By David Loshin
The impetus to build a single version of the truth comes from many sources.… Read More
A Comparison of Microsoft Data Quality Services (Denali) vs. Melissa Data’s Data Quality Components for SSIS
By Ira Whiteside
Over the next several weeks, we intend to explore the new data quality services capabilities of the upcoming release of SQL Server codenamed Denali, Melissa Data provides additional components that accomplish data quality in the SQL Server and SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) environment.… Read More
We think Philip Russom’s argument that data in poor condition leads to poor decision-making – is spot on. Russom, a senior manager of research at TDWI, explains “The Six C’s of Trusted Data” – that data must be complete, current, consistent, clean, compliant and collaborative.
In my last column for TDWI Experts in BI, I defined “trusted data” as:
Data that is drawn from carefully selected sources, transformed in accordance with data’s intended use, and delivered in formats and time frames that are appropriate to specific consumers of reports and other manifestations of data.… Read More