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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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Keep Up with Compliance Changes Through Proactive Records Management
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: Records management has become the go to solution for companies looking to meet compliance requirements. However, it is critical that the quality and integrity of the data is reliable. This expert e-guide provides best practices for maintaining compliant records management and warns against components that can compromise your strategy.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Handle Your Data Retention and Governance Programs With Care
sponsored by Iron Mountain
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide explores the existing conditions that should spur the creation of a data governance initiative as well as the teams that should be involved in building it. Read this now and also gain a clear understanding of why data retention is imperative to your business and why it deserves the utmost attention from the proper stakeholders.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Iron Mountain

Sybase PowerDesigner for information architecture
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains how modeling information architecture (IA) can help reduce the costs associated with data management. Read this now and learn about the benefits of implementing IA and how Sybase's option offers modeling support for database design and enterprise architecture.  
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Building a Better Data Dictionary with PowerDesigner®
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Data dictionaries are a great tool to help in your quest to derive meaning and insight from your data, allowing you to standardize context and definitions to gain consistency and reusability, and propel this quality data into strategic decision-making and business plans. This brief paper outlines the specs and benefits of data dictionaries.
Posted: 16 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

The Intelligent Approach to Efficient Storage: Dell Storage Solutions
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WEBCAST: Watch this quick webcast to learn how 5 businesses have optimized data movement for this new era of IT, including engineering and environmental firm HDR EOC.
Posted: 05 Apr 2012 | Premiered: Apr 5, 2012

Dell, Inc.

SearchBusinessAnalytics.com Tip Guide: The Wrong way: Worst practices in ‘big data’ analytics programs
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: This expert tip guide takes the less-traveled approach of letting you inside some of the worst practices associated with big data analytics today. Read this resource now and learn what not to do when it comes to analyzing big data, including assuming the software offers all the answers, forgetting lessons of the past and so much more.
Posted: 27 Mar 2012 | Published: 27 Mar 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Oracle: Big Data for the Enterprise
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle offers the broadest and most integrated portfolio of products to help you acquire and organize these diverse data types and analyze them alongside your existing data to find new insights and capitalize on hidden relationships. Read this white paper to learn more.
Posted: 26 Mar 2012 | Published: 31 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

SearchBusinessAnalytics.com Tip Guide: Predictive analytics project challenge: Keeping the faith in findings
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: This tip guide can restore your conviction in predictive analytics through advice on how to foster a feeling of trust in their pivotal results. Learn why one firm is comparing and contrasting the predictive analytics results with those of their gut instincts, enabling users to see how the predictive models translated into better business decisions.
Posted: 23 Mar 2012 | Published: 23 Mar 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

SearchBusinessAnalytics.com Tip Guide: Advanced analytics key component for ‘decision management systems’
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: This tip guide offers an explanation from industry expert James Taylor as to why every customer should not be treated the same in today's ever-evolving business environment. Taylor details why decision management systems involving automation are essential to making successful strategic and operational decisions that please your customers.
Posted: 23 Mar 2012 | Published: 23 Mar 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

SearchBusinessAnalytics.com Tip Guide: Data warehousing best practices to support ‘big data’: No small task
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: Read this expert tip guide from SearchBusinessAnalytics.com as BI luminary Wayne Eckerson and other experts, including Lyndsay Wise, delve into detail on the necessary facets involved in properly handling big data, such as preparing a data warehouse to effectively manage it by scaling up or scaling out.
Posted: 23 Mar 2012 | Published: 23 Mar 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

SearchBusinessAnalytics.com Tip Guide: IT, BI pros share their secrets to ‘big data’ analytics success
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: Think big. That's just one secretive tidbit on effectively handling big data analytics offered up by IT professionals in this expert e-guide. Read this resource now and learn why solid system planning, business-user involvement and a clearly thought-out deployment strategy are all necessary components to a sound big data analytics initiative.
Posted: 23 Mar 2012 | Published: 23 Mar 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

SearchBusinessAnalytics Tip Guide: Trouble spots: 'Big data' pitfalls in the data warehousing process
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: This expert tip guide from SearchBusinessAnalytics.com is an excellent starting point on your quest to discover if you're equipped to handle the onslaught of big data. Take a few minutes to read this resource now and learn best practices to help you navigate the challenges associated with big data.
Posted: 21 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Mar 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

