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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 PETABYTE CHALLENGE: 2011 IOUG DATABASE GROWTH SURVEY
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the results of a survey conducted by Unisphere Research among members of the Independent Oracle Users Group (IOUG) and reveals that nearly one out of 10 respondents cited that the total amount of online data they are managing tops a petabyte. Read on to discover data growth trends and patterns popping up in organizations today.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Data Mining 11g Release 2 Competing on In-Database Analytics
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper offers an overview of Oracle Data Mining, detailing how you can build predictive models to better target customers, develop detailed customer profiles and detect and prevent fraud. Read on and learn how this data mining tool eliminates data extraction and movement, delivers the lowest TCO compared to traditional vendors and more.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Data Mining 11g Release 2 Mining Star Schemas: A Telco Churn Case Study
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper, based on the CACS and intended for users of the Oracle Data Miner, highlights the telco churn case study using Oracle Data Miner and explains the case study workflow methodology. Read this now and learn about preparing a database scheme and importing a pre-made Oracle Data Miner workflow.
Posted: 03 Jul 2012 | Published: 24 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Integrating Analytics into the Operational Fabric of Your Business
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper by industry expert Dr. Barry Devlin and learn everything you need to know about operational analytics and how it can benefit your business. Discover its relationship to BI, how traditional data warehouse support it, its architectural advantages and so much more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

IBM

Boost Government Revenues Without a Tax Increase
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP analytics solutions can help today's government agencies overcome the many challenges associated with tax discovery. Read on to learn how SAP's public sector software solutions can benefit government agencies by improving performance, reducing costs and streamlining service delivery.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Cut Government Spending Intelligently
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines how public sector organizations can boost performance, reduce fraud and do more with less with the latest budget and cost analysis software. Read on to learn how leading government agencies are capitalizing on the latest SAP public sector solutions to streamline operations and improve accountability and transparency.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Get a Better Handle on Unspent Funds
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper details SAP's range of public sector solutions, designed specifically to assist government agencies in proactively monitoring their current and future spending. Learn how to get a better handle on unspent funds such as unliquidated obligations (ULOs) by drilling into layers of data to create accurate reports and projections in real time.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Reduce Fraud, Waste and Abuse with Flexible Analytics
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how SAP's latest analytics solutions can analyze multiple databases in real-time to identify and prevent improper government payments before they happen. Read on to learn how government agencies can leverage this technology to speed up the process of accessing multiple data sources, reduce the burden on IT staff and much more.
Posted: 27 Jun 2012 | Published: 27 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

The Truth About Big Data: First in a Series
sponsored by StoredIQ
WHITE PAPER: It’s time to learn the truth about big data. This resource provides an unbiased look at the reality of the big data phenomenon, and offers valuable insight into steps you can take to begin developing a big data management plan.
Posted: 15 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

StoredIQ

Key Challenges in Risk Management: How Immediate Access to Integrated Information Can Mitigate Risk
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the findings of a recent survey of senior risk and IT decision-makers in international financial institutions, exploring their current risk management capabilities and their plans for introducing integrated technologies, and examining the relationship between data management and risk mitigation in depth.
Posted: 04 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Migrating Oracle Application Setups – The Stat Way
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Changes to your Oracle E-Business Suite applications directly affect your company. Therefore, having an effective change management and version control process is critical. In this paper, see how an impossible task – versioning and managing Oracle setup object with third-party tools – is now a reality.
Posted: 31 May 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Dell Software

SUMMARY RESULTS FROM THE BI SURVEY 10
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Following nine other surveys, the BI Survey 10 analyzed the platforms of six of the largest BI vendors and asked 2,961 organizations across 80 countries many of the same questions as previous years. Read this now and learn how organizations view certain aspects of their BI tools, such as response time, performance, business benefits and more.
Posted: 24 May 2012 | Published: 24 May 2012

MicroStrategy Incorporated

IBM Business Analytics for Linux on System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the case for business analytics, outlining the trends that are redefining analytics and the weaknesses of decentralized analytics solutions. Gain additional insight into IBM Business Analytics solutions on System z, an end-to-end solution that includes BI, predictive analytics and data warehousing on a single platform.
Posted: 22 May 2012 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

IBM

Increasing the efficiency of case file coordination in social services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Social service agencies are experiencing challenges with manual processes. Advanced case management strategies are being implemented to streamline these processes and foster greater insight, collaboration and decision-making capabilities. This white paper explains how one such solution allows you automate these processes to elevate processing.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 15 Jun 2011

IBM

Advanced case management solutions for smarter decision making in banking
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financial institutions are under pressure to make better decisions. Real-time decisions depend on access to information and the technology available to analyze it. This paper outlines an option that aggregates all of the content from across the entire organization to enable a holistic view of each case, reduce risk and support accurate decisions.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

IBM

Advanced Case Management for Smarter Energy and Utilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to gain an approach to unifying utility company's information, processes and people to gain a 360-degree view of contracts, work orders and so much more, effectively enabling employees to make better-informed decisions which then reduce costs and elevate efficiency. Learn how case management can make your business smarter.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 23 Oct 2010

IBM

Seven Symptoms of Forecasting Illness
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Your forecasting capabilities are likely lacking in some form or another. To fix this you must first recognize the problem and then implement a cure that leads to healthier predictions. This paper from IBM can help you zero in on the problem, offering up seven underlying symptoms of forecasting illness and remedies on how to overcome each one.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 13 Apr 2010

IBM

Business Analytics – Pushing Towards Relevance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the current state of business analytics, revealing why it's not as pervasive as one may think. Read this now and learn some best practices that will help CIOs spearhead their company's BI initiatives to make better use of data for a competitive advantage.
Posted: 04 May 2012 | Published: 04 May 2012

IBM

Gartner-A step-by-step approach to successful Business Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Decision-making is buoyed by strong business intelligence (BI). For small to midsize businesses (SMBs), formulating an approach to BI can be a challenge. Incremental steps are pivotal for SMBs, according to this paper featuring insight from Gartner. Read this and learn why starting with the basic before evolving deeper is the proven path.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

IBM

What’s in YOUR Architecture?
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief yet insightful paper now to learn about the basic components of information architecture, including master data management and data quality, and learn how Sybase can enable your company to integrate all of these aspects into a complete and holistic information architecture.
Posted: 17 Apr 2012 | Published: 12 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Business Oriented Information Architecture
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines an information architecture (IA) and why it is useful in determining everything from the robustness of IT projects to testing business process scenarios to see if they satisfy the wide-ranging needs of your business. Read this now to learn more about IA, including its basic design, how to start your program and more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Sybase PowerDesigner for information architecture
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how modeling information architecture (IA) can help reduce the costs associated with data management. Read this now and learn about the benefits of implementing IA and how Sybase's option offers modeling support for database design and enterprise architecture.  
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Building a Better Data Dictionary with PowerDesigner®
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Data dictionaries are a great tool to help in your quest to derive meaning and insight from your data, allowing you to standardize context and definitions to gain consistency and reusability, and propel this quality data into strategic decision-making and business plans. This brief paper outlines the specs and benefits of data dictionaries.
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Oracle: Big Data for the Enterprise
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle offers the broadest and most integrated portfolio of products to help you acquire and organize these diverse data types and analyze them alongside your existing data to find new insights and capitalize on hidden relationships. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 26 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Building a Tangible ROI for Data Quality
sponsored by Harte-Hanks Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers common issues and recommendations on building a business case for data quality initiatives.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software
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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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