Topic "Data Quality"

How Bad Data Impacts Critical Stakeholders

Much has been written about the monetary impacts of poor data quality. A familiar and easy to understand illustration of this is the cost of bad postal address data: The US Postal Service (USPS) estimated in 2013 that there were approximately 6.8 billion pieces of mail that could not be delivered as addressed. Beyond the fact... more

Holistic Data Stewardship

Nine years ago when I started in the data integration and quality space, data quality was all about algorithms and cleansing technology.  Data went in, and the “best” solution was the one that could do the best job of fuzzy matching the data and cleaning more data than the other products.  Of course, not data... more