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IAIDQ's Information and Data Quality Newsletter

Vol. 6 Issue 3—July 2010

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

A Long, Strange Trip Ahead: Process Management and Data Quality

By Thomas C. Redman IAIDQ Co-Founder

Tom Redman demonstrates how Process Management as a discipline is critical in closing communication gaps that are a root cause of many data quality problems.

Is Consistency the Same as Quality in Data Reconciliation?

By: Malcolm Chisholm

Malcolm Chrisholm argues that, in data reconciliation activities, data consistency does not involve any judgments about fitness for purpose, and is therefore radically different from other kinds of data quality attributes.

Data Migration: So Is There a Better Way?

By: Johny Morris

Johny Morris examines the common pitfalls project teams encounter when they use a traditional techno-centric approach to Data Migration, and suggests an alternative approach that greatly increases the chances of a successful outcome.

Using Mind-maps in Information Quality Management

By: Daragh O Brien

Daragh O Brien provides a step-by-step guide for using mind-maps in our IQ initiatives to document what information we manage, and the reasons why we manage it.

Quality in Information Delivery Part 1: Common Mistakes in Information Expression (Pie Charts)

By: Michael Scofield

Michael Scofield begins a series of articles that highlights common mistakes made in the graphical representation of quantitative data. This first installment focuses on common errors in the use of pie charts.

Information Quality Tips & Best Practices

Association News

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July 2010