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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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The Results Are In: Governance, Integration at the Heart of Big Data Success
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this report from Forrester Consulting, uncover the results of a survey of 512 business and IT leaders regarding which information integration and governance practices are most effective in today's big data world.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 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

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

HP Big Data Discovery Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable guide you'll learn how to move your business forward through the use of a sound information management strategy. And to build upon this, discover how you can advance your information strategy and accelerate the discovery of key business insights through the use of various big data technologies.
Posted: 06 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Argyle Conversation with IBM: Big Data Buzz, Less is More
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, access a Q and A with the Director of Information Lifecycle Governance for IBM Worldwide, Sylvan H. Morley III, as he discusses the impact of big data on modern organizations, and gives advice on overcoming challenges to information lifecycle management.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 03 Jul 2013

IBM

The Real Cost of Bad Data: Six Simple Steps To Address Data Quality Issues
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Inadequate data governance can cost millions. From regulatory fines for systems and control failures, to any other number of factors, the cost quickly adds up. View this resource to learn more about how your organization can effectively manage data quality.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

Information Builders

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

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

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

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

Identity and Access Management for the Cloud
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the access management challenge, especially as it relates to clouds, and offers best practices for overcoming the challenges involved with managing your users in both public and private clouds.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Dell Software

Improve data quality: The power of crowdsourcing
sponsored by CrowdFlower, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how improving data quality leads to marketing and selling success, and introduces a crowdsourcing strategy that can help you get there.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

CrowdFlower, Inc.

Extreme Warehouse Speed for Fast Business Decisions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores how forward-looking organizations like yours are using extremely rapid, highly effective analysis of data to change the way they make decisions – enabling them to predict shifts in business and proactively adjust for better business outcomes.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To improve the performance of data warehouse queries while minimizing manual tuning, DBAs can turn to the IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator. Access this white paper to learn more about how fast response time generates quick answers, quick insights, and an agile business.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

IBM

Dealing with More and More Data: Challenges for the Utility CIO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document provides utilities with an understanding of specific challenges faced by CIOs and provides information technology (IT) decision makers with a view to the use of time series databases in getting to scale.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

IBM

Build Smart Metering Solutions with IBM Informix TimeSeries
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To realize the full potential of smart meters, utility companies and their partners need a data management solution designed to reduce data load times, decrease storage capacity needs, and improve query performance for time series data.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

IBM

The Evolution of Integration
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: Over the recent years, data integration has been growing from simple data movement to complex transformation functions, and modern data integration technology now enables organizations to deploy data integration technology.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Talend

InfoSphere Data Explorer - Vivisimo, an IBM Company
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To extract the most value from data, you need to sort through structured and unstructured data from a variety of sources - and that isn't easy. In this resource, discover how a data exploration tool enables you to improve access to information across your enterprise, and easily visualize and integrate big data for more efficient analytics.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 12 Oct 2012

IBM

Apache Hadoop Patterns of Use
sponsored by Hortonworks
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to Hadoop, the technology most often associated with big data, why is it so popular? Does it actually live up to the vendor hype? Check out this informative resource to get the real guidance you need to figure out where Hadoop fits into your organization, and how you can leverage it to extract the most from your big data.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hortonworks

Big Data without the Big Bang or Bucks
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, get tips on how to begin a big data project, from determining project requirements to choosing an analytics platform to upgrading systems. You'll discover best practices for extracting the most value from your data without high costs or complexities, and evaluate the pros and cons of selecting a "big data in a box" technology.
Posted: 15 Jul 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Enterprise Data Governance: The Human Element
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the human element of enterprise data governance, as nearly every organizational task involving employees affects data quality. Read more to learn, through a simulated case study, how to combat people-related, data integration, organizational and cultural issues.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Apr 2013

SAS

Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: Big data analytics can help you understand the current state of your business, track customer behavior, and take advantage of new opportunities. This comprehensive TDWI best practices report gives you in-depth insights into all the important aspects of big data analytics, so that you have a solid foundation for implementing an analytics plan.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Kognitio
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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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