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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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Hardest Problems in Data Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to enable a fast, scalable, fault-tolerant distributed foundation for data management that runs dynamically across the many-machine, many-core, memory-based computing topologies that today's organizations are assembling from existing IT resources and pay-as-you-go clouds.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

VMware, Inc.

Accelerating the Speed of Intelligence for Fast and Flexible Forecasting
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Based on interviews with CFOs and senior finance executives at six leading international companies, this report presents the strategies they are using to infuse flexibility into their planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes in order to detect and address the constantly changing market realities of today's stubbornly volatile global economy.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Powerful, Affordable BI for Midsize Companies
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Too often, business intelligence (BI) initiatives end up being detrimental to a business. They can be costly and highly complex, and often are integrated loosely— or not at all— causing data quality to plummet. Read this paper to discover a BI alternative that provides fast, cost-effective integration across SAP and non-SAP systems.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

New Possibilities for Your Business with the World’s Fastest Database Machine
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper now and learn how Oracle Exadata Database Machine addresses the needs of today’s businesses with extreme performance for enterprise data warehousing, online transaction processing (OLTP) and mixed workloads.
Posted: 01 Feb 2012 | Published: 01 Feb 2012

Oracle Corporation

Business Intelligence: The Definitive Guide for Midsize Organizations
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the spectrum of business intelligence (BI) tools into specific functionalities and explains how they can be practically applied by midsized organizations to improve decision-making. Read it to learn what you need to know to get started with a BI implementation.
Posted: 31 Jan 2012 | Published: 31 Jan 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Data Warehousing 2.0- Modeling and Metadata Strategies for Next Generation Architectures
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn how the data warehouse, metadata and modeling environment will be transformed in the next few years — and what you need to do to leverage it for your business, the major components of DW 2.0 architectures, and key modeling and metadata management strategies for DW 2.0.
Posted: 26 Jan 2012 | Published: 19 Jan 2012

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Business Analytics – Pushing Toward Relevance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how IT can improve its overall contribution to business innovation with an action-oriented business intelligence (BI) and analytics strategy.
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

IBM

IBM Cognos Business Intelligence supports sales and business management with decision-making insight
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn what happened when KDG Mediatech AG needed a centralized reporting solution to provide users in sales, controlling and business management with up-to-date and consistent decision making insights.
Posted: 24 Jan 2012 | Published: 24 Jan 2012

IBM

Leading Interactive Games Designer Accelerates Business Intelligence Program
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Rajesh K. Gupta, Electronic Arts' senior manager of applications for business intelligence (BI) and data services, explains how EA avoids many costly problems due to timely data access. Read this now to gain insight into how EA deployed job scheduling software and what benefits it reaped by doing so.
Posted: 20 Jan 2012 | Published: 20 Jan 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Through complete end-to-end insight into the factors that impact company performance, you can significantly reduce costs, enhance profitability, increase customer satisfaction and gain competitive advantage.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exadata Storage Server X2-2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn about the intelligent software in the Oracle Exadata Storage Server that accelerates database query processing (DQP) by offloading database query processing to the storage layer.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle: Big Data for the Enterprise
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: By using the Oracle big data appliance with Oracle Exadata, enterprises can acquire, organize and analyze all their enterprise data to make the most informed decisions.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Boost the Value of Information With Master Data Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains master data in more detail, offers guidance for planning a master data management (MDM) plan and focuses on aligning IT with your business needs.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Information Builders

Data Quality Management: The Key to Successful Predictive Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This paper uncovers the importance of data quality management as it relates to predictive analytics.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Information Builders

Realizing the benefits of FTP consolidation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are experiencing a growing demand to move high volumes of data both internally and externally. File transfer protocol (FTP) servers are proliferating among individual departments and raising traffic levels with customers and suppliers. This white paper explains and explores the opportunity and benefits of FTP consolidation.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

IBM

Faster, Higher, Stronger: In-Memory Computing Disruption and What SAP HANA Means for Your Organization
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Over the course of several months in 2011, IDC conducted a research study to identify the opportunities and challenges to adoption of a new technology that changes the way in which traditional business solutions are implemented and used. The results of the study are presented in this white paper.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Smart Archive Strategy from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a comprehensive strategy to efficiently meet the archiving mandate, helps enable more effective management of information over time, unifies structured and unstructured data archiving through common collection and classification technologies and more.
Posted: 24 Nov 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2011

IBM

Cisco Tidal Intelligent Automation Solution for SAP System Refresh
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: By simplifying and making system refresh execution consistent, automation can decrease the potential for errors inherent in standard approaches. Read this paper to discover an automation solution that can be used for traditional SAP systems as well as SAP’s Business Warehouse (BW).
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

What's New in IBM InfoSphere Information Server 8.7
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is a data integration platform that enables organizations to meet their trusted information requirements. It helps integrate heterogeneous information from across an organization’s IT environment, making it possible to understand, transform and deliver trusted information for critical business initiatives.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

IBM

Building a Trusted Warehouse: IBM InfoSphere software and IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores the features and benefits of IBM Infosphere Information Server and IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances, including risk reduction, increased performance, quicker growth and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

IBM

IBM Information Management: Manage your data and control risk to develop information you can trust
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM Information Management portfolio offers a complete set of solutions designed to help you not only manage your data, but also master it. Read on to learn more about: Data management, information integration, data warehousing and more.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 14 Nov 2011

IBM

Delivering information you can trust: The benefits of leveraging IBM capabilities to deliver quality data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM InfoSphere Information Server delivers the functions required to integrate, validate, enrich and deliver trusted information for your key business initiatives.
Posted: 14 Nov 2011 | Published: 14 Nov 2011

IBM

Nucleus ROI Case Study: Concept One Accessories
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read how this sports, entertainment, and fashion accessory firm achieved an 866% ROI in two months using IBM Cognos Express.
Posted: 31 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

IBM

Dell Fluid Data Helps BioWare Stay Ahead of the Game
sponsored by Dell Compellent
WHITE PAPER: BioWare, a leading developer of console, PC and online role-playing games, is keenly aware of how critical data can be to the bottom line. The company implemented a data center virtualization solution based on the Dell Compellent Storage Center SAN with Dell Fluid Data technology and VMware server virtualization software. Read now to learn more.
Posted: 27 Oct 2011 | Published: 27 Oct 2011

Dell Compellent

Gartner-A step-by-step approach to successful Business Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations that have the most success with BI typically approach it incrementally. Discover a step-by-step strategy for success in this newsletter featuring research from Gartner.
Posted: 25 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Oct 2011

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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