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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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Big Data and Content Analytics: measuring the ROI
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Early adopters of big data analytics are achieving good results that are helping to drive decision making in the business, this independent research by AIIM reveals.
Posted: 19 Dec 2013 | Published: 19 Dec 2013

ComputerWeekly.com

Putting Data Governance and Stewardship Into Play
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
EBOOK: For a data governance plan to be truly effective, organizations must examine key success factors for data stewardship and data governance programs. In this expert three-part handbook, learn how to ensure that data governance and stewardship plans stick in your organization.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 29 Aug 2013

SearchDataManagement

The fundamentals of data lifecycle management in the era of big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The volume, variety, and velocity of big data make it difficult to ensure the information is trusted and protected -- traditional, manual methods of governance just aren't up to the task. In this resource, explore the challenges of managing big data and get best practices for data lifecycle management at the enterprise level.
Posted: 26 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Understanding big data so you can act with confidence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring your data is secure and trustworthy is paramount to harnessing the power of big data, but it's also a difficult task when you've got such a large volume and variety of information coming into the business. Unfortunately, traditional methods of governing and correcting often aren't applicable to big data -- so what can you do?
Posted: 24 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Data protection for big data environments
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Every organization is itching to harness the power and promise of big data, but ensuring the veracity and security of that information isn't easy. Traditional, manual methods of discovering and governing data often don't apply -- so how exactly do you ensure data protection for big data environments?
Posted: 24 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

IBM

Creating a Trusted View in the Era of Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: In this on-demand webcast, learn about the importance of creating a trusted view of your big data assets and discover how the right tools can help you get there.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Nov 14, 2013

IBM

An Essential for Better Quality and Governance: Test Data Management
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: This webcast explores the relationship between test data management and data quality and governance, and how a test data management strategy leads to smarter insights, faster responses to market demands, and more.
Posted: 23 Dec 2013 | Premiered: Nov 6, 2013

IBM

Integrating and governing big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the roles that information integration and governance play in today's big data world, and offers key recommendations to help you realize the full value of your information and improve business outcomes.
Posted: 17 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Jan 2013

IBM

Why Information Governance Must be Addressed Now, an Aberdeen Report
sponsored by IBM
ANALYST REPORT: This Aberdeen Group research report explores the challenges of data quality and information governance in the age of big data, and offers must-see advice for avoiding these problems and driving business success.
Posted: 16 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Wrangling big data: Fundamentals of data lifecycle management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Successfully managing big data requires more than just analytics -- you need to reduce the cost of managing data while also lowering the risk involved in organizing and protecting it. This resource offers an in-depth exploration of three key objectives to help you efficiently manage data throughout the lifecycle.
Posted: 13 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

IBM

Master data management: The key to leveraging big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: If your organization is gathering massive amounts of data at a speed faster than you can process it, you're in need of a well-defined approach to store, analyze, and leverage this information. By focusing on master data management (MDM), you can more easily make sense of the large volumes of data available to you.
Posted: 13 Dec 2013 | Published: 30 Nov 2012

IBM

Oracle Data Integrator 12c New Features Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this rapid, explosive age of big data, smart data integration solutions are truly key in modern businesses. This white paper offers a wealth of information about a best-of-breed data integration platform focused on fast bulk data movement and handling complex data transformations.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Oracle Corporation

Data Profit vs. Data Waste: Boosting business performance every day in the real world with information optimization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this insightful resource, discover how you can significantly improve business performance and decision-making with an information optimization strategy, and ensure your company makes the most of every last piece of data available.
Posted: 29 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Getting Started with Master Data Management
sponsored by SearchDataManagement
EBOOK: Master data management (MDM) can help companies make better use of their corporate data by ensuring that iformation is accurate and consistent across all systems. In this e-book, gain best practices and expert tips and advice on how to successfully structure and manage MDM programs.
Posted: 23 Oct 2013 | Published: 23 Oct 2013

SearchDataManagement

Manage Your Data Better with SAP HANA
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
VIDEO: In this video, learn how SAP HANA, a next-generation data management platform, can manage transactional and analytics data in the same database, simplifying your IT environment and giving you real-time access to data.
Posted: 16 Oct 2013 | Premiered: 14 May 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Case Study: Grocery Chain Gains Productivity and Information Visibility for Better Inventory Control
sponsored by Junction Solutions
CASE STUDY: In this resource, discover how a major grocery store chain replaced an outdated, unsupported technology infrastructure with a new ERP system in order to make reporting easier, and streamline and automate business processes.
Posted: 16 Sep 2013 | Published: 16 Sep 2013

Junction Solutions

Identity and Access Management for the Cloud
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the access management challenge, especially as it relates to clouds, and offers best practices for overcoming the challenges involved with managing your users in both public and private clouds.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Published: 13 Sep 2013

Dell Software

Cognos Disclosure Management - Demo Video
sponsored by IBM
WEBCAST: Watch this fascinating webcast to learn about Cognos Disclosure Management – a single, dynamic reporting solution that ensures secure integration with enterprise data sources, data consistency, standardized processes, quick responses, and greater opportunities.
Posted: 13 Sep 2013 | Premiered: Sep 12, 2013

IBM

IT Handbook: Get a Handle on BI Data Quality—Before It Bites You
sponsored by IBM.
EGUIDE: Ensuring that business intelligence data is accurate and consistent is crucial to the success of BI projects. But, managing BI data quality is becoming more challenging as data variety and sources increase. This guide offers advice on how to avoid the continuous big data challenges.
Posted: 12 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Sep 2013

IBM.

Improve data quality: The power of crowdsourcing
sponsored by CrowdFlower, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines how improving data quality leads to marketing and selling success, and introduces a crowdsourcing strategy that can help you get there.
Posted: 11 Sep 2013 | Published: 12 Jun 2013

CrowdFlower, Inc.

Extreme Warehouse Speed for Fast Business Decisions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This e-book explores how forward-looking organizations like yours are using extremely rapid, highly effective analysis of data to change the way they make decisions – enabling them to predict shifts in business and proactively adjust for better business outcomes.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

Achieving Timeliness and Relevance for Smarter Retail
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: This e-book examines how forward-looking retailers meet challenges and how IBM Informix software serves as the right data management framework to help retail organizations make the right offers to the right customers at the right time.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

IBM

IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: To improve the performance of data warehouse queries while minimizing manual tuning, DBAs can turn to the IBM Informix Warehouse Accelerator. Access this white paper to learn more about how fast response time generates quick answers, quick insights, and an agile business.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2011

IBM

Dealing with More and More Data: Challenges for the Utility CIO
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This document provides utilities with an understanding of specific challenges faced by CIOs and provides information technology (IT) decision makers with a view to the use of time series databases in getting to scale.
Posted: 29 Aug 2013 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

IBM

Productionizing Hadoop: Seven Architectural Best Practices
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WEBCAST: Check out this informative resource to learn what you should consider when choosing architecture for your big data project. Discover the seven top architectural qualities of big data production platforms, and one delivery platform that automates big data workflow for more efficient, effective processing.
Posted: 28 Aug 2013 | Premiered: Aug 28, 2013

Cisco Systems, 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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