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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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Big Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Big data is difficult and often expensive to manage. With the costs of purchasing and maintaining hardware, many organizations are taking a new approach to big data management. Learn how the cloud is disrupting big data management, benefits of putting your data to the cloud, and major security considerations.
Posted: 26 Jan 2016 | Published: 26 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

The Emergence of Governed Discovery
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: Governed discovery empowers users to develop, analyze, and collaborate anywhere, while providing IT with the tools to manage the environment. Learn the 3 things you need to enable governed discovery.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Qlik

3 Big Data Myths Busted
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: Organizations have been prevented from realizing the value of big data by these three incorrect myths: Big data is all about size, it requires a data scientist, and you need a system like Hadoop to deal with it. Access this resource to learn why these myths are unfounded and to discover how you can get to the big point behind big data.
Posted: 14 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Qlik

5 Ways of Reporting Your BI Insights
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: The implementation of analytics software for all areas of a company allows departments to collaborate in the sharing and synthesizing of information. Access this resource to discover 5 ways to maximize the value of data by sharing it with others.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Qlik

Tackling Data Chaos: 4 Steps to Confident Decision-Making
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: Unless you're certain that your data is trustworthy, you could be making decisions that damage your credibility. This resource reveals the 6 factors that make data chaotic or untrustworthy. Discover the 4 steps to reduce unreliable data and become confident in your decision-making.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 13 Jan 2016

Qlik

10 Secrets to Winning with Analytics
sponsored by Qlik
WHITE PAPER: This resource reveals the 10 secrets to achieve analytics success. Discover little-known tips to drive smarter decision-making.
Posted: 13 Jan 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Qlik

Understanding Big Data Quality for Maximum Information Usability
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In the following white paper, readers will be able to examine some of the challenges presented by managing the quality and governance of big data, and how those can be balanced with the need to deliver usable analytical results.
Posted: 06 Jan 2016 | Published: 06 Jan 2016

SAS

5 Questions Every IT Department Should Be Able to Answer
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Key decision makers are on the hunt to uncover patterns that illuminate unforeseen trends once buried in your data.Here are the top 5 questions your IT professionals should be asking — and ways to get the answers. Access now to ensure you're getting the most out of your data.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 19 Nov 2015

Salesforce.com

The Analytical Executive: Getting Their Hands Dirty with Data
sponsored by Attunity
WHITE PAPER: In this Aberdeen Group report, explore the evolving role of data in the organization, and its importance to top managers. Learn key insights pertaining to data analytics and the executive's role in adopting a data-driven mindset, including: analytical activity begets business performance, decision speed is the name of the game, and more.
Posted: 19 Nov 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

Attunity

Maximizing the Value of Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Attunity
WHITE PAPER: In this THINKstrategies white paper, learn how to tackle big data challenges, and how a new generation of cloud alternatives can respond to the challenges.
Posted: 18 Nov 2015 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Attunity

Create Value from Insights Provided by Human-Created Data
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the challenges facing companies when it comes to the analysis of unique data, like emails and chat logs. Access now to see how one system provides valuable insights from non-binary information, a key aspect of a successful future.
Posted: 03 Nov 2015 | Published: 02 Nov 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Information Empowerment for Your Evolving Data Ecosystem
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper discusses the new features of IBM's InfoSphere Information Server V11.5, which helps you understand data and cleanse, monitor, transform, and deliver it.
Posted: 27 Oct 2015 | Published: 27 Oct 2015

IBM

Data Governance Framework: A Blueprint for Success
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, see how a pragmatic, holistic approach to data governance combined with a data governance framework can provide timely, trusted, and high-quality data to everyone in your organization. Also see the features of one data governance framework.
Posted: 20 Oct 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

SAS

SAS® Data Management: Transform raw data into a valuable business asset
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to discover how you can transform raw data into a valuable business asset by combining data access, data quality, data integration and data governance in one easy-to-use platform. Learn how your organization can spend less time maintaining your information and more time running your business today.
Posted: 19 Oct 2015 | Published: 19 Oct 2015

SAS

Best Practices for Making an Operational Data Store (ODS) the Center of Your Data Strategy
sponsored by Attunity
WHITE PAPER: This white paper makes the business case for why organizations should adopt operational data stores (ODS) and provides guidelines for getting stakeholders from within your organization on board. Learn the best practices of implementing an ODS and how you can ensure that data is an asset for your organization.
Posted: 23 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Attunity

Hadoop and the Modern Data Supply Chain
sponsored by Attunity
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how organizations are coordinating multiple data sources in a data supply chain, enabling insights to travel nimbly throughout the enterprise. Additionally, learn the pros and cons of using Hadoop to process data, and how you can modernize the way you use data.
Posted: 23 Sep 2015 | Published: 23 Sep 2015

Attunity

Does Data Growth Imply Company Health?
sponsored by Attunity
WHITE PAPER: Is your company experiencing rapid growth of highly complex and disparate data? This Aberdeen research report provides insights from a recent study that describe what this means for your organization in terms of performance, data visualization, data accessibility, and more.
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

Attunity

Big Data Needs Big Storage: Deciding on an Optimal Storage Platform
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines 4 important requirements to consider when deciding on the right storage platform for your Big Data needs. Read on to learn the benefits you can attain by implementing the right storage platform for your enterprise.
Posted: 01 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Accelerate Business Transformation Through IT Innovation: The IT Mandate
sponsored by Dimension Data
WHITE PAPER: This report serves as a comprehensive guide to examine how well enterprise-level companies are embracing a new model of business-responsive data centers and networks to support their innovation.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

Dimension Data

Affordable, Scalable, Reliable OLTP in a Cloud and Big Data World: IBM DB2 PureScale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper now to discover how your organization can take advantage of affordable, scalable, reliable, OLTP in a cloud and big data world.
Posted: 24 Jul 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

IBM

Osterman Whitepaper: The True ROI of Information Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper from Osterman Research, explores the origins of the "information problem" many organizations are now facing. Inside,, find a detailed discussion of how to calculate your current information costs and the ROI of an information governance program.
Posted: 21 Jul 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

IBM

Smarter Building Management: Tapping the Right Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper considers the importance of building operations data, and how tapping this information for deep insights can help reduce overhead cost. Access now for details.
Posted: 10 Nov 2015 | Published: 10 Nov 2015

IBM

Who's Afraid of the Big (Data) Bad Wolf?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: By automating information integration and governance and deploying it at the point of data creation, organizations can boost big data confidence. Access this whitepaper now to discover the importance of data integration, and how your business will benefit from such a methodology.
Posted: 26 Oct 2015 | Published: 26 Oct 2015

IBM

Open Source Integration Software in the Enterprise
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes open source integration software and its benefits, including extensibility, stable releases, high-quality service, and more.
Posted: 25 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Red Hat

How to Virtualize Disaster Recovery with Cloud Computing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines how your business can grow securely and thrive in the expanding data universe, bolstered by one enterprise-grade, cloud-enabled disaster planning platform. Access this white paper to learn more about how cloud-based business resilience can provide an alternative to traditional disaster recovery.
Posted: 04 Sep 2015 | Published: 04 Sep 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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