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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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Public complaints case study
sponsored by SAS
CASE STUDY: With large volumes of data pouring into the Hong Kong Efficiency Unit's call center, they needed a way to manage this information and provide excellent customer service. Read this brief case study to see how they leveraged a visual analytics platform to take more effective action and make better decisions.
Posted: 21 Mar 2013 | Published: 21 Mar 2013

SAS

Four Key Pillars To A Big Data Management Solution
sponsored by Talend
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores an open source approach and flexible big data integration platform that addresses these challenges and enables users to easily connect and analyze data from disparate systems to help drive and improve business performance.
Posted: 25 Feb 2013 | Published: 25 Feb 2013

Talend

Practical Data Migration: PDMv2
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
BOOK: Data Migration expert Johny Morris, explains how organisations can use the PDMv2 methodology to overcome common data migration problems.
Posted: 28 Sep 2012 | Published: 28 Sep 2012

ComputerWeekly.com

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

Profitability modeling and optimization - Demo
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast details one such option that effectively joins financial, operational, strategic planning and business analytics into an enterprise-wide, holistic solution. Watch this now to learn about this option that can seamlessly move between your personal, workgroup and enterprise requirements to deliver quick and accurate insights.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Premiered: Aug 9, 2012

IBM

Planning, Analysis and Forecasting - Demo
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This brief webcast details one analytics option that will seamlessly move between your personal, workgroup and enterprise requirements, helping you gain greater insights quicker and easier than ever before. Watch this now to learn real-life use cases for this innovative option.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Premiered: Aug 9, 2012

IBM

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

Extracting Business Value from Unstructured Data
sponsored by HP & Intel®
EGUIDE: Though the value of extracting intelligence from high-volume unstructured data is attractive, attempting to do so without a strategy could be disastrous for your company.  This expert-created e-guide illustrates how companies can successfully extract and analyze data to make better business decisions and reap the most benefits.
Posted: 12 Mar 2013 | Published: 12 Mar 2013

HP & Intel®

Data accuracy and the bottom line: Making the case for proactive data quality
sponsored by Melissa Data Corp
EGUIDE: This exclusive guide outlines key data quality challenges, the business ramifications of poor data quality, and steps to implementing a forward-thinking data quality approach.
Posted: 17 Jan 2013 | Published: 17 Jan 2013

TOPICS:  Data Quality
Melissa Data Corp

Data Quality Process Needs All Hands on Deck
sponsored by IBM and Softchoice
EGUIDE: Read this expert e-guide to discover best practices for making the operational changes and cultural shifts that are necessary to ensure quality data is being used throughout your enterprise.
Posted: 21 Dec 2012 | Published: 20 Dec 2012

IBM and Softchoice

Solution Spotlight: Data Quality, IT, and The Business
sponsored by IBM and Softchoice
EGUIDE: The consequences of poor quality data can be catastrophic – for BergerABAM, an engineering and construction company, the result of bad data was a $1 million deficit. Read this expert guide to learn why businesses today need data quality management policies and find out how to craft an effective initiative.
Posted: 14 Dec 2012 | Published: 14 Dec 2012

IBM and Softchoice

Mission impossible? Data governance process takes on ‘big data’
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: The importance of governing big data environments is just starting to take hold, and there are few prescriptions for how to do it right, let alone cost-effectively. This e-guide sheds light on the data governance process for big data and offers new insights from leading data management experts.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Make communication, purpose priorities in a data governance program
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: Ensuring effective data governance requires the support and ongoing communication of between key business units and department stakeholders. Read this expert e-guide to learn the critical success factors for designing a successful data governance strategy.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Connecting the dots between big data and master data management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this expert e-guide MDM Institute founder and chief research officer, Aaron Zornes, sheds light on the relationship between big data and MDM. Read on to learn the business and technical implications of combining MDM and  big data efforts in the real world.
Posted: 10 Dec 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Data stewardship program: Quality booster, but a hard step for many
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: Data stewards are central to the success of data governance programs. Without data stewards to facilitate the communications about data issues between IT and the business side, diverging data definitions, policies and quality controls can easily get out of control. This e-guide offers tips and best practices.
Posted: 07 Dec 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Embracing the Big Data Quality Perspective
sponsored by CommVault Systems, Inc.
EGUIDE: This e-guide provides expert advice advice on data quality concerns in the era of big data. With two conflicting ideologies on the best data strategies, it's hard to know which best suits your enterprise. Discover how to begin a formal, and successful, data governance program and which of the data quality philosophies best fits your organization.
Posted: 18 Nov 2012 | Published: 18 Nov 2012

CommVault Systems, Inc.

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.

Information Governance Strategy: Developing a Roadmap for Managing Corporate Info
sponsored by SearchContentManagement
EBOOK: Most organizations are looking for ways to better manage their structured and unstructured data – and information governance has the potential to do so. But implementing an effective program can be tricky. Review this e-book to gain practical tips on how to implement an information governance program, learn 5 pitfalls to avoid, and more.
Posted: 05 Sep 2012 | Published: 01 Sep 2012

SearchContentManagement

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

BI Trends and Strategies E-Zine Issue 8
sponsored by SearchBusinessAnalytics
EGUIDE: Organizations are carving out small slices of their DWs and databases where scientists and analysts can manipulate and analyze data sets. The intent of the data sandbox is to separate experimentation from the production database environment. Read this edition of BI Trends and Strategies to learn about the many benefits of using data sandboxes.
Posted: 03 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2012

SearchBusinessAnalytics
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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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