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IAIDQ's Information and Data Quality Newsletter

Vol. 5 Issue 3—July 2009

In this edition…

From the IAIDQ President

By: Christian Walenta, President of IAIDQ

From the Editor-in-Chief

By: Michelle C. Dy, Editor-in-Chief, IAIDQ Newsletter

ISO 8000 — the Emerging Standard for Data Quality

By: Matthew West, is a coach focusing on governance and quality issues at WhiteLake Data Management.

Dr. Matthew West gives us an update on ISO 8000—the Emerging Standard for Data Quality. The standard focuses primarily on the quality of master data used to integrate the supply chain. Dr. West also describes an approach he hopes will be included within the ISO 8000 family of standards.

Power, Politics, and Partnership in Information Quality Initiatives

By: Maureen Clarry, is the Founder and President/CEO of CONNECT: The Knowledge Network.

Maureen Clarry gives us the first step to overcoming organizational barriers by highlighting patterns of organizational dysfunction in her article entitled Power, Politics, and Partnership in Information Quality Initiatives.

Doctoring Up Your Data with Business Metrics

By: Steve Sarsfield, is a coach focusing on governance and quality issues at WhiteLake Data Management.

Steve Sarsfield stresses the importance of presenting information quality metrics in terms that are meaningful to executives and stakeholders in his article, Doctoring Up Your Data with Business Metrics.

Key Performance Indicators for Information Quality Part 1 — What to Measure

By: Daragh O Brien, IAIDQ's Director for Publicity, is Chief Executive of Castlebridge Associates, in the Irish Republic

Daragh O Brien starts his series on KPIs for Information Quality in this issue by helping us determine what actually needs to be measured.

Quality of Derived Data. Part 1: Quality of Steps and Calculations Along the Path

By: Michael Scofield, is a coach focusing on governance and quality issues at WhiteLake Data Management.

Michael Scofield begins a two-part series entitled Quality of Derived Data, and highlights the factors that affect the quality of the aggregates and derivations that we encounter every day.

Caution — Relationship Work Ahead

By: Michael Meier, is a coach focusing on governance and quality issues at WhiteLake Data Management.

In Caution – Relationship Work Ahead, Michael P. Meier delves into the rich and complex world of data relationships, and explains why any data quality approach that ignores the subtleties of relationships will fail.

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The Information and Data Quality Newsletter is a quarterly publication of the International Association for Information and Data Quality

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July 2009