Using Data Quality Tools for Classification

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By David Loshin

Hierarchical classification schemes are great for scanning through unstructured text for identifying critical pieces of information that can be mapped to an organized analytical profile. To enable this scanning capability, you will need two pieces of technology.

The first involves a text analysis methodology for scanning text and determining which character strings and phrases are meaningful and which ones are largely noise.… Read More

Characterizing the Quality of Address Data

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By David Loshin

My company is currently working on a couple of projects associated with address quality and location master data. We are reviewing a lot of the existing documentation that has been collected from a number of different operational systems, as well as reviewing the business processes to see where location data is either created, modified, or read.
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Data Enhancement for Analytical Purposes

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By David Loshin

Last time we looked at two example operational uses of data enhancement. But the
value is not limited to insertion in specific operational workflows, because
enhancement is often done to provide additional detail for reporting and
analysis purposes.
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