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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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Busting 7 Myths about Data Quality Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: In recent years, more organizations have fixated on improving the quality of their data – but one of the major obstacles holding them back are the myths about what makes up an effective strategy. Review this paper to learn the top 7 myths and tips on how to craft an effective data quality management strategy.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Nov 2011

Information Builders

Seven Steps to Effective Data Governance
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Effective data governance can provide the peace of mind that your data will stand up to privacy policies, regulatory compliance, and financial reporting. Yet most organizations become overwhelmed by the undertaking and halt implementation. Read this paper to learn 7 practical steps to crafting a productive data governance plan today.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Information Builders

Cognos: FPM: How KPIs can help motivate and reward the right behavior - Paper #1 – Introduction - White Paper
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

IBM

Business Analytics: Ventana Research - Improving Retailing Performance Using Better Analytics: A Pragmatic Approach
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This Ventana Research paper reveals the results of a study examining how retailers use analytics across their company, including the marketing, supply chain, operations and finance. Read this now to learn more about the challenges these retail organizations face as well as the possibilities available to them through today's innovative technology.
Posted: 08 Aug 2012 | Published: 15 Nov 2011

IBM

Optimizing Data Quality in the Enterprise
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: It is estimated that 75% of large organisations currently face serious business challenges due to low quality data – and the consequences can be devastating. Access this paper to learn simple strategies that can substantially improve your company's data quality. Learn how to manage the lifecycle of quality data, and more.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Information Builders

Implementing Real-Time Data Quality Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Poor data quality can be harmful to your enterprise in more ways than one -- 53% of companies with poor data quality face serious problems when implementing new systems and applications and 29% experience income loss. Access this paper to discover how real-time data quality management can help mitigate these risks and give you peace of mind.
Posted: 02 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Information Builders

Data Quality Management: The Key to Successful Predictive Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: As more and more companies begin to leverage predictive analytics to improve their business intelligence strategies, it's becoming evident that effective predictive models begin with data quality management. Read on to learn more about the impact data quality has on predictive analytics and how to easily improve your data quality.
Posted: 02 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

Information Builders

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

IBM

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

IBM

The Social Business: Advent of a new age
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the why organizations need to become social businesses today. Read on to learn how your business can become social through crafting the right blueprint relying on networks, social and real-time collaboration, mobility and integration, how to deepen your customer relationships and the benefits associated with it, and much more.
Posted: 30 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Feb 2011

IBM

ITG Executive Summary: Value Proposition for IBM PureFlex Systems
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines a system that includes industry-leading capabilities at the infrastructure management level. Read on to discover how this option offers the potential to transform the server, storage and network infrastructures that support SAP enterprise environments and allows organizations to extend common management services to non-SAP apps.
Posted: 23 Jul 2012 | Published: 18 Apr 2012

IBM

Managing cloud deployments on IBM System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines the ideal platform for cloud computing, one that delivers 100% virtualization, shared storage, dynamic resource provisioning, the highest levels of security, multitier applications, high scalability, robust service management tools and constant availability.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

IBM

Oracle Solaris and Oracle SPARC T4 Servers— Engineered Together for Enterprise Cloud Deployments
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how Oracle Solaris and the SPARC T4 processor can help you manage your costs for existing infrastructures or for new enterprise cloud infrastructure design. Discover how Solaris works cohesively with SPARC T4 systems and other Oracle software to enable a handful of cloud-ready solutions.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 25 Jun 2012

Oracle Corporation

Oracle’s Optimized Solution for CRM - A Business Case for Secured Siebel CRM on Oracle’s SPARC T-Series
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Data privacy and thefts, contractual terms and compliance requirements are issues that all need to be considered when installing a CRM system. This paper outlines how deploying Siebel CRM on Oracle's SPARC T-Series servers mitigates risk while helping maintain a low total cost of ownership by not requiring more equipment.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2011

Oracle Corporation

A smarter approach to CRM: An IBM perspective
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With instant access to information, customers expect a purchase experience that matches the ease and speed of the information-gathering experience. Read this white paper, created in collaboration with Frost & Sullivan, to see how a customer relationship management (CRM) solution can help you respond on the customers' terms.
Posted: 05 Jul 2012 | Published: 15 Feb 2012

IBM

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.
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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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