Standardizing Your Approach to Monitoring the Quality of Data

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By David Loshin

In my last post, I suggested three techniques for maturing your organizational approach to data quality management. The first recommendation was defining processes for evaluating errors when they are identified. These types of processes actually involve a few key techniques:

1) An approach to specifying data validity rules that can be
used to determine whether a data instance or record has an error.

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Four Pillars of Data Quality Improvement

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By Elliot King

Almost all data quality management programs have four key elements that serve as the foundations for success–data profiling, data improvement, integration and data augmentation. Put in other words, data quality programs must determine what is broken; fix what can be fixed; consolidate what can be consolidated and enhance what needs to be enhanced.
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The Challenge of Identifying Information

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By David Loshin

In my last post, I introduced the question of determining which characteristics are used to uniquely differentiate between any pair of records within a data set. The same question is relevant when attempting to match a pair of records as well, once they are determined to represent the same entity.
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How to Perform ETL – Fast and Easy

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Imagine a more simplified approach to data integration – one that doesn’t
require the use of different connectors, etc. It’s all possible with expressor
Software’s latest product release – version 3.5 of its desktop ETL platform –
which will feature Melissa Data and Salesforce.com… Read More

Review: Contact Verification Component

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By Brian Erlich
SQL Server Magazine

Melissa Data provides mailing lists, mailing and data management software, and other products that can help companies improve the quality of their data. It now offers the Data Quality Components for SSIS, a suite of components that integrate into SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).… Read More