Data Quality’s Three C’s Go Beyond Accuracy

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By Elliot King

In many cases, quality, like beauty, is in the eyes of the beholder. The exact characteristics that define quality can be hard to describe. For example, a news report recently described a new, synthetic method for producing diamonds. Would those diamonds be of the same quality? And would they be as desirable, as diamonds mined and refined in the regular way?
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Diagnosis Precedes Cure

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By Elliot King

Face it. Almost all data has problems. Most organizations have multiple data sources and too often depend on potentially unreliable data flows from customers, data entry clerks, third-party providers and different processing systems for it to be otherwise.

So what can you do to identify data quality problems before bad data interferes with critical business processes? Actually, that is something of a trick question.… Read More