Data Quality


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.


FeatureInformation Management recently hosted a roundtable of data experts in the financial services and insurance industries to discuss their best practices for establishing a data quality strategy.
There seems to be no end in sight when it comes to high demand for data professionals. But just how well an individual can cash in on that trend depends on their job experience, location, and acquired skills. This week we look at how all those factors impact the paycheck. Today we review the pay premiums being paid in 2016 for the top noncertified data skills.
This week research firm Gartner released its highly-anticipated Magic Quadrant study, which evaluates the top firms and products in data analytics and business intelligence. In this two-part series, we look at the firms making the ‘Leader’ and ‘Visionary’ categories.
NewsWhen it comes to maintaining data quality in the enterprise, too many corporate executives have a laissez-faire attitude, which ultimately has a negative impact on the business.
FeatureWhile a growing number of organizations are undertaking data initiatives, sufficient data quality remains elusive for most, and that is impacting the ability to meet project goals or customer needs.
FeatureSVP of strategic analytics Kimberly Holmes says the insurer finds value in data variety, not sheer volume.
FeatureThe ICD-10 transition is negatively impacting inpatient and outpatient coder productivity at hospitals of all sizes and types, according to survey results from healthcare outsourcing vendor HIMagine Solutions Inc.
FeatureChief information officers are facing increased data management responsibilities, but many can’t shoulder this burden alone, and that is driving increased hiring of data professionals or the appointment of chief data officers.
NewsAligning technology capabilities with business needs has continued to be one of the top challenges for CIOs, and data analytics has become the largest area of IT investment, according to the new SIM 2016 IT Trends Study, entitled “Taking the Pulse of IT.”
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NewObamacare will eventually allow patient information to quickly synchronize between pharmacies, doctors’ offices, hospitals and data suppliers. However, the emergence of shared medical records makes errors all the more dangerous because they can propagate more easily between providers.
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