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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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Optimizing Data Management Across the Application Lifecycle
sponsored by Delphix
WHITE PAPER: Businesses look to applications to differentiate themselves from competitors. As a result, applications are generating more data than ever before, making it increasingly difficult and costly to manage data across disparate systems. Learn 10 tips to remove data constraints in software development across the application lifecycle.
Posted: 20 Jul 2017 | Published: 20 Jul 2017

Delphix

Filling the Data Gap in DevOps
sponsored by Delphix
WHITE PAPER: While many IT teams have been successful in automating manual processes in modern software development, the same has not been true for the data underpinning the system. Learn the challenges companies face when it comes to managing data for application projects, and how companies can accelerate their goals for digital transformation.
Posted: 19 Jul 2017 | Published: 19 Jul 2017

Delphix

How to Enhance the Value of Analytic Insight with Real-Time Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise data is one of the most valuable of an organization's assets. To derive maximum benefit from high-value data, it needs to be accessed where it lives in real-time. Learn how to analyze data effectively in real-time, and get an overview of IBM real-time analytics.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

IBM

Solving Fundamental Data Quality Challenges
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Data quality is one of the most important requirements for IT asset management (ITAM) and IT service management (ITSM). Find out what you need to do in the rationalization, refresh, security, automation and planning steps to improve your data quality, and your overall quality of life.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

BDNA

Redefining Data Governance
sponsored by Collibra
WHITE PAPER: More enterprises are adopting data governance as a way to create order from the chaos of skyrocketing data growth. But garden-variety data governance often isn't enough to help all organizations become truly data-driven. Learn how to enable faster, more reliable and more complete data discovery than traditional data governance tools.
Posted: 30 May 2017 | Published: 30 May 2017

Collibra

How to Become a Data Governance Expert
sponsored by Collibra
WHITE PAPER: The end-game is no longer about a better data warehouse – it's about the value that data can deliver to the business. And for that data to mean something, it needs to be consumable by everybody in the organization, not just the data whizzes. Learn how to take the first step to becoming a data governance expert.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 22 May 2017

Collibra

Boost Business Returns with Faster, Smarter Data Lakes
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: To realize the value in organizational data, it is imperative that organizations align forces; choosing the right data lake approach to support business strategy and growth. Learn about Kylo, an open-source data lake management software platform, and how it incorporates data quality, governance, monitoring and more.
Posted: 19 May 2017 | Published: 19 May 2017

Teradata

5-Step Data Quality Framework For Data In Motion
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: 6 out of 10 users don't trust their data – and this is all the more strengthened when data is flowing through a myriad of systems prior to analysis. The truth is, if your data is in motion, you may have data quality issues. Learn a 5-step data quality framework for data in motion.
Posted: 15 May 2017 | Published: 15 May 2017

Infogix

Improve Your Self-Service Analytics Credibility with Data Quality
sponsored by Pyramid Analytics
WHITE PAPER: In the journey to become more data-driven in decision making, companies seek unprecedented democratization of data and adoption of self-service analytics. But inaccurate data undermines the powerful value of self-service analytics, so you must be sure you data quality is up-to-par. Learn common data quality issues and how to prevent them.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

Pyramid Analytics

A Data Catalog For Today's Data Citizens
sponsored by Collibra
WHITE PAPER: With so much data stored all over, organizations are setting up new data initiatives to improve the customer experience, grow more efficiently, and build competitive advantage. But sadly, too many of today's data initiatives come up short. Discover why many initiatives fail, and what you can do to help them flourish instead.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 06 Apr 2017

Collibra

Delivering On The Promise Of Big Data Through Data Governance
sponsored by Collibra
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how to use data governance to close the gap between big data and deriving optimal value from it. Discover how to make data more manageable and trustworthy, and uncover 5 key steps that enable your organization to reap big data rewards through data governance.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Collibra

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

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 prompted 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

Data Protection & Privacy: Next Steps and 5 Best Practices
sponsored by HPE and Intel® Xeon
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® Xeon

A Governed Data Lake: The 360° Approach
sponsored by Zaloni
WHITE PAPER: With so much data available, managed data lakes are becoming crucial to the modern data architecture. Learn how they can give your enterprise the agility and scalability needed for timely discovery and valuable business insights from big data.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

Zaloni

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

Optimize Supply Chain Management with an In-Memory Data Platform
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Legacy supply chains can suffer from issues like data latency, data fragmentation, and a lack of scalability, which can hold businesses back in an increasingly fast-paced, data-driven world. Find out how to empower supply chain management teams with agility, real-time business intelligence, and predictive analytics capabilities.
Posted: 24 Aug 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Intel Corporation

How Financial Firms Can Improve Data Quality: Learn From The Experts
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, a roundtable of 10 industry experts weigh in on the ways financial firms can improve data quality. Learn more about IT's role in assessing data quality and what these experts recommend for best practices.
Posted: 18 Aug 2016 | Published: 18 Aug 2016

Trillium Software

Self-Service Data Preparation: Vendors, Trends, and Updates
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the current state of the self-service data preparation and cataloguing market to help you find the best platform to suit your needs. Get an in-depth look at 20 vendors—including SAP, SAS, Trillium, and more—as well as an overview of key market trends.
Posted: 17 Aug 2016 | Published: 29 Apr 2016

Trillium Software

Introducing Notebooks: A Powerful Tool for Data Scientists
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: An environment in which data scientists can work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders, in rapid iterations, is key to meeting relentless business demands. Discover ways to help data teams lead the enterprise predictively and proactively.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

IBM

Data Science is a Team Sport -- Do you Have the Skills to be a Team Player?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How do raw metrics and records become information that drives business results? Explore ways to equip data scientists, engineers, and more with the skills they need to make actionable, valuable insights.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 15 Aug 2016

IBM

Leading the Data-Driven Transformation: The CIO & The New Age of Data Quality
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top 6 challenges modern CIOs face, and explore how to leverage data quality to propel CIO success. Learn the best practices for sustainable information management strategies, allowing your CIOs to transform your business models through data-driven digitization.
Posted: 15 Aug 2016 | Published: 01 Aug 2016

Trillium Software

Pushing the Start Button on Information Lifecycle Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Strong information governance ensures that big data remains an advantage for your company. It is important to realize that information governance improvement has to come slowly, in steps instead of strides. Read on to gauge your company's information governance maturity and how to set realistic goals.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

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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