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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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Visual Analytics for Improving Risk Calculation
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: Where is the banking industry now with having enterprise-wide capabilities to rapidly and accurately understand their risk exposures? Tap this paper to find out. Plus, explore how you can leverage a power engine, visual analytics, and event stream processing to gain a single view of market risk and access insights faster.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 25 Jul 2016

SAS

NHS Hospitals Treat Patient Data as an Operational Asset, You Should Too
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: For organizations to use data analytics effectively, they need to understand the deficiencies they're trying to solve and adopt the right tools to tell the right stories. Explore the technology and approaches NHS Trust Boards uses to collect, manage, and analyze both internal and external data, and make better decisions that ensure patient safety.
Posted: 20 Jul 2016 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

SAS

Case Study: Improving Data Quality and Compliance
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, see how the Timken Company has improved its HR data quality and compliance. Timken says that data is consistently accurate and up-to-date, their agility makes better use of IT resources, and the HR team controls data and reporting without reliance on IT.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Accenture

Case Study: Improving Employee Data Quality
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, one company adopted a tool powered by a cloud platform and discovered a number of critical data issues that would not have been found until much later in downstream business processes. Read on to learn about the other benefits ZS realized because of this data quality tool.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2016

Accenture

HR Tool Guide
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: HR departments need to utilize applications in order manage and track all of the information that comes to them. This guide breaks down three of the most essential HR applications, explaining their uses and benefits.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2016

Accenture

Data Quality Maturity is an Elusive Metric: Learn How to Measure It
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can provide a complete view of data issues and co-relate data quality metrics that are objectively collected through profiling. Discover how you can start trusting the integrity of your data and provide better content clarity.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

Infogix

Learn the Virtues of Data Classification for Remedying Dark Data Challenges
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Research firm IDC states that up to 90% of big data environments today are made up of dark data. Learn how to define, understand, and identify dark data symptoms. Plus, explore ways to remediate dark data challenges and map your data into 4 categories to measure usage and derive value.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

Infogix

Simplifying HR Documents: Contracts and Correspondence
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Digital technologies are reshaping the HR function by enabling new approaches in the delivery of employee documents. Discover how to simplify the processes of creating and distributing employee-related communications.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

Accenture

Data Diaries: A Hiring Guide for Building a Data-Driven Culture
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: In today's world, data is omnipresent. We use it to understand ourselves, our neighbors, and our surroundings better. That's why it's important to adopt a culture of self-service analytics. Get tips for fostering this culture and building a team with a data-driven way of thinking.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2015

Tableau Software

Ensuring Integrity of Financial Data Warehouse Information
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Learn how a large insurance company overcame poor data integrity from its varied sources and platforms and gained consistent financial reporting from all sources, efficient, timely reconciliation between GL and data warehouse, and SOX compliance.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infogix

Case Study: How a Fortune 100 Company Automated Data Quality to Reduce Errors
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, explore how a financial services company leveraged data analysis techniques to better manage its $500 billion in assets and improve data quality. Learn how you can implement this process to lower risk rate and automate your data quality.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infogix

Data Diaries: How VMware Built a Community around Analytics
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: In order to prevent disarray, businesses need to empower people in an accurate and scalable way. The best way to achieve this is by fostering a culture of self-service analytics. Find out how VMware built a community around data analysis, and ultimately gained access to better visualization and insights.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 16 Oct 2015

Tableau Software

5 Steps to Self-Service Analytics that Scales
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Self-service BI is the modern approach to analytics. Learn about software that allows people to connect to, visualize, and analyze their data easily and find actionable insights. Uncover the 5 steps to self-service analytics that ensure safe, secure, and governed results.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 08 Jul 2016

Tableau Software

7 Signs You Need Self-Service Reports
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Explore the use of self-service business intelligence, which equips individuals throughout your organization to investigate their own data, thereby removing some of the burden from IT. Uncover the 7 indicators that tell you when you're ready for self-service BI.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 07 Jul 2016

Tableau Software

Four Reasons it's Time to Move Beyond Excel
sponsored by Salesforce.com
WHITE PAPER: Excel works great for inputting data and crunching numbers, but it simply can't provide a comprehensive view of your data. In this white paper, discover how you can visualize data like never before and uncover hidden insights. Learn how you can explore sales data on any device, accelerate time to value, and ultimately, see the whole picture.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 07 Jul 2016

Salesforce.com

Data Science is a Team Sport. Do You Have the Skills to Be a Team Player?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To get the most valuable insights, quickly and reliably, successful organizations build data science teams that incorporate different skill sets and responsibilities. Learn which talents and abilities define members of a data science team, as well as how they complement each other.
Posted: 06 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

IBM

Identifying Cloud and Data Quality Opportunities for Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Managing and analyzing data in the cloud has many benefits, but adoption levels remain relatively low, despite the potential benefits. Get the numbers behind leveraging the cloud for business intelligence and big data analytics, and find out how maximizing analytics' potential relies on the quality of your data.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

IBM

Simple, Powerful, Integrated Data Prep and Movement in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Unburden your IT department by updating your cloud services and enabling both technical and non-technical business users to derive useful insights from data. Discover how you can ensure data quality with simple data preparation and movement services in the cloud.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

IBM

Understanding Insurance Industry Data Warehousing Challenges
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how enhancements in the areas of life insurance and workers' compensation help companies address economic and technological challenges. Plus, discover how to build an effective data warehouse that provides a flexible, scalable solution which enables the consolidation and integration of data.
Posted: 30 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Nov 2014

IBM

Data Refinement: Facilitating the data-driven organization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Packed with findings from architecture and app development pros, this Forrester Research report will help development and IT teams better understand why a good data refinement strategy is a business imperative, why architects and developers don't' see data the same way, where the hybrid cloud fits in when defining data refinement success, and more.
Posted: 22 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

5 Data Quality Problems in Every CMDB
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Explore why clean data is essential for your configuration management database (CMDB). Uncover the top 5 data quality problems in every CMDB and how you can address these challenges.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

BDNA

Build a Reliable, Accurate CMDB by Addressing Data Quality
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top data quality issues derailing your configuration management database (CMDB) initiatives. Learn how you can build and maintain an accurate, reliable CMDB by taking the steps to address poor data quality.
Posted: 29 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

BDNA

Importance of DQ in the Age of Digital Transformation
sponsored by Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: Data is at the heart of digital transformation, and as an essential element in the majority of business initiatives, organizations need to ensure that their data is accurate. Download this white paper now to discover how data quality tools can ensure a successful digital transformation for your business.
Posted: 26 Apr 2016 | Published: 26 Apr 2016

Trillium Software

Best Practices for Enterprise IT Data Quality
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how you can successfully accelerate data maturity by leveraging 3 core capabilities: reference language, data abstraction, and content refresh processes. Plus, learn a 3-phased approach to addressing poor data quality in your enterprise.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 25 Apr 2016

BDNA

DataWorks Solution Brief
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: 42% of business professionals spend more than 40% of their time fixing and validatiing data before analyzing it. With increasing amounts of data coming from new technologies, this is a major pain point. Read on to learn about a solution that delivers data quality and easy access for business users.
Posted: 09 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 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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