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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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How to Transform Your Business and Customer Experiences by Connecting Data
sponsored by Tealium
WHITE PAPER: Organizations struggle to solve one underlying problem: Fragmented customer data. And this problem can lead to several more. In this paper, discover 4 core problems that fragmented data causes, and how you can take a universal approach to customer data to mitigate problems.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 27 Mar 2017

Tealium

The Real Cost of Bad Data: 6 Simple Steps to Address Data Quality Issues
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: For IT to handle data issues, organizations must view data quality as an on-going strategy. Access this white paper to discover 6 simple, yet highly effective steps for preventing and fixing bad data.
Posted: 21 Mar 2017 | Published: 21 Mar 2017

Information Builders

5 Things to Focus On for Faster MDM Results
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights 5 MDM essentials that incorporate people, processes, technology, and information. Uncover details about data integration, data quality, and 3 more essential elements.
Posted: 20 Mar 2017 | Published: 20 Mar 2017

Information Builders

Data Discovery and Governance: Benefits, Challenges, and Guidelines
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Discover ways to have more confidence in the data that you rely on for planning and decision-making. Learn about the benefits of governance in this white paper.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 15 Mar 2017

Information Builders

Burying 10 Myths about Data Quality Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, uncover common myths about data quality management. Discover ways to pursue a better data quality management strategy.
Posted: 14 Mar 2017 | Published: 14 Mar 2017

Information Builders

IoT Analytics: From Data Integration to Actionable Intelligence
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to leverage IoT and digital transformation to connect key systems, from ERP and CRM to point-of-sale. Discover how to overcome IoT challenges, including deal with data integration and silos, manage data quality, implement IoT analytics, and more.
Posted: 09 Mar 2017 | Published: 09 Mar 2017

Information Builders

4 Success Actions For A Chief Data Officer's First Year
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Data has become such a crucial asset that many organizations have been prompting to create a role specifically to oversee it – the chief data officer (CDO). But what are the expectations of CDOs, apart from maintaining data? Discover the 4 quintessential actions for a CDO to take in their first year.
Posted: 08 Mar 2017 | Published: 08 Mar 2017

Information Builders

5 Ways to Boost Adoption of BI and Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: To achieve the most value from your BI and analytics environments, you need to make sure that it's widely used. But even years after initial implementation, some companies still struggle to realize desirable levels of adoption. In this white paper, discover 5 effective ways to promote widespread adoption of BI and analytics across your enterprise.
Posted: 08 Mar 2017 | Published: 08 Mar 2017

Information Builders

Spend Less Time and Effort Maintaining Your Master Data By Taking The Lean Approach
sponsored by Triniti
WHITE PAPER: Many companies today still face a key challenge when it comes to managing the quality of their master data. But how can you spend less time maintaining data and more time managing operations? Inside, learn about the concept of lean business philosophy, which can help you identify and eliminate wasteful processes in the information supply chain.
Posted: 08 Mar 2017 | Published: 08 Mar 2017

Triniti

Data Protection & Privacy: Next Steps and 5 Best Practices
sponsored by HPE and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: The internet and data privacy laws have been on a collision course for some time now – and it's accelerated by digital transformation sweeping across companies. Inside, explore the challenges that global businesses face when confronting the policy environment, and find 5 best practices to help you meet evolving data privacy and security demands.
Posted: 28 Feb 2017 | Published: 28 Feb 2017

HPE and Intel®

The Information Revolution: How Are You Harnessing Your Data?
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: Data overload is real. But analytics can help you govern your data so you don't drown in it. Learn how you can harness new innovations like the IoT to transform your data into a wealth of actionable insights.
Posted: 13 Feb 2017 | Published: 01 Sep 2016

OpenText

Ensure A Safe, Successful Move To The Cloud With A Good Information Governance Plan
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of moving data to the cloud are numerous, but doing so without an information governance plan in place can cause more problems than it solves. In this white paper, learn how you can create an effective information governance methodology and increase your success of migrating safely to the cloud.
Posted: 06 Feb 2017 | Published: 06 Feb 2017

IBM

How To Use Data Visualization to Create a Data-Driven Organization
sponsored by Zoomdata
WHITE PAPER: A data-driven organization uses data to tell an effective story, and one way to do so is by using data visualization to your advantage. In this e-book chapter, you'll learn how to craft a compelling portrait using data. Find 3 keys to creating a successful, visual data presentation, discover the main goals your data should serve, and more.
Posted: 25 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2015

