The growth of a company is accompanied by a growth in its product range, supplier network, distribution channels, customer base, etc. This means more data. When it comes to data, quantity is secondary to quality.
For businesses to be able to use the data available to them for making data-driven decisions, the data must be accurate, complete, comprehensive and valid. The only way to achieve this is by collecting and cleaning data gained from all the varied sources and creating a central, accessible system through data integration.… Read More
When you want to buy a new television, before you walk into a store, you’ll probably check prices online. From pens and pencils to jewellery, everything is available online today. E-commerce is a great opportunity for retailers but it comes with its challenges.
Each year, hundreds and thousands of orders go undelivered because the address listed is incomplete or inaccurate. According to estimates, 23.6% of mail is addressed wrong.… Read More
Many times the presumptions regarding the data that we store and provide are not always precise. Despite taking all necessary precautions our systems are not always totally free of bugs. As a result, the quality of data provided gets compromised and this could lead to several negative outcomes.
So, what can be done to prevent such situations? You need to profile your data.… Read More
When it comes to making data usable, it is important to note that data profiling, data integration and data quality should ideally be practiced in tandem with each other but cannot be consolidated as a single practice. All three practices address related issues in data acquisition, assessment and improvement and are often conducted by the same team.
What Is Data Profiling, Data Integration And Data Quality?… Read More
Your contact data is valuable, but do you know if it’s up to
its full potential? The quality of your data decreases without the proper
maintenance. As a matter of fact, 50% of databases deteriorate after only two
years. The bottom line is that your data’s quality affects your business
decisions and communications.
Here are 5 things you can do to ensure the quality of your
1.… Read More