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Some Thoughts on Data Literacy and Data Quality

Last week we presented a webinar in our Data Governance--Best Practices series on data quality. Among the recommended practices were identifying the specific type of data quality issue (or issues)...

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Why Don't We Trust Our Data? And What Can We Do about It?

One of the reasons we got into this business was a desire to help organizations make better use of data. Over the years we have worked with hundreds of organizations to introduce data into the...

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Doing More with Your Data Starts with Asking Better Questions About It

Over the past few months, we have explored the concept of data literacy in an individual and organizational capacity. Organizations are being pushed to be more data-centric just to keep up with the...

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Understanding the Data Quality Issue Resolution Process

It is important for an organization to resolve data quality issues quickly so that information can be trusted and used. For this to happen, individuals that use data must understand the data quality...

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Resources for the Many Components of Data Governance

Data governance (or what we call data intelligence) consists of many components including data system inventory, data request, data stewardship, reference data, data lineage, business glossary, data...

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Reframing Data Quality Problems

When we speak with new or prospective clients, the topic of their organization's data quality often comes up. And it's frequently our experience that when someone who is not data-savvy thinks their...

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The Many Parts of Data Quality (and Resources)

An important component of data governance (also known as data intelligence) is data quality.  But there are many parts to data quality including sources of data quality, issues, their impact, people...

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Improve Data Quality - Do These Actions Part 2

A data quality program can be any size. Whether large or small, the key thing is to have a plan and to use processes that are predictable and repeatable. A haphazard or unpredictable approach will...

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Improve Data Quality - Do These Actions Part 1

A data quality program can be any size.  Whether large or small, the key thing is to have a plan and to use processes that are predictable and repeatable. A haphazard or unpredictable approach will...

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Data Quality Responsibilities at All Levels

Building a culture that fosters data quality is the job of everyone in your organization (such as a higher education institution), from front line staff in various functional departments such as...

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