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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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Exploiting Big Data: Strategies for Integrating with Hadoop to Deliver Business Insights
sponsored by BeyeNETWORK
EBOOK: This e-book, penned by business intelligence expert Wayne Eckerson, will explain how big data -- the combination of Hadoop and analytical databases -- is transforming the business intelligence industry.
Posted: 01 Jun 2012 | Published: 01 Jun 2012

BeyeNETWORK

Profitability Analysis & Optimization: Gaining a competitive edge
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Optimized technology can lead to improved business processe which can lead to elevated profitability. Sounds good, right? This paper from BPM Parnters illustrates how your organization can capitalize on new trends and tools to increase your profitability.
Posted: 10 May 2012 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

IBM

Performance Management Solutions for the Office of Finance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this brief paper and learn how IBM Cognos can lead finance teams into the next generation by offering driver-based budgeting with vastly shorter planning cycles, flexible rolling forecasts, faster and more reliable financial close and consolidation, tighter control over operational performance, swifter reporting capabilities and so much more.
Posted: 10 May 2012 | Published: 14 Oct 2009

IBM

Extracting the Full Value of SEC Filing Software
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The U.S. Security and Exchange Commission has forced organizations that file reports with it to automate most of the steps, leading most companies purchase software that helps them do so. This paper by Ventana Research explains the value of automated tagging software and how implementing such a strategy can lead to an elevated ROI.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 07 Dec 2011

IBM

Where Finance Belongs on the IT Agenda
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IT and finance may oftentimes be on separate pages, viewing each other as another facet of the business. In today's recovering economy, their dependence on each other can determine the success or failure of your company. This paper offers insight on how IT and finance can collaborate to help your organization succeed in the post-recession economy.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 10 Mar 2010

IBM

Business Forecasting: Six Design Principles for Healthier Forecasts
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Success depends on healthy and accurate forecasts. A rolling forecasting approach is typically helpful in developing or restoring your forecasting practices to full health. This paper from IBM offers up six principals that should be mainstays in your forecasting blueprint and also outlines an example of successful rolling forecasts in practice.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 16 Jun 2010

IBM

Key Challenges in Risk Management: How Immediate Access to Integrated Information Can Mitigate Risk
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This white paper reveals the findings of a recent survey of senior risk and IT decision-makers in international financial institutions, exploring their current risk management capabilities and their plans for introducing integrated technologies, and examining the relationship between data management and risk mitigation in depth.
Posted: 04 Jun 2012 | Published: 30 Apr 2012

Sybase, an SAP company

How to Get Funding for Data Quality Programs
sponsored by DataFlux Corporation
EBOOK: Read this exclusive e-book to find tips on how to build a case and gain approval for implementing a program to increase your data quality. Also find information on how to best assess and manage your data, as well as evaluating whether or not data quality software is right for you.
Posted: 04 Jun 2012 | Published: 04 Jun 2012

DataFlux Corporation

Migrating Oracle Application Setups – The Stat Way
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Changes to your Oracle E-Business Suite applications directly affect your company. Therefore, having an effective change management and version control process is critical. In this paper, see how an impossible task – versioning and managing Oracle setup object with third-party tools – is now a reality.
Posted: 31 May 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Dell Software

Recent BI and Reporting Trends for Oracle EBS
sponsored by Noetix Corporation
EBOOK: Are you able to effectively leverage and report on Oracle eBusiness Suite data? Read this expert e-book to find out the latest technology trends that may affect your BI and reporting strategy. Learn more about how to get the most out of included BI/reporting features, when to use OBIEE and when you may need to consider alternative tools.
Posted: 31 May 2012 | Published: 31 May 2012

Noetix Corporation

SUMMARY RESULTS FROM THE BI SURVEY 10
sponsored by MicroStrategy Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Following nine other surveys, the BI Survey 10 analyzed the platforms of six of the largest BI vendors and asked 2,961 organizations across 80 countries many of the same questions as previous years. Read this now and learn how organizations view certain aspects of their BI tools, such as response time, performance, business benefits and more.
Posted: 24 May 2012 | Published: 24 May 2012

MicroStrategy Incorporated

IBM Business Analytics for Linux on System z
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents the case for business analytics, outlining the trends that are redefining analytics and the weaknesses of decentralized analytics solutions. Gain additional insight into IBM Business Analytics solutions on System z, an end-to-end solution that includes BI, predictive analytics and data warehousing on a single platform.
Posted: 22 May 2012 | Published: 18 Aug 2010

IBM

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
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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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