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Data Quality: Quo Vadimus?


Over the past week, an excellent meme has been making its way around the data quality blogosphere.  It all started, as many of the best data quality blogging memes do, with a post written by Henrik Liliendahl Sørensen.

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Comments (4)
I like the short journey metaphor. We need targeted goals and ongong commitment, but beyond seting standards for our quality of work, we can't determine where market dynamics will require our attention past a year or two. Even annual IT budgets are becoming harder to manage when demand for information becomes so distributed and elastic.
Posted by Jim E | Tuesday, February 28 2012 at 12:22PM ET
Thanks for your comment, Jim.

Yes, data quality, just like every other aspect of the constantly changing business world, requires a continuous monitoring and continuous improvement mindset. We can't predict what will happen tomorrow, which is precisely why we can't plan and prepare as if we could. We have to follow what works for as long as it works without being afraid to adjust as necessary when circumstances inevitably change.

Best Regards,


Posted by Jim H | Tuesday, February 28 2012 at 4:41PM ET
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