITE PAPER: Thirty-five percent of consumers say they would never use a mobile app again if it contained incorrect product data. This brief resource explores how the global standards body GS1 established the Global Data Synchronization Network (GDSN) as a means of combatting outdated, inconsistent product information.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

LANSA

Right Data, Right Place, Real-time: How Master Data Management Supercharges Fast-Moving Businesses
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Is inconsistent and inaccurate data costing you money? Learn about the value and benefits that cloud-based MDM can deliver. Find out why MDM matters to every organization, how next-gen MDM systems meet the needs of fast-moving enterprises and how to successfully adopt MDM. Plus, get compelling business cases for MDM.
Posted: 14 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Dell Software

White Paper: SuperCluster M6-32: Taking Oracle Engineered Systems to the Next Level
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the Oracle SuperCluster M6-32, which offers extremely large memory capacities and improves performance levels for your business.
Posted: 07 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Data Integrator 12c New Features Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this rapid, explosive age of big data, smart data integration solutions are truly key in modern businesses. This white paper offers a wealth of information about a best-of-breed data integration platform focused on fast bulk data movement and handling complex data transformations.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Oracle Corporation

Which chart or graph is right for you?
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper answers questions about how to select the best charts for the type of data you're analyzing and the questions you want to answer.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

Tableau Software

Database Wars 2.0: Bringing Control To Chaos
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Organizations could use some help establishing and maintaining control over their valuable information and, ultimately, business success. Access this white paper today to better understand how you can gain data control amidst the incessant chaos.
Posted: 30 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

Progress

Data vs. Instinct: Perfecting global sales performance
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this paper today to take a look at how sales executives optimize their sales structures, territories, and incentive plans. Also inside, find survey results that reveal findings from senior decision-makers that investigated the sales executive realm.
Posted: 03 Jan 2014 | Published: 03 Jan 2014

Oracle Corporation

Data Quality Process Needs All Hands on Deck
sponsored by Harte-Hanks Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: Access the following expert e-guide to uncover the best practices and procedures for developing and implementing a successful data quality strategy.
Posted: 30 Dec 2013 | Published: 26 Dec 2013

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software

The fundamentals of data lifecycle management in the era of big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The volume, variety, and velocity of big data make it difficult to ensure the information is trusted and protected -- traditional, manual methods of governance just aren't up to the task. In this resource, explore the challenges of managing big data and get best practices for data lifecycle management at the enterprise level.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Understanding big data so you can act with confidence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring your data is secure and trustworthy is paramount to harnessing the power of big data, but it's also a difficult task when you've got such a large volume and variety of information coming into the business. Unfortunately, traditional methods of governing and correcting often aren't applicable to big data -- so what can you do?
Posted: 24 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Data protection for big data environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Every organization is itching to harness the power and promise of big data, but ensuring the veracity and security of that information isn't easy. Traditional, manual methods of discovering and governing data often don't apply -- so how exactly do you ensure data protection for big data environments?
Posted: 24 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Big Data Integration and Governance Considerations for Healthcare
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Healthcare organizations have not been immune to the impact of big data – but what do these growing data volumes mean for information governance? This resource explores big data integration and governance from the standpoint of three case studies.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Dec 2013

IBM

Integrating and governing big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the roles that information integration and governance play in today's big data world, and offers key recommendations to help you realize the full value of your information and improve business outcomes.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Wrangling big data: Fundamentals of data lifecycle management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Successfully managing big data requires more than just analytics -- you need to reduce the cost of managing data while also lowering the risk involved in organizing and protecting it. This resource offers an in-depth exploration of three key objectives to help you efficiently manage data throughout the lifecycle.
Posted: 13 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

Master data management: The key to leveraging big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If your organization is gathering massive amounts of data at a speed faster than you can process it, you're in need of a well-defined approach to store, analyze, and leverage this information. By focusing on master data management (MDM), you can more easily make sense of the large volumes of data available to you.
Posted: 13 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Data Profit vs. Data Waste: Boosting business performance every day in the real world with information optimization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this insightful resource, discover how you can significantly improve business performance and decision-making with an information optimization strategy, and ensure your company makes the most of every last piece of data available.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM
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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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