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Bad Data Is Criminal

Reading a recent central statistical office report showing that burglaries, theft and fraud have increased in the last quarter reminded me of a how Humberside police use data and the information they extract from it to help fight crime.

It is easy to underestimate how tenacious the modern criminal can be in avoiding attention and capture by authorities, they are not motivated to provide accurate information when questioned! Moreover, any inconsistency amongst police departments or personnel in the way in which the data was entered could add to data quality problems, inadvertently aiding the criminal. (more…)

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Why Did Informatica Acquire Agent Logic?

Today Informatica completed the acquisition of Agent Logic.

Whenever a company acquires another, the first question is why. I wanted to give my personal perspective on why this deal is a good one for the industry and our customers.  In addition to my comments below, you can read the press release: Informatica Acquires Agent Logic for more information. (more…)

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