Sometimes Data Quality is the Law

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By Elliot King

We have all read the statistics about the real costs that poor data quality represents. And intuitively, we know that bad data is, well, bad. But, in many cases, bad data is more than just bad for business. Increasingly, good data is required by law.

In 2001, the U.S. Congress added two lines to its major
appropriations act that required that the Office of Management and Budget
“provide policy and procedural guidance to Federal agencies for ensuring and
maximizing the quality, objectivity, utility, and integrity of information
(including statistical information) disseminated by Federal agencies.”… Read More