The Data Quality Daily

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Jim Harris is the Blogger-in-Chief at Obsessive-Compulsive Data Quality (OCDQ) and The Data Quality Daily. He is a recognized industry thought leader on data quality with over 15 years of professional services and application development experience in data quality, data integration, data warehousing, business intelligence, master data management, and data governance. He is also an independent consultant, speaker, and writer.


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Master Data Services-SSIS MDM Load

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Microsoft recently released Master Data Services in SQL Server 2008 R2 CTP. Without getting into the strategic benefits, definitions, etc., MDM (Master Data Management) will be very helpful for any application in automating the setup and maintenance of look up or cross reference tables, hierarchies, dimensions, or utilizing reference data.

This article will provide an overview of Master Data Management and Master Data Services recently released with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2.Read More

Case Study: SMARTech Integrates Enterprise Data Quality Platform to Consolidate Data Sets

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SMARTech’s main challenge was integrating disparate data sources into a data-centric hub for the purpose of consumer and constituent engagement. It was essential to utilize a master data management solution that would successfully allow SMARTech to gain a single, accurate, organized view of their customers by consolidating data across different data sources.

The company also needed a strong technical support team that would aid in the implementation of a master data management solution, and provide quick replies to any issue that would arise during the transition process.Read More