Zoomdata

Data Preparation: How To Prepare For BI Success
sponsored by Yellowfin
WHITE PAPER: Discover how a built-in data preparation module can eliminate the cost of using two BI products, and reduce integration challenges. Then, learn about how you can leverage a metadata layer in your BI so that any changes made will be uniformly reflected across all content, and more.
Posted: 29 Nov 2016 | Published: 29 Nov 2016

Yellowfin

The Future of Model Risk Management for Financial Services Firms
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers the current state of model risk management (MRM) for financial firms, as well as posits some ideas about what the future of financial modeling is going to look like. Inside you'll learn about the impact that new regulatory developments for banks has had on MRM, 5 important new features of modeling technology, and more.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

SAS

A Path to Good Risk Taking Through Data Analytics
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the strategic benefit of making analytics an integral part of your risk management plan. Inside, learn 11 principles for enhancing risk management and the way banks are currently leveraging analytics for risk assessment. You'll also find some risk management success stories.
Posted: 10 Nov 2016 | Published: 10 Nov 2016

SAS

Best Practices for Modernizing Enterprise Decision Making
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, 3 professors share insights and best practices for improving your organization's data-informed decision making. Discover the importance of visualizing data, tailoring analytics reports to meet specific needs, cultivating a culture of data-informed decision making, and more.
Posted: 08 Nov 2016 | Published: 08 Nov 2016

SAS

Unleash Transformational Business Change by Modernizing Your Database Technology Platform
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn why many organizations struggle to develop an integrated technology strategy, and how a strong Oracle database could drive your company's digital transformation. Inside learn the quantifiable benefits of moving to a hyper-converged platform, a strategy for modernizing your Oracle database, and more.
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

Cintra/Oracle

Machine Data Analytics Drives the Success of DevOps
sponsored by Splunk
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how a consolidated data analytics program based around the use of machine data can help you foster an agile and responsive DevOps culture. Discover how you can create a tight feedback loop measuring, reporting, and demonstrating the success of DevOps.
Posted: 14 Oct 2016 | Published: 14 Oct 2016

Splunk

Simplifying and Accelerating Master Data Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Many MDM projects are failing due to time and effort requirements. This white paper discusses the problems that face traditional MDM approaches and data mastering innovations. Leverage best practices and new technology to improve the view of your data across the enterprise.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Information Builders

The Top 5 "Worst Practices" In Business Intelligence
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to implementing BI tools, even the best-run businesses in the world can make common missteps that lead to lukewarm BI performance. This paper explores the 5 "worst practices" that contribute to poor BI deployments. Discover negative impacts from a technology and a business perspective, and learn how to avoid them.
Posted: 30 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Aug 2016

Information Builders

The 8 Worst Practices in Master Data Management and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Many companies are uncovering new competitive advantages by harnessing the power of big data from sources such as mobile, social media, sensor data, and more. Master data management (MDM) is the foundation for getting the most out of this data, but it's not without its pitfalls and roadblocks. Explore the 8 "worst practices" of MDM.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Information Builders

Big Data, Bad Data, Good Data: The Link Between Information Governance and Big Data Outcomes
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Big data analytics offer companies an opportunity to derive new business insights and drive smarter decisions. But the outcome of any big data analytics project is only as good as the quality of data being used. In this IDC report, discover the link between good information governance and the outcome of big data analytics projects.
Posted: 08 Feb 2017 | Published: 01 Jan 2015

IBM

Information Management and MDM: Getting the Most from Clinical Data
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines the obstacles healthcare payers experience when planning and implementing a strategy for collecting, managing, and exchanging clinical data for value-based care. Discover how to unlock truly actionable data with an integrated approach to information management, data quality, master data management, and more.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Information Builders

7 Key Challenges to Value-Based Care: Ensuring Patient-Centered Care With Information Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to address some of the challenges of moving towards value-based healthcare with a strategy for improving the way patient data is collected, managed, and exchanged. Access now to find out more about an integrated approach to master data management, data quality, information management, and more.
Posted: 29 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Aug 2016

Information Builders
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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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