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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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SearchBusinessAnalytics E-Guide: Predictive analytics and ‘big data’: opportunities and challenges
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: This e-book, intended for IT, business intelligence (BI) and analytics professionals as well as business executives involved in BI and analytics programs, offers expert advice on managing a predictive analytics program involving big data and the hurdles and pitfalls that can trip companies up.
Posted: 19 Dec 2011 | Published: 16 Dec 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Tip Guide: Predictive analytics project challenge: Keeping the faith in findings
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: According to analysts, the greatest impediment to a successful predictive analytics project is creating a culture that values data-driven decision making and encourages people to have faith in the findings. In this e-guide, readers will learn more about overcoming these challenges and getting people to keep the faith in predictive analytics.
Posted: 14 Dec 2011 | Published: 14 Dec 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Tip Guide: Developing a predictive analytics program doable on a limited budget
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, readers will learn some of the best-practice tips for succeeding on predictive analytics without breaking the bank.
Posted: 13 Dec 2011 | Published: 13 Dec 2011

Sybase, an SAP company

Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Through complete end-to-end insight into the factors that impact company performance, you can significantly reduce costs, enhance profitability, increase customer satisfaction and gain competitive advantage.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Exadata Storage Server X2-2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and learn about the intelligent software in the Oracle Exadata Storage Server that accelerates database query processing (DQP) by offloading database query processing to the storage layer.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

Oracle: Big Data for the Enterprise
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: By using the Oracle big data appliance with Oracle Exadata, enterprises can acquire, organize and analyze all their enterprise data to make the most informed decisions.
Posted: 12 Dec 2011 | Published: 12 Dec 2011

Oracle Corporation

E-Guide: Newly combined SAP and Sybase could mean big trouble for Oracle
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this brief yet informative e-guide, readers will gain expert insight into how SAP will gain the edge over Oracle through its focus on providing a high level of integration between Sybase and SAP that is highly optimized for users to scale their applications effectively.
Posted: 09 Dec 2011 | Published: 09 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

E-Guide: Gartner Magic Quadrant: Oracle and SAP prepare for data quality battle
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
EGUIDE: In this brief yet insightful e-guide, you will get a side-by-side comparison of SAP and Oracle's data quality portfolios along with expert advice.
Posted: 09 Dec 2011 | Published: 09 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Presentation Transcript: Big Data Analytics- Profiling the Use of Analytic Platforms in User Organizations.pdf
sponsored by BeyeNETWORK
PRESENTATION TRANSCRIPT: In this presentation transcript, business intelligence (BI) expert Wayne Eckerson deep dives into the world of big-data analytics. He touches on the movement itself, what is behind it and offers up best practices for performing it. Eckerson also discusses big-data analytics engines and describes the framework for implementing big-data analytics.
Posted: 06 Dec 2011 | Published: 06 Dec 2011

BeyeNETWORK

Boost the Value of Information With Master Data Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This paper explains master data in more detail, offers guidance for planning a master data management (MDM) plan and focuses on aligning IT with your business needs.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Information Builders

Data Quality Management: The Key to Successful Predictive Analytics
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This paper uncovers the importance of data quality management as it relates to predictive analytics.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

Information Builders

SAP Hands-On Mobile BI Experience Webcast
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WEBCAST: When you’re on the go, you need to do more than simple tasks. You need to tackle the same challenges as when you’re in the office. But how easy is it to do all of that on your iPad? Take this opportunity to find out for yourself. Watch this webcast and walk through the complete mobile experience using your iPad.
Posted: 02 Dec 2011 | Premiered: Dec 2, 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Big Data Analytics
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
RESEARCH CONTENT: This research report drills into many aspects of big data analytics to give users and their business sponsors a solid background for big data analytics, including business and technology drivers, successful business use cases and common technology enablers.
Posted: 02 Dec 2011 | Published: 02 Dec 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Guide to Data Movement and Governance
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: Missed opportunities and lost revenue might be the least of your worries. In some cases, poor practices can lead to lawsuits, fines and even the failure of the business itself. The purpose of this e-guide is to help you grasp the measures that can keep your organization on track to meet objectives and stay in line with regulations.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

