Moving to Action

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By Elliot King

The first step in a data quality program is to assess your data. Whether you opt for data profiling or some other assessment mechanism, this part of the process consists of systematically identifying exactly where the problems can be found in your data sets.

While assessment is obviously the first step, it should be just as obvious that
it can’t be the last.… Read More

Designing More Effective Data Cleansing Rules

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By David Loshin

In my last post, we looked at a simple data transformation and cleansing rule that was to be used to standardize a representation of a street type. We found that an uncontrolled application of the rule made changes where we didn’t really want a change to happen.

There are two reasons why applying the rule led to an undesired result.… Read More