Data quality refers to the tools and processes that result in the creation of correct, complete and valid data that is required to support sound decision-making.

Information Management NewsEstablishing a data culture and improving data quality is not a one-time project. It is an ongoing discipline. Here's how to get started.
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AnalysisIndustry standard data models for banking, retail, insurance and other verticals sound promising. But you need the following foundational steps to successfully implement the canonical model.
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BlogStop thinking technology can be the solution to the data conundrum. Instead, look at these four areas for answers...
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AnalysisBy interlinking text and data, leveraging public data sources that provide context and supplemental information, and identifying true meaning, businesses are constructing knowledge bases with the power to reason at the speed of the human mind.
NewsMerrill Lynch will pay a settlement of nearly $11 million after the Wall Street firm used inaccurate data to execute some short sale orders, the SEC announced.
NewsSome sports leagues are adopting headband sensors to gather and analyze the right data -- in real-time -- to get out in front of concussions and head injuries.
NewsSeeking to improve the reliability and scalability of big data systems, more than 100 developers worldwide are finding and stamping out Hadoop bugs during today's Apache Hadoop Global Bug Bash.
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BlogWhen planning takes place in a single software environment, it’s easy to roll up business unit plans to create a consolidated, forward-looking view of the company.
TroubleshootingAs a business intelligence developer, consider a few rudimentary questions about a null value before deciding on a potential course of action.
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NewsTo make data scientists far more productive, it's time to embrace a new class of self-service data preparation solutions -- which simplify, automate and reduce the manual, error-prone steps that used to slow down the analytic process.
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SurveyNearly 75 percent of American adults surveyed believe it is very important that their critical health information should be easily shared between physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers, according to a recent survey.
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