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.

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.
NewsPermira and a Canadian firm are buying Informatica for $5.3 billion. The buyers will strive to position Informatica's data management tools for the big data and cloud waves.
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BlogIt's time to find real alternatives to desktop spreadsheets, which weren't designed for collaborative, enterprise-wide tasks.
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NewsAs a big data expert, I've discovered that obese databases are an early obstacle to overcome. While tackling that common challenge, I started to think in terms of data health and I realized that something else was obese: me.
NewsData scientists see messy, disorganized data as a major hurdle preventing them from doing what they find most interesting in their jobs: predictive analysis and data mining for behavioral patterns and future trends.
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NewsFinancial and actuarial executives at insurance companies report their technology needs are not being met, according to the latest EY Global Insurance CFO Survey.
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BlogA look at how the bipartisan legislation has impacted government agencies so far.
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