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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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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

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

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

Strategy Guide to Overcoming Data Quality Issues
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover a system to help your organization incorporate data integrity business rules into your system processes. Read on to find out how you can ensure consistency, accuracy and, most importantly, visibility into your data with this seamless system.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 26 Feb 2016

Infogix

The End of Big Data Hype: Getting Work with All Data
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: This IDC Vendor Spotlight examines the evolution of big data, from its initial hype to the pragmatic deployments of today and tomorrow. Plus, tap into analytics technologies that can address common challenges associated with leveraging big data and learn key considerations for capitalizing on strategies driven by big data.
Posted: 26 Feb 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

Infogix

The Importance of Data Analysis When Optimizing Guidewire
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper you will discover a data quality system that can help your organization ensure consistency, accuracy and most importantly, visibility into the health of your data controls.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Infogix

Customer Lifecycle Management: How to Manage Opportunity and Risk throughout the Customer Lifecycle
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how one tool can help your business use analytics to leverage clean-trustworthy data in real-time conditions.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Infogix

Ensuring the Quality of Data in Motion: The Missing Link in Data Governance
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines a framework for ensuring the integrity of both transactional and non-transactional data using automated information controls and continuous monitoring. Click through now to discover how this system can help you detect and prevent information errors.
Posted: 24 Feb 2016 | Published: 24 Feb 2016

Infogix

Marketplace Membership Reconciliation
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: The accuracy of membership information is critical to minimize impact on downstream processes. In this white paper you will learn about a tool that can help your organization streamline master membership data.
Posted: 22 Feb 2016 | Published: 22 Feb 2016

Infogix

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

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

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

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.
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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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