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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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Is Your Data Quality Suspect?
sponsored by Information Builders
RESOURCE: Find out how master data management (MDM) can help transform data into a strategic asset, and weed out the bad data.
Posted: 19 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Information Builders

Is Your Data Quality Suspect?
sponsored by Information Builders
RESOURCE: Find out how master data management (MDM) can help transform data into a strategic asset, and weed out the bad data.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 24 Jul 2014

Information Builders

Data Stewardship Is Everybody's Business: Best Practices for Data Quality Management
sponsored by Information Builders
RESOURCE: Uncover 5 best practices for data quality and data management.
Posted: 18 Nov 2014 | Published: 21 Jul 2014

Information Builders

2 Leading Vendors Join Forces to Deliver Big Data
sponsored by Cloudera
WHITE PAPER: Learn how a powerful and versatile big data integration and data quality solution can help your business kick big data management challenges to the curb.
Posted: 10 Nov 2014 | Published: 10 Nov 2014

Cloudera

Data Virtualization Done Right
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: View this whitepaper to discover one solution that helps virtualize and centralize your information, and tunes systems to take advantage of a single view of multiple sources.
Posted: 21 Oct 2014 | Published: 21 Oct 2014

Red Hat

The Data Lake Fallacy: All Water and Little Substance
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: Those in the information management and big data world are abuzz about the concept of "data lakes." With a promise of a centralized pool of disparate data sources in one location, the data lake seems like it may be the answer to big data issues. However, does the data lake concept actually hold water?
Posted: 09 Oct 2014 | Published: 23 Jul 2014

IBM

Data Access and Refinement: Making data useful and available to everyone
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, data seems to be everywhere except where we need it, when we need it. With the rapid growth of data has come heightened demand for quality data—a task that leaves many businesses scratching their head on performing successfully. So how do you do it? Read this white paper to find out how IBM can help.
Posted: 07 Oct 2014 | Published: 07 Oct 2014

IBM

Breaking Big: When Big Data Goes Bad
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the differences between conventional data and big data, as well as how those differences put big data environments at a great risk of data quality problems.
Posted: 30 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2014

Information Builders

Actian Video - Recap of Hadoop World
sponsored by Rackspace
VIDEO: In this video, join Sean Anderson of Rackspace who describes the key takeaways from the Strata Conference, including the practice of marrying data technologies together, how you're going to regulate who gets to see data and manipulate it, and how Hadoop vendors are opening up their scope to include more activity in the field.
Posted: 25 Sep 2014 | Premiered: 11 Nov 2013

Rackspace

Harvard Business Review: The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This Harvard Business Review report explains why big data in HR will allow HR departments to move beyond simple headcount and be more predictive than reactionary. Inside, learn from several examples of finance adopters of big data that are winning favorable notice from the C-suite.
Posted: 09 Sep 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2014

Workday

MDM: The key to optimised, profitable management of your data?
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
EGUIDE: In the era of big data, your data quality can literally make or break your entire big data analytics initiative. So when it comes down to it, how can you ensure the highest quality of data without running up expenses? Consult the following expert e-guide to learn how MDM can offer a solution to not only handle data, but profit off of it.
Posted: 25 Aug 2014 | Published: 25 Aug 2014

Hewlett-Packard Limited

Data Integration 101 - Top Trends, Ideas and Best Practices in a Maturing Data Management Practice
sponsored by SAS
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper explores the current business need for data integration and includes the top 10 trends, ideas, and best practices for data integration. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 09 Jul 2014 | Published: 09 Jul 2014

SAS

Data Drives Profit: But IT Exec-Staff Disconnect Threatens the Bottom Line
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Designed to inform IT execs and professionals, "Research: Data Drives Profit" provides insights and solutions that'll help you, your team, and your internal partners define and implement an effective data strategy.
Posted: 08 Jul 2014 | Published: 08 Jul 2014

Informatica

Defensible preservation and collection
sponsored by SearchCompliance.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: In this web seminar, learn to identify the risks posed by deficient data collection, how to use forensic principles for targeted collections and the relationship between preservation scale and costs.
Posted: 20 Jun 2014 | Premiered: 24 Jun 2014

SearchCompliance.com

Understanding Regulatory Implications for Better Data, Connectivity, and Reporting
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out what you need to do to remain compliant and competitive during a time of change, and uncover the benefits of enhancing operational efficiencies for new regulatory requirements.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Apr 2014

OpenText GXS

Omnichannel Considerations for the Purchase Order Process
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how adopting an omnichannel experience can improve the purchase order process, and benefit both the customers and the business.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012

OpenText GXS

Data Quality Management
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find out how data quality can lead to a well-oiled supply chain and successful transportation and logistics projects.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

Protecting Mission-Critical Manufacturing Data with an ERP Firewall
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: Find how an ERP Firewall can capture business process and data quality errors, so outsourcing data doesn't create mayhem within your company.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

OpenText GXS

The 8 Worst Practices in Master Data Management and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Real-time decision making is essential to gain competitive advantage, and to make the best decisions, you need accurate, complete, and timely data -- you need master data management (MDM). View this white paper to discover the eight worst possible practices of MDM and how to avoid them
Posted: 15 May 2014 | Published: 15 May 2014

Information Builders

Information governance Frameworks: The evolving models and the tried and true
sponsored by SearchCIO.com
VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT: Modern organizations generate more data than ever, forcing them to reexamine governance strategy. This sounds daunting, but does not require reinventing the wheel: In this interactive classroom, learn to adapt proven information governance techniques to the digital age.
Posted: 14 May 2014 | Premiered: 15 May 2014

SearchCIO.com

The Future of Data Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper welcomes you to the future of data management – pre-integrated server, storage, network and database software and tools selected and tuned specifically for the demands of high-availability, high-throughput transactional processing.
Posted: 06 May 2014 | Published: 31 Jan 2014

IBM

The Software-Defined Business: Support Big Data Analytics and IT Change
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: The following ebook explores the most frequently asked questions about SDEs. Find out what they are, why they matter, and what they can do for your enterprise. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 16 Apr 2014 | Published: 16 Apr 2014

IBM

Grow Forward With Faster, Simpler, and Flexible ERP
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Discover how one ERP system can help you reduce operating costs and boost sales.
Posted: 02 Jun 2014 | Published: 02 Jun 2014

Sage Software

Business Information ANZ May 2014
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
EZINE: This ezine looks at how businesses in the ANZ are attempting to harness Big Data.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 29 Apr 2014

SearchDataManagement

Sales Intelligence: 28% More Reps Achieving Annual Quota
sponsored by Salesforce Data.com
WHITE PAPER: This survey-based research examines how sales organizations leverage customer data to improve sales effectiveness.
Posted: 18 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

Salesforce Data.com
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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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