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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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Sun World International: A case study in smarter planet leadership
sponsored by IBM
CASE STUDY: This case study illustrates how Sun World International, a mid-sized grower in California, shifted its competitive strategy to capitalize on analytics and gain real-time insight into the competitive market. Learn how it gained a 5% reduction in harvesting costs, a 20% reduction in fuel usage and an eight-fold increase in profit per acre.
Posted: 22 May 2012 | Published: 22 May 2012

IBM

Getting Started With Master Data Management
sponsored by DataFlux Corporation
EBOOK: In this e-book, SearchDataManagement.com editor, Mark Brunelli, discusses the ins-and-outs of developing a solid MDM plan for ensuring accurate and consistent data across all your company's systems. Read on to learn best practices, tips and advice from experts on how to structure and manage a MDM program
Posted: 18 May 2012 | Published: 18 May 2012

DataFlux Corporation

Increasing the efficiency of case file coordination in social services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Social service agencies are experiencing challenges with manual processes. Advanced case management strategies are being implemented to streamline these processes and foster greater insight, collaboration and decision-making capabilities. This white paper explains how one such solution allows you automate these processes to elevate processing.
Posted: 16 May 2012 | Published: 15 Jun 2011

IBM

Advanced case management solutions for smarter decision making in banking
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financial institutions are under pressure to make better decisions. Real-time decisions depend on access to information and the technology available to analyze it. This paper outlines an option that aggregates all of the content from across the entire organization to enable a holistic view of each case, reduce risk and support accurate decisions.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 12 Oct 2011

IBM

Advanced Case Management for Smarter Energy and Utilities
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to gain an approach to unifying utility company's information, processes and people to gain a 360-degree view of contracts, work orders and so much more, effectively enabling employees to make better-informed decisions which then reduce costs and elevate efficiency. Learn how case management can make your business smarter.
Posted: 11 May 2012 | Published: 23 Oct 2010

IBM

Seven Symptoms of Forecasting Illness
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Your forecasting capabilities are likely lacking in some form or another. To fix this you must first recognize the problem and then implement a cure that leads to healthier predictions. This paper from IBM can help you zero in on the problem, offering up seven underlying symptoms of forecasting illness and remedies on how to overcome each one.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 13 Apr 2010

IBM

Big Data and its Impact on Data Warehousing
sponsored by Talend
EBOOK: Read this expert e-book by BI visionary Wayne Eckerson and gain insight into the growing adoption rates of big data technology and learn why companies are finally recognizing its many benefits. Eckerson offers a comparison of open-source options and analytical platforms, and also dives into an analysis on the varying types of processing systems.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 08 May 2012

Talend

Cognos Business Intelligence for Report Authors
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast shows the features of IBM Cognos Business Intelligence for report authors, detailing how the author can create, manage and analyze a professional report easily accessible by any manager on or off the network. Discover how to use the interactive dashboards, create color-coded charts, integrate external data with platform data and more.
Posted: 04 May 2012 | Premiered: May 4, 2012

IBM

Business Analytics – Pushing Towards Relevance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper details the current state of business analytics, revealing why it's not as pervasive as one may think. Read this now and learn some best practices that will help CIOs spearhead their company's BI initiatives to make better use of data for a competitive advantage.
Posted: 04 May 2012 | Published: 04 May 2012

IBM

Presentation Transcript: New Releases from Intel and IBM offer Breakthrough Database Performance
sponsored by Intel and IBM
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: Read this presentation transcript now and learn about these advances that are possible by combining the Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family with IBM DB2 10 for Linux, Unix and Windows.
Posted: 30 Apr 2012 | Published: 17 Apr 2012

Intel and IBM

E-Book: Gaining Control of Order Management Processes
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EBOOK: This e-book, packed with four expert articles, highlights SAP's solution to sales order management, offering insight into its CRM, ERP and supply chain management components. Read these insightful articles now to learn about this option's strengths and weaknesses, how to properly define the sales process and so much more.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 25 Apr 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Gartner-A step-by-step approach to successful Business Intelligence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Decision-making is buoyed by strong business intelligence (BI). For small to midsize businesses (SMBs), formulating an approach to BI can be a challenge. Incremental steps are pivotal for SMBs, according to this paper featuring insight from Gartner. Read this and learn why starting with the basic before evolving deeper is the proven path.
Posted: 19 Apr 2012 | Published: 19 Apr 2012

IBM

Pentaho Data Integration
sponsored by Pentaho Corporation
DATA SHEET: This data sheet covers core capabilities and use cases of Pentaho Data Integration software.
Posted: 17 Apr 2012 | Published: 17 Apr 2012

Pentaho Corporation

What’s in YOUR Architecture?
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief yet insightful paper now to learn about the basic components of information architecture, including master data management and data quality, and learn how Sybase can enable your company to integrate all of these aspects into a complete and holistic information architecture.
Posted: 17 Apr 2012 | Published: 12 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

Business Oriented Information Architecture
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper outlines an information architecture (IA) and why it is useful in determining everything from the robustness of IT projects to testing business process scenarios to see if they satisfy the wide-ranging needs of your business. Read this now to learn more about IA, including its basic design, how to start your program and more.
Posted: 17 Apr 2012 | Published: 16 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

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
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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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