The previous articles in this series covered all of the standard dimensions of quality with the exception of two that are sometimes forgotten: Definition and Representation. Personally these are two of my favorite dimensions. (It should be noted that within this article the term Representation is synonymous with Presentation.)

Often data quality issues are not about the transformation of the data, but rather the awkward or misleading definitions. More often than not there are no descriptions or report captions at all.

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