SearchBusinessAnalytics Tip Guide: Analysts see room for growth on Hadoop, other 'big data' technologies
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: Take a few minutes to read this brief expert tip guide from SearchBusinessAnalytics.com and learn valuable tips and advice for reviewing big data technology options. Learn why Hadoop, for all its hype, still has room to grow and accommodate broader enterprise users.
Posted: 21 Mar 2012 | Published: 20 Mar 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

SQL Server Insider E-Zine - Issue 3, Volume 1
sponsored by SearchSQLServer.com
EZINE: Everyone knows SQL and NoSQL technologies don't co-exist well. But can they? Check out Issue 3 of SQL Server Insider E-Zine to find out about the mysterious Microsoft project that aims to wed these two database types. Then, delve into the business intelligence (BI) features in SQL Server 2012, including reporting, analytics and data quality.
Posted: 16 Mar 2012 | Published: 16 Mar 2012

SearchSQLServer.com

Building a Tangible ROI for Data Quality
sponsored by Harte-Hanks Trillium Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper covers common issues and recommendations on building a business case for data quality initiatives.
Posted: 13 Mar 2012 | Published: 13 Mar 2012

Harte-Hanks Trillium Software

SearchBusinessAnalytics.com E-Guide: Implementing Self-Service BI
sponsored by Jaspersoft
EGUIDE: In this E-Guide, readers will learn some of the key mistakes companies make when implementing self-service BI, as well as how to avoid these with an eight-step model.
Posted: 12 Mar 2012 | Published: 12 Mar 2012

Jaspersoft

Tip Guide: Skills shortage, training present pitfalls for 'big data' analytics
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: Big data analytics may be all the hype, but the technology involved is still rather raw and non-user-friendly. Experts are also in scarce supply. Read this expert tip guide to learn about current training challenges involved in emerging analytics strategies and also gain insight into how one company is handling such obligations.
Posted: 29 Feb 2012 | Published: 29 Feb 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

SearchBusinessAnalytics E-Guide: The growing role of the data scientist
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: In this two-part interview, SearchBusinessAnalytics.com editor Nicole Laskowski will explore how data scientists are using predictive analytics to shed light on the future.
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

SearchBusinessAnalytics E-Guide: Real-world big data strategies for analytics
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: This expert e-guide will examine the challenges big data poses for traditional analytics approaches and insight from TDWI attendees on their feedback on the big data phenomenon.
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Tip Guide: In an age of predictive analytics, data scientists help bridge the gap
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: In the current business intelligence (BI) and analytics market new roles are being established to help organizations manage rapidly growing volumes of data. In this tip guide readers will learn how data scientists are using predictive analytics to shed light on the future.
Posted: 28 Feb 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Understanding Big Data: Analytics to Enterprise Class Hadoop and Streaming Data
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This comprehensive white paper delves into the world of big data technologies, such as Hadoop, and how to extend it into an enterprise-ready big data platform. It discusses everything related to big data, including common challenges and patterns that exist, and concludes with a chapter on big data analytics with real-world success stories.
Posted: 22 Feb 2012 | Published: 22 Feb 2012

IBM

BI Trends and Strategies E-Zine Issue 2
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
EZINE: The second edition of BI Trends & Strategies, an e-zine offering advice on business intelligence (BI), analytics and data warehousing, explores whether or not it's the end of enterprise data warehouses as we know them, how to manage multiple business intelligence (BI) tools at once and the potential uses of data virtualization tools.
Posted: 14 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

Dell, Inc.

Hardest Problems in Data Management
sponsored by VMware, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to enable a fast, scalable, fault-tolerant distributed foundation for data management that runs dynamically across the many-machine, many-core, memory-based computing topologies that today's organizations are assembling from existing IT resources and pay-as-you-go clouds.
Posted: 10 Feb 2012 | Published: 10 Feb 2012

VMware, Inc.

E-Guide: The Importance of Data Modeling Software
sponsored by CA ERwin from CA Technologies
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will find out why the experts think data modeling is an important part of enterprise data management and why business users often need to be convinced that data modeling is something they should care about.
Posted: 09 Feb 2012 | Published: 09 Feb 2012

CA ERwin from CA Technologies

Accelerating the Speed of Intelligence for Fast and Flexible Forecasting
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Based on interviews with CFOs and senior finance executives at six leading international companies, this report presents the strategies they are using to infuse flexibility into their planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes in order to detect and address the constantly changing market realities of today's stubbornly volatile global economy.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

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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