+27 (0)21 551 2410
Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Articles

 

Pages: 1 2 3
How do you go about improving the quality of existing data?
By: Di Joseph

Now this is an interesting question - there are several ways in which to improve the quality because there are several ways in which the data can be defective. Depending... Read More


How can Data Quality be measured?
By: Di Joseph

4. How can Data Quality be measured?We measure Data Quality using Data Quality Dimensions and Business Rules.Here are some of the most common Data Quality Dimensions to which Data should... Read More


What are the ramifications of poor Data Quality?
By: Di Joseph

What are the ramifications of poor Data Quality? Poor Data Quality always adds costs to operations so naturally reduces organisation profits. The impacts and rework associated with the DQ problems... Read More


What is the difference between a Data Quality and an Information Quality problem?
By: Di Joseph

Organisations rely on information created from data, to run operations and to make decisions. If this data is incomplete, invalid or not compliant with business rules, you have a Data... Read More


What is Data Quality and why is this so important?
By: Di Joseph

Quality is a measure of fit for purpose, the absence of defects (an objective measure) and the possession of the desired features (subjective). Taking a simple example - a new... Read More


The Costs of Poor Data Quality
By: Bryn Davies

Nobody will argue with the fact that, in the building industry, you need to get things right first time - a bridge or a shopping complex simply cannot be built... Read More


Measuring Data Quality
By: Bryn Davies

Recently in information management discussions there has been a lot of talk about the measurement of data quality. This is often seen by some as a good way to highlight... Read More


What's Driving the Need for Data Quality?
By: Bryn Davies

In an early report by The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI), 48% of the respondents claimed that their companies had "no plans" for a data quality initiative. A more recent survey*... Read More


The Need for Disciplined Data Management is on the Increase
By: Bryn Davies

Over recent years, we have noticed an increased focus by South African Corporates on Data Management, a term which was traditionally associated with primarily data storage and lifecycle management. However,... Read More


Cleaning up Dirty Data
By: Bryn Davies

About five years ago, when I asked a group of executives about the quality of the data in their organizations, the overall response was one of polite disinterest - ironic... Read More


Pages: 1 2 3