Companies around the world spend billions of dollars implementing enterprise applications to better integrate their corporate data and increase the overall value of existing information. With high quality data, they hope to realize the significant savings that comes from consolidated data, including increased operational efficiencies, enhanced compliance initiatives and improved customer relationships. However, despite good intentions, most of these applications fail due to inefficient, outdated data.

Before undertaking any data-driven effort, it is essential to have a clear understanding of the integrity of your current data. Data profiling, or data discovery, provides a diagnosis of your existing data so you can begin building a successful data improvement and integration effort through consistent, accurate and reliable data.

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