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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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SAP HANA Profitability Analysis rapid-deployment solution
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: This short paper explores a reporting platform that allows access to and use of large sets of profitability data more quickly and efficiently than ever before.
Posted: 19 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

The Real Cost of Bad Data: Six Simple Steps To Address Data Quality Issues
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Inadequate data governance can cost millions. From regulatory fines for systems and control failures, to any other number of factors, the cost quickly adds up. View this resource to learn more about how your organization can effectively manage data quality.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 02 Jul 2013

Information Builders

Building a Business Case for Data Governance: Ten Critical Steps
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down 10 key steps that will help you build the business case for data governance in your organization. Also inside, learn about tools and tactics that will ensure your data governance project is a success.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

The Role of Data Integration and Quality Management in NIEM
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Check out this paper today to investigate how the National Information Exchange Model (NIEM) has grown. Learn about the challenges it was designed to overcome and of the important role that enterprise integration and data quality management technologies play in the execution of NIEM initiatives.
Posted: 01 May 2013 | Published: 01 May 2013

Information Builders

How KPIs Can Help Motivate and Reward the Right Behavior
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the value of key performance indicators (KPIs) and why it's integral you set annual targets for each of them and measure performance against them rather than develop strategy maps and generate strategic action plans that drive performance improvement.
Posted: 08 Aug 2012 | Published: 08 Aug 2012


Identity and Access Management for the Cloud
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the access management challenge, especially as it relates to clouds, and offers best practices for overcoming the challenges involved with managing your users in both public and private clouds.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Dell Software

Improve data quality: The power of crowdsourcing
sponsored by CrowdFlower, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how improving data quality leads to marketing and selling success, and introduces a crowdsourcing strategy that can help you get there.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

CrowdFlower, Inc.

Extreme Warehouse Speed for Fast Business Decisions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores how forward-looking organizations like yours are using extremely rapid, highly effective analysis of data to change the way they make decisions – enabling them to predict shifts in business and proactively adjust for better business outcomes.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012


IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To improve the performance of data warehouse queries while minimizing manual tuning, DBAs can turn to the IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator. Access this white paper to learn more about how fast response time generates quick answers, quick insights, and an agile business.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2011


Dealing with More and More Data: Challenges for the Utility CIO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document provides utilities with an understanding of specific challenges faced by CIOs and provides information technology (IT) decision makers with a view to the use of time series databases in getting to scale.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2012


Build Smart Metering Solutions with IBM Informix TimeSeries
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To realize the full potential of smart meters, utility companies and their partners need a data management solution designed to reduce data load times, decrease storage capacity needs, and improve query performance for time series data.
Posted: 27 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011


The Evolution of Integration
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: Over the recent years, data integration has been growing from simple data movement to complex transformation functions, and modern data integration technology now enables organizations to deploy data integration technology.
Posted: 07 Aug 2013 | Published: 01 Jan 2007


HP Big Data Discovery Experience
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: In this valuable guide you'll learn how to move your business forward through the use of a sound information management strategy. And to build upon this, discover how you can advance your information strategy and accelerate the discovery of key business insights through the use of various big data technologies.
Posted: 06 Aug 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

Argyle Conversation with IBM: Big Data Buzz, Less is More
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, access a Q and A with the Director of Information Lifecycle Governance for IBM Worldwide, Sylvan H. Morley III, as he discusses the impact of big data on modern organizations, and gives advice on overcoming challenges to information lifecycle management.
Posted: 31 Jul 2013 | Published: 03 Jul 2013


InfoSphere Data Explorer - Vivisimo, an IBM Company
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To extract the most value from data, you need to sort through structured and unstructured data from a variety of sources - and that isn't easy. In this resource, discover how a data exploration tool enables you to improve access to information across your enterprise, and easily visualize and integrate big data for more efficient analytics.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 12 Oct 2012


Apache Hadoop Patterns of Use
sponsored by Hortonworks
WHITE PAPER: When it comes to Hadoop, the technology most often associated with big data, why is it so popular? Does it actually live up to the vendor hype? Check out this informative resource to get the real guidance you need to figure out where Hadoop fits into your organization, and how you can leverage it to extract the most from your big data.
Posted: 17 Jul 2013 | Published: 30 Apr 2013


Enterprise Data Governance: The Human Element
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the human element of enterprise data governance, as nearly every organizational task involving employees affects data quality. Read more to learn, through a simulated case study, how to combat people-related, data integration, organizational and cultural issues.
Posted: 02 Jul 2013 | Published: 15 Apr 2013


Big Data Analytics
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: Big data analytics can help you understand the current state of your business, track customer behavior, and take advantage of new opportunities. This comprehensive TDWI best practices report gives you in-depth insights into all the important aspects of big data analytics, so that you have a solid foundation for implementing an analytics plan.
Posted: 07 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2011


Gabriel on Big Data Without the Big Bang with Linux on IBM Power Systems
sponsored by IBM.
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, explore how to get started with a big data analytics program, and discover best practices for extracting the most value from your data without incredibly high costs or complexities.
Posted: 21 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012


Mongo DB Operations Best Practices
sponsored by MongoDB, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Access this informative white paper to learn the ins and outs of Mongo DB, an open-source document-based database, and discover best practices for setup, configuration, scaling, data backup, and more.
Posted: 16 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

MongoDB, Inc.

Denodo Platform 5.0
sponsored by Denodo Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Today's information landscape includes a variety of data sources and unlike forms of data inundating your business every second. Turn to this resource to learn about how data virtualization can make disparate data sources appear as if they are in one place, so that you can easily access your information and make better, faster business decisions.
Posted: 12 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Denodo Technologies

Leveling the playing field: How companies use data for competitive advantage
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Data is a critical asset to the competitiveness of your organization, yet only 27% of people in a recent study said their companies do a better job using information than their competitors. Read this study by the Economist Intelligence Unit to find best practices about developing data initiatives to gain a competitive advantage.
Posted: 13 Sep 2012 | Published: 13 Sep 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Deliver Trusted Data and Deeper Insights
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The health of your business depends on your data management strategy. Read this paper to learn about one platform designed to manage your increasing volumes of data and applications, as well as quickly provide critical analytics. Benefits include integration of structured and unstructured data, reduced cost, scalability and more.
Posted: 13 Sep 2012 | Published: 13 Sep 2012

SAP America, Inc.

IBM and Oracle TCO: The Lumpy Mattress
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines Oracle's approach to overpricing one part of a database solution to compensate for another part, leading to a much higher total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this now to learn more about the evolution of TCO, Oracle's pricing strategy, IBM's pricing strategy and so much more.
Posted: 10 Aug 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2011


Outperforming in a data-rich, hyper-connected world
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the results of a survey conducted amongst more than 1,100 executives across nine industries in 64 countries on their ability to capture data, share insights and take actions based on what they learn. Read this now to discover how other companies are harnessing and handling their data and learn how you can follow a similar path.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Published: 08 Aug 2012

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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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