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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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Help Alleviate Batch Windows with Reliable, Timely Data Delivery
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines the business issues that drive organizations to consider a real-time change data capture solution to optimize ETL processes. This helps alleviate batch windows to enable the delivery of timely, trusted information to the business.
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

IBM

Delivering Information You Can Trust - The Benefits of Quality Data and IBM System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of the current data quality problem and describes how IBM® InfoSphere® Information Server for IBM System z® can become your foundation for data qualitty and make a big difference in helping you derive more value from the complex, heterogeneous information spread across your systems. 
Posted: 24 Mar 2011 | Published: 24 Mar 2011

IBM

Information Quality Management (IQM): Assessing Your IQM Practice
sponsored by Harte-Hanks Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are starting to see the connection between making information available and leveraging it to be more agile and productive. This paper offers a practical guide to assess your information quality maturity level, and provides a framework to align information quality management practices to business objectives and results.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software

Solution Brief: IBM InfoSphere Optim Data Masking Solution
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The IBM® InfoSphere™ Optim™ Data Masking solution provides comprehensive capabilities for masking sensitive data effectively across non-production environments, while still providing realistic data for use in development, testing or training. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 17 Mar 2011 | Published: 17 Mar 2011

IBM

SOA Best Practice Report - Governance Led Practices to Deliver Effective Semantic Integration
sponsored by Progress
WHITE PAPER: Poor quality data can spell disaster for SOA or BPM initiatives. Enterprise-wide data initiatives cross many boundaries, both technical and departmental, and are often high risk. This paper describes how a governance led approach can progressively deliver semantic integration with minimum short term cost, less complexity and reduced maintenance.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Progress

Advancing the Data Agenda: Roles and Responsibilities in the Data Quality Trenches
sponsored by DataFlux Corporation
WHITE PAPER: It is high-minded to observe that any data program requires a full partnership between business and IT. The real world is more mundane and far more demanding than that. Indeed, success with any data program depends on getting the right groups involved and assigning the right people the right roles and responsibilities. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 31 Jan 2011 | Published: 31 Jan 2011

DataFlux Corporation

The Information Agenda: Rapidly Leveraging Information as a Trusted Strategic Asset for Competitive Advantage
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: As the CIO of a flourishing business, you are happy to report that the current information projects are going well. The new call center is up and running, the new data warehouse is on-line, and the new customer loyalty systems have been deployed successfully.
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 | Published: 14 Dec 2010

IBM

Measuring the Business Impacts of Effective Data: Chapter One of a Three-Part Study
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This study of over 150 Fortune 1000 firms from every major industry or vertical explores issues associated with the lifeblood of today’s enterprises: data. The findings demonstrate the often dramatic impacts that even marginal investments in information technology can have when that technology addresses data quality, usability, and intelligence.
Posted: 02 Nov 2010 | Published: 02 Nov 2010

Sybase, an SAP company

Rethink Your Next Generation Business Intelligence Strategy
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Ray Wang of The Altimeter Group explores the IT and business criteria organizations must consider when planning their next BI deployment.
Posted: 28 Oct 2010 | Published: 28 Jun 2010

IBM

Oracle Database 11g for Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: This white-paper provides an overview of Oracle Database 11g's capabilities for data warehousing, and discuses its key features and technologies. Discover how to integrate information, perform fast queries, scale to very large data volumes, and more.
Posted: 22 Oct 2010 | Published: 23 Sep 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

The Return on Investment (ROI) of Data Modeling
sponsored by CA ERwin from CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Without a clear understanding of the meaning and rules around this data, business decisions can be negatively affected. Data modeling is a time-proven method for understanding data, its interrelationships and its rules. Data management professionals have long understood the value of data modeling.
Posted: 19 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Mar 2010

CA ERwin from CA Technologies

Data Deduplication and Druva inSync
sponsored by Druva Software
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises are seeking new ways to keep up with the challenges of managing and protecting their rapidly expanding corporate data. While data growth is not new, the pace of growth has become more rapid, the location of data more dispersed, and the linkage between data sets more complex. This hitepaper explains source based deduplication technology.
Posted: 18 Oct 2010 | Published: 18 Oct 2010

Druva Software

Frequently Asked Questions About IBM Real-time Compression
sponsored by IBM Real-time Compression
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper focuses on frequently asked questions pertaining to IBM Real Time Compression.
Posted: 05 Oct 2010 | Published: 05 Oct 2010

IBM Real-time Compression

The Business Case for Information Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this analysis, Frank Buytendijk examines what information management means, and describes a complete spectrum of business cases, ranging from tactical cost reduction to transformational impact on the organization’s business model.
Posted: 01 Oct 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

