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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 Reports
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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

Simplifying Contract and Correspondence Creation
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Simplifying the creation of documents and templates creates a standardized format for communications, something that most companies are missing. Read on to learn about the benefits of this technology, including flexibility, confidentiality, and more.
Posted: 19 Jul 2016 | Published: 19 Jul 2016

Accenture

Case Study: Improving Data Quality and Compliance
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, see how the Timken Company has improved its data quality and compliance. Find out why Timken now feels confident that data is consistently accurate and up-to-date, their agility makes better use of IT resources, and the HR team can take command of its own data and reporting without reliance on IT.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Accenture

Case Study: Improving employee data quality
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, one company adopted a tool powered by a cloud platform and discovered a number of critical data issues that would not have been found until much later in downstream business processes. Read on to learn about the other benefits ZS realized because of this data quality tool.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2016

Accenture

HR Tool Guide
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: HR departments need to utilize applications in order manage and track all of the information that comes to them. This guide breaks down three of the most essential HR applications, explaining their uses and benefits.
Posted: 15 Jul 2016 | Published: 15 Jul 2016

Accenture

Data Quality Maturity is an Elusive Metric: Learn How to Measure It
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Explore how you can provide a complete view of data issues and co-relate data quality metrics that are objectively collected through profiling. Discover how you can start trusting the integrity of your data and provide better content clarity.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

Infogix

Learn the Virtues of Data Classification for Remedying Dark Data Challenges
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Research firm IDC states that up to 90% of big data environments today are made up of dark data. Learn how to define, understand, and identify dark data symptoms. Plus, explore ways to remediate dark data challenges and map your data into 4 categories to measure usage and derive value.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

Infogix

Why Do 75% of Core Upgrades Fail?
sponsored by Infogix
EBOOK: This e-book explores 3 common core system migration pitfalls that must be addressed to prevent project failure. Discover what migration approach is the best fit for you and access 5 key considerations before undertaking your project.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

Infogix

Simplifying HR Documents: Contracts and Correspondence
sponsored by Accenture
WHITE PAPER: Digital technologies are reshaping the HR function by enabling new approaches in the delivery of employee documents. Discover how to simplify the processes of creating and distributing employee-related communications.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

Accenture

Why Data Quality is Vital for BCBS 239 Compliance
sponsored by Infogix
EBOOK: This e-book explores ways to create effective risk models in the absence of a universal scale for measuring data quality. You will learn how these models will help you comply with BCBS 239 guidelines by incorporating multiple data points, utilizing reconciliation checks, and more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

Infogix

Data Diaries: A Hiring Guide for Building a Data-Driven Culture
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: In today's world, data is omnipresent. We use it to understand ourselves, our neighbors, and our surroundings better. That's why it's important to adopt a culture of self-service analytics. Get tips for fostering this culture and building a team with a data-driven way of thinking.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 04 Nov 2015

Tableau Software

Ensuring Integrity of Financial Data Warehouse Information
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: Learn how a large insurance company overcame poor data integrity from its varied sources and platforms and gained consistent financial reporting from all sources, efficient, timely reconciliation between GL and data warehouse, and SOX compliance.
Posted: 11 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infogix

Automating Data Quality Reduced Errors from 100,000 to 12,000 per cycle
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: This case study explores the process a financial services company undertook to better manage its $500 billion in assets. Using a data analysis platform, this company transformed data quality by monitoring transaction data integrity and ensuring high-quality data during its journey through different systems using end-to-end analysis.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Infogix

The Modern Approach to Enterprise Analytics
sponsored by Tableau Software
WEBCAST: The modern approach to analytics is self-service BI. It allows IT to become more strategic, enhances data visualization, and leads to better collaboration. Learn about the growing importance of fostering a culture of self-service analytics. Plus, discover how to bring better speed, value, and accuracy to your data analysis.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jul 8, 2016

Tableau Software

Data Diaries: How VMware Built a Community around Analytics
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: In order to prevent disarray, businesses need to empower people in an accurate and scalable way. The best way to achieve this is by fostering a culture of self-service analytics. Find out how VMware built a community around data analysis, and ultimately gained access to better visualization and insights.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 16 Oct 2015

Tableau Software

5 Steps to Self-Service Analytics that Scales
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Self-service BI is the modern approach to analytics. Learn about software that allows people to connect to, visualize, and analyze their data easily and find actionable insights. Uncover the 5 steps to self-service analytics that ensure safe, secure, and governed results.
Posted: 08 Jul 2016 | Published: 08 Jul 2016

Tableau Software

Hadoop-Enabled Analytics: Don't Ignore the Elephant in the Room
sponsored by IBM
RESEARCH CONTENT: This report by Aberdeen investigates the impact Hadoop is having on the performance of today's companies and how they use data. Learn why companies using Hadoop are more than 3 times as likely to be satisfied with data quality as those who are not leveraging Hadoop.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 07 Jul 2016

IBM

7 Signs You Need Self-Service Reports
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Explore the use of self-service business intelligence, which equips individuals throughout your organization to investigate their own data, thereby removing some of the burden from IT. Uncover the 7 indicators that tell you when you're ready for self-service BI.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Published: 07 Jul 2016

Tableau Software

Top 8 Big Data Trends for 2016
sponsored by Tableau Software
WEBCAST: Technology is constantly evolving, causing changes to the business landscape and how decisions are made. The most important advances to business decision-making in recent years have been in big data. Watch this webinar to learn about the 8 big data trends to watch this year.
Posted: 07 Jul 2016 | Premiered: Jul 7, 2016

Tableau Software

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

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

Move Data at Maximum Possible Speed
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: Relying on TCP-based transport technologies to transfer data over today's WANs is insufficient due to its severe performance bottlenecks. Discover how you can overcome these bottlenecks and transport large files and data sets at maximum speeds over long distances by fully utilizing available bandwidth.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Premiered: 01 Jul 2016

IBM

Fast Data Delivery and Exchange: Comparing Performance Transport Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: See how traditional TCP-based transport technologies measure up against an innovative bulk data transport technology built on the principles of bandwidth fairness and congestion avoidance. Plus, discover how you can maximize both the speed and reliability of your data delivery.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2015

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
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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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