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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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23 Reasons to Get Excited About Data
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Today's technology makes it possible to make immediate data-based decisions, giving companies a leg up on competition. Learn 23 reasons to get excited about new data trends and possibilities.
Posted: 20 Jun 2017 | Published: 20 Jun 2017

IBM

Stay on Top of Data Processes to Unlock More Big Data Value
sponsored by Infogix
EGUIDE: With the ever-increasing volume of big data, it's imperative that your company stays on top of data governance and preparation processes. In this expert e-guide, learn how to unlock greater value from big data. Plus, discover how Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. realized great value and benefits from their finance data governance initiative.
Posted: 16 Jun 2017 | Published: 14 Jun 2017

Infogix

Good Data Governance Programs: Why the Urgency?
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
EZINE: Companies aren't gaining enough value from big data. That's why there's a greater need to establish data handling policies and procedures that only good data governance programs can provide. Explore good use vs. abuse of customer data (Wells Fargo, Target, and Bank of America), 4 data governance concerns and best practices, and much more.
Posted: 13 Jun 2017 | Published: 06 Jun 2017

SearchDataManagement

How to Enhance the Value of Analytic Insight with Real-Time Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise data is one of the most valuable of an organization's assets. To derive maximum benefit from high-value data, it needs to be accessed where it lives in real-time. Learn how to analyze data effectively in real-time, and get an overview of IBM real-time analytics.
Posted: 08 Jun 2017 | Published: 08 Jun 2017

IBM

Your Business Is Only As Fast As Your Data: Data Management Playbook
sponsored by Google Cloud
ANALYST REPORT: This data management overview from Forrester Research explains the need to enable self-service access to real-time data. Use the 12 reports in this data management playbook to discover, plan, act, and optimize your data management practices.
Posted: 02 Jun 2017 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Google Cloud

Solving Fundamental Data Quality Challenges
sponsored by BDNA
WHITE PAPER: Data quality is one of the most important requirements for IT asset management (ITAM) and IT service management (ITSM). Find out what you need to do in the rationalization, refresh, security, automation and planning steps to improve your data quality, and your overall quality of life.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

BDNA

Redefining Data Governance
sponsored by Collibra
WHITE PAPER: More enterprises are adopting data governance as a way to create order from the chaos of skyrocketing data growth. But garden-variety data governance often isn't enough to help all organizations become truly data-driven. Learn how to enable faster, more reliable and more complete data discovery than traditional data governance tools.
Posted: 30 May 2017 | Published: 30 May 2017

Collibra

Financial Services & GDPR: The Path to Compliance
sponsored by Informatica
WEBCAST: In financial services institutions, there are challenges to overcome when it comes to data: An overabundance of customer data, enterprise data governance isn't a widespread practice, and disparate technology to manage data. Learn how complying with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) can help you overcome some of these challenges.
Posted: 25 May 2017 | Premiered: May 23, 2017

Informatica

Data Governance, Customer Experience & The GDPR
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: A top priority for any financial services company should be customer-centricity. Eventually, data governance will be a primary way of enhancing the customer experience. So how does complying with the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) help reach this goal? Learn how data governance, customer experience, and the GDPR go hand-in-hand.
Posted: 25 May 2017 | Published: 01 Jul 2016

Informatica

10 Ways to Rethink Data Mining
sponsored by Google Cloud
RESOURCE: In this infographic learn 10 ways you can modify your data mining practices to gain more actionable insights.
Posted: 23 May 2017 | Published: 23 May 2017

Google Cloud

GDPR: Understanding Your Data
sponsored by Informatica
WEBCAST: As you prepare to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), you must have a full understanding of the challenges you'll face in order to overcome them smoothly. Join Patrick Dewald and Guiseppe Mura of Informatica to learn how to prepare your company for the GDPR.
Posted: 23 May 2017 | Premiered: May 22, 2017

Informatica

How to Become a Data Governance Expert
sponsored by Collibra
WHITE PAPER: The end-game is no longer about a better data warehouse – it's about the value that data can deliver to the business. And for that data to mean something, it needs to be consumable by everybody in the organization, not just the data whizzes. Learn how to take the first step to becoming a data governance expert.
Posted: 22 May 2017 | Published: 22 May 2017

Collibra

Boost Business Returns with Faster, Smarter Data Lakes
sponsored by Teradata
WHITE PAPER: To realize the value in organizational data, it is imperative that organizations align forces; choosing the right data lake approach to support business strategy and growth. Learn about Kylo, an open-source data lake management software platform, and how it incorporates data quality, governance, monitoring and more.
Posted: 19 May 2017 | Published: 19 May 2017