IBM

Realizing the benefits of FTP consolidation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are experiencing a growing demand to move high volumes of data both internally and externally. File transfer protocol (FTP) servers are proliferating among individual departments and raising traffic levels with customers and suppliers. This white paper explains and explores the opportunity and benefits of FTP consolidation.
Posted: 29 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

IBM

Faster, Higher, Stronger: In-Memory Computing Disruption and What SAP HANA Means for Your Organization
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Over the course of several months in 2011, IDC conducted a research study to identify the opportunities and challenges to adoption of a new technology that changes the way in which traditional business solutions are implemented and used. The results of the study are presented in this white paper.
Posted: 28 Nov 2011 | Published: 28 Nov 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Smart Archive Strategy from IBM
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a comprehensive strategy to efficiently meet the archiving mandate, helps enable more effective management of information over time, unifies structured and unstructured data archiving through common collection and classification technologies and more.
Posted: 24 Nov 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2011

IBM

The Information Governance Imperative: Expert Advice for Developing a Strategic Plan to Govern Critical Enterprise Information
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will find an overview of key information governance issues and practical advice on building a business case for information governance, developing an information governance strategy and structuring an information governance program.
Posted: 24 Nov 2011 | Published: 23 Nov 2011

IBM

Cisco Tidal Intelligent Automation Solution for SAP System Refresh
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: By simplifying and making system refresh execution consistent, automation can decrease the potential for errors inherent in standard approaches. Read this paper to discover an automation solution that can be used for traditional SAP systems as well as SAP’s Business Warehouse (BW).
Posted: 23 Nov 2011 | Published: 31 Dec 2010

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Five Reasons to Offload Analytics from Your Data Warehouse
sponsored by ParAccel
WEBCAST: In this webcast, we consider the novel architectural options presented by new technology and offer 5 reasons to offload analytic workloads from your data warehouse. Topics discussed include the changing business and technology landscape, a new architecture for all business information, 4 criteria for selecting the right offload platform and more!
Posted: 22 Nov 2011 | Premiered: Nov 21, 2011, 12:00 EST (17:00 GMT)

ParAccel

What's New in IBM InfoSphere Information Server 8.7
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is a data integration platform that enables organizations to meet their trusted information requirements. It helps integrate heterogeneous information from across an organization’s IT environment, making it possible to understand, transform and deliver trusted information for critical business initiatives.
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Published: 21 Nov 2011

IBM

IBM InfoSphere Information Server for Data Warehousing
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: IBM InfoSphere Information Server is a platform for data integration that fully supports the new requirements for data warehousing. InfoSphere Information Server delivers faster time to value, increases business confidence in information and provides a lower cost of ownership than older, more time-consuming approach
Posted: 21 Nov 2011 | Premiered: 21 Nov 2011

IBM

Top data integration challenges and strategies to improve them
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this e-guide you will learn the top data integration challenges that come along with business intelligence (BI) projects and strategies to improve them.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

IBM

Building a Trusted Warehouse: IBM InfoSphere software and IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper explores the features and benefits of IBM Infosphere Information Server and IBM Netezza data warehouse appliances, including risk reduction, increased performance, quicker growth and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2011 | Published: 18 Nov 2011

IBM

eGuide: Effective enterprise information management: Key strategies and mistakes to avoid
sponsored by IBM
EGUIDE: In this informative e-guide you will learn the initial steps to launching an EIM program, how to assess current data governance, quality management, master data management and architecture to ensure EIM success, the best practices for determining the best business opportunities and more.
Posted: 17 Nov 2011 | Published: 17 Nov 2011

IBM
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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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