Using electronic contact details for marketing
sponsored by Experian QAS
WHITE PAPER: What does an e-Marketer do when he or she gets to work? What tasks do they perform that are impacted upon by legislation and regulation? Let's take a look at a simplified view where we acquire, hold and use electronic contact information e.g. email addresses and see how legislation and regulation has an impact.
Posted: 30 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Dec 2009

Experian QAS

Developing a Data Protection Strategy for Virtual Server Environments
sponsored by i365, makers of Evault
WHITE PAPER: Virtualization is no longer strictly an enterprise technology; it is increasingly being adopted by IT groups in small and mid-size businesses (SMBs). However, those organizations are quickly learning that virtualization can also increase complexity in certain areas of IT, particularly in data protection. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 29 Sep 2010 | Published: 29 Sep 2010

i365, makers of Evault

Master Reference Data: Extract Value from your Most Common Data
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: Reference data is the lifeblood of an organization but inconsistencies can lead to inefficient processes and inaccurate analytics. Master reference data makes operational data more accurate, simplifies synchronization and migration projects and improves MDM effectiveness. Learn some key considerations for creating a reference data master.
Posted: 27 Sep 2010 | Published: 27 Sep 2010

Talend

Maximize Technology ROI Through Better Operations Management
sponsored by GlassHouse Technologies (UK) Ltd.
WHITE PAPER: Technology upgrades are a constant in any IT environment, often driven by the need for more capacity or a platform’s end of life. Over the past few years, IT shops have been upgrading to improve their return on investment (ROI) as well. Read this white paper to learn about new ways to maximize technology ROI through better operations management.
Posted: 22 Sep 2010 | Published: 21 Sep 2010

GlassHouse Technologies (UK) Ltd.

TDWI Checklist Report: Cost Justification for Metadata Management
sponsored by ASG Software Solutions
WHITE PAPER: This TDWI Checklist Report explains how to provide justification for time and money invested in metadata management solutions. The report points out a few ways to quantify metadata’s contribution to IT projects and business initiatives.
Posted: 07 Sep 2010 | Published: 07 Sep 2010

ASG Software Solutions

Accelerating Application Deployment with InfoSphere Foundation Tools
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Despite criticism of application development methodology over the years, some fundamental problems haven’t been addressed successfully. This paper examines a new direction supported by the IBM InfoSphere Foundation Tools. These tools provide a coordinated approach well-suited to the special needs of contemporary information-centric development.
Posted: 16 Aug 2010 | Published: 13 Aug 2010

IBM

8 Essentials of Business Analytics
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Leading banks use business analytics to predict and prevent credit fraud, saving millions. Retailers use business analytics to predict the best location for stores and how to stock them. But these advanced business applications tell only part of the story. What's going on inside these market-leading companies that sets them apart?
Posted: 29 Jul 2010 | Published: 29 Jul 2010

SAS

Combining Data Profiling and Data Modeling for Better Data Quality
sponsored by CA ERwin®
WHITE PAPER: The combination of data profiling and data modeling is crucial for maintaining the quality of the information that drives your business decisions. Read this paper for more information about solutions that increase the quality fo your critical data assets, increase TCO, and enable consistent visibility into existing and legacy database environments.
Posted: 08 Jun 2010 | Published: 02 Nov 2009

CA ERwin®

Beyond the Data Warehouse: A Unified Information Store (UIS) for Data and Content
sponsored by Attivio, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Since the inception of web 2.0 technologies, there is now a need to unify data and content. This paper defines a UIS architecture as the approach to unification. Continue reading this paper to learn how data and content are uniting and moving beyond the data warehouse and how a UIS architecture is the solution to unification.
Posted: 28 May 2010 | Published: 27 May 2010

Attivio, Inc.

Total Data Quality Integration Toolkit (TDQ-IT) for Master Data Management … powered by the Microsoft SQL Server SSIS 2005/2008
sponsored by Melissa Data Corp
WHITE PAPER: The Total Data Quality Integration Toolkit is an affordable, full-featured enterprise data integration platform and rich development environment for creating and managing data assets that can be leveraged specifically for MDM applications. TDQ-IT leverages SSIS to provide a flexible, effective solution for data quality and MDM initiatives.
Posted: 20 Apr 2010 | Published: 20 Apr 2010

Melissa Data Corp

WebSmart Services
sponsored by Melissa Data Corp
WHITE PAPER: Melissa Data’s WebSmart Services can handle your data quality needs. Ensure that your contact data, including addresses, names, phone numbers, and emails are valid, and use existing data to append additional information to enhance initiatives. The WebSmart services can be integrated into the business chain to ensure the integrity of your database.
Posted: 20 Apr 2010 | Published: 20 Apr 2010

Melissa Data Corp
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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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