Teradata

Data Sharing and Analytics Drive Success With IoT: How to Create Business Value with the Internet of Things
sponsored by Teradata
RESEARCH CONTENT: Creating business value from the IoT is associated with sharing data with other organizations. But what else do you need to know about the IoT and data sharing, before you begin? Inside this MIT Sloan research report, learn how a wide variety of organizations are using the IoT, and how they're deriving business value via data sharing and analytics.
Posted: 19 May 2017 | Published: 19 May 2017

Teradata

5-Step Data Quality Framework For Data In Motion
sponsored by Infogix
WHITE PAPER: 6 out of 10 users don't trust their data – and this is all the more strengthened when data is flowing through a myriad of systems prior to analysis. The truth is, if your data is in motion, you may have data quality issues. Learn a 5-step data quality framework for data in motion.
Posted: 15 May 2017 | Published: 15 May 2017

Infogix

Data Governance and Data Integrity: What's the Real Cost of Bad Data?
sponsored by Infogix
RESEARCH CONTENT: 80% of insurers identified as having issues with customer data in a recent survey. Inside this research report, discover the impact of poor or inconsistent data, the priority of these issues amongst your peers, and some potential strategies for taking steps to better data integrity.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

Infogix

Data Governance for Self-Service Analytics
sponsored by Tableau Software
WHITE PAPER: Almost any organization will say they make decisions based on data, or that they want to – but just a few questions reveal that confidence is often unfounded. Learn 4 key questions to ask yourself about the quality of your data.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 11 May 2017

Tableau Software

The Ins and Outs of Harnessing Hadoop
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Hadoop clusters make it easier for organizations to process and analyze streams of big data. But there are limits to what the open source technology can do, plus implementation and management challenges. Gain expert advice on using big data to generate business value and competitive advantages in our exclusive resource.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 07 Oct 2015

TechTarget

Mitigating data quality complexities in your analytical database
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: Inconsistencies in your data can disrupt your strategic business moves, prevent you from planning for the future, and limit your ability to prescribe swift actions across your organization. Download this new e-guide and uncover 13 common data quality management problems and gain expert advice on how to mitigate them for optimal DB performance.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 21 Feb 2014

TechTarget

Solving the Big Challenges of Big Data Governance
sponsored by TechTarget
RESOURCE: As your organization strives to become more data driven, you need to think more strategically about governing the data you're looking to be driven by. Access our expert guide, Data Governance Points Way to Better Business, to gain a better understanding on what you need to know when implementing or managing a data governance program.
Posted: 03 May 2017 | Published: 18 Mar 2014

TechTarget

How to Achieve Personalized, Faster Data For Better Business Outcomes
sponsored by Microsoft
RESEARCH CONTENT: 80% of CEOs view data mining and analysis as strategically important. But as investment in data and analytics has risen, satisfaction in analytic capabilities has decreased. Inside this Forrester Research Inc. report, learn how to make today's data relevant, timely, and impactful to attain the CEO's mandate for the digital business.
Posted: 28 Apr 2017 | Published: 21 Dec 2016

Microsoft

The currency of trust: why banks and insurers must make customer data safer and more secure
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Banks and insurers enjoy a significantly higher level of trust from consumers in the cyber security of their systems than any other sector, but the financial services industry is less confident in its ability to detect security breaches, this report from Capgemini reveals.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 25 Apr 2017

ComputerWeekly.com

Improve Your Self-Service Analytics Credibility with Data Quality
sponsored by Pyramid Analytics
WHITE PAPER: In the journey to become more data-driven in decision making, companies seek unprecedented democratization of data and adoption of self-service analytics. But inaccurate data undermines the powerful value of self-service analytics, so you must be sure you data quality is up-to-par. Learn common data quality issues and how to prevent them.
Posted: 24 Apr 2017 | Published: 24 Apr 2017

Pyramid Analytics

Data Governance: Necessary For Competitive Advantage
sponsored by Collibra
EBOOK: Data governance is an aspirin: It helps ease the pain that a specific problem, like an upcoming regulatory deadline, causes. It's also a vitamin: Necessary to keep your organization working like a well-oiled machine. Learn about how to further enhance the data governance at your organization to make it truly healthy.
Posted: 21 Apr 2017 | Published: 21 Apr 2017

Collibra

Deloitte Tech Trends 2017
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
RESEARCH CONTENT: Deloitte's annual Tech Trends report identifies the critical developments that are likely to disrupt UK and global businesses in the next 18 to 24 months
Posted: 20 Apr 2017 | Published: 20 Apr 2017

ComputerWeekly.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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