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The Cost of Data Quality: One Night of Coding and an Energy Drink

by Doug Laney  |  August 2, 2017

In 1999, the $125 million Mars Climate Orbiter notoriously crashed due to the navigation team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory using the metric system in calculations while their colleagues at...

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Data Quality Improvement

by Saul Judah  |  October 17, 2014

Several discussions I have recently had indicate that people continue to have challenges with getting their enterprise data quality towards a more mature state. I am seeing organizations continue to...

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Improving the chances of a successful MDM bake

by Saul Judah  |  September 26, 2014

So why didn’t my rye bread rise? – she asked. I’d been teaching a friend of mine how to bake bread over the past couple of months and ignoring the...

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The Big Data A-Ha Moment is Only the Beginning

by Nick Heudecker  |  September 18, 2014

If Big Data is going to remake an industry, insurance is certainly a great candidate. With massive amounts of historical data as well as emerging IoT-based data sources, insurance is...

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Data Not Included – The Era of the Data Collector

by John Rizzuto  |  March 27, 2013

It’s all because of connectivity, don’t ya know?  The “Internet of Things” is a simple concept - anything can be connected to the Internet.  Anything.  An embedded electronic gizmo, smaller...

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Highlights from Today's #GartnerChat on Big Data

by Doug Laney  |  January 28, 2012

Today the Gartner Information Management and Analytics Community held its weekly Twitter Chat, (Tweetchat, Tweetjam, TweetUp, whichever you prefer) to discuss concepts around big data, the role of the data...

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Why don’t (business) users “get it”?

by Andrew White  |  February 16, 2011

I did a joint customer call today with a colleague of mine, Ted Friedman.  Ted is our main man in “data quality” world and as you can imagine, Ted does...

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Does "MDM" include data quality, data governance, and enrichment processes?

by Andrew White  |  February 4, 2010

I noted, with a wry smile, the following text in an Information Management article today, "MDM Achieving Maturity in Enterprises", “The findings of this report mirror our own client experiences,...

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Data Quality does not Equal Data Governance

by Andrew White  |  January 27, 2010

I was on a briefing the other day with a small software vendor talking about governance.  We were exploring and contrasting experiences with how users look at “governance”.  A couple...

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The importance of Data to Supply Chain – Master Data and All That

by Andrew White  |  October 9, 2009

I had the good fortune to attend an IBM SCM event recently (Chicago, IL).  IBM was sharing its updated SCM vision to the market, along with some interesting SCM survey...

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