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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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Data Quality White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Cloud-based IT-as-a-Service: Providers, SLAs, and More
sponsored by Catchpoint Systems Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores ITaaS providers, SLAs and more. Examine the keys to an ITaaS business, what reporting and analysis in the cloud can do to your business performance and revenue, and 5 reasons your SaaS business should monitor behind the firewall.
Posted: 08 Aug 2016 | Published: 08 Aug 2016

Catchpoint Systems Inc.

Pushing the Start Button on Information Lifecycle Governance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Strong information governance ensures that big data remains an advantage for your company. It is important to realize that information governance improvement has to come slowly, in steps instead of strides. Read on to gauge your company's information governance maturity and how to set realistic goals.
Posted: 28 Jul 2016 | Published: 30 Jan 2015

IBM

Building Success: Strengthen your Data Discovery and Classification
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: How can you strengthen your data foundation without compromising its integrity? This Forrester Research Report breaks down the struggle with data discovery and security. What are strong approaches to data classification that you can implement in your company moving forward? Read this report now and find out.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 01 Oct 2014

IBM

Mitigate Model Risk and Reduce Model-Related Costs
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: By establishing risk mitigation and cost reduction strategies targeted at model implementation and operation, you can easily identify models that are vital for guiding the direction of your business. Discover an approach to model risk management that supports your internal decision-making processes.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

SAS

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

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

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

Put The Business Back In Your Data Management Business Case
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report, learn how you can build a data-driven business strategy and how to make the business case for a data management agenda. Key topics of discussion include creating a business go-to team that is fueled by data, framing your business strategy as a business success story, and more.
Posted: 27 Apr 2016 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Microsoft

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

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

The Game Changes: 10 Essential Elements for Truly Effective Compliance Programs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Finding a way to make compliance effective is imperative and yet still elusive for many organizations. In this white paper from Steinberg Governance Advisors, Inc., learn what "effective" compliance really means by exploring 10 essential elements.
Posted: 26 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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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