IAIDQ's Information and Data Quality Newsletter
Vol. 7 Issue 1—January 2011
In this edition…
Yang W. Lee, Leo L. Pipino, James D. Funk, and Richard Y. Wang explain the limitations that are inherent in the “Information as By-Product” approach, and demonstrate the benefits of managing “Information as Product.”
Steven C. Bell and Michael A. Orzen illustrate how Lean Techniques have been successfully applied to radically improve data quality and data management processes, and generate hard, bottom-line savings.
David Loshin elaborates on the types of risks attributable to poor data quality, and proposes an approach to correlate the impact of these data flaws on business performance.
Tony O'Brien reminds us of the high costs of low quality data, and highlights the importance of establishing a Data Governance strategy.
David Berger explores 16 characteristics of trustworthy data by defining each characteristic and providing examples that show how easily trustworthy data can be compromised.
