It’s Hard to Do the Right Thing

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By Elliot King

This should come as no surprise to anybody, but data does not take care of itself.

In fact, by its very nature, data degrades; it is corrupted; it becomes stale and in many other ways loses its timeliness and value.

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Communication is a Key to Data Quality

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By Elliot King

Too often, data quality is seen as a strictly technical issue. Data quality problems must be identified, assessed and then rectified, and that process is best managed by experts using the right tools.

But communication may be the most important element in a data quality program.

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What is a Data Steward and Do You Need One?

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By Elliot King

The metaphor of “ownership” has become popular in organizations and their IT shops. Companies have “application owners” and projects that are “owned” by this or that group. So that raises the question, who “owns” your data?

The right answer is that nobody “owns” the data.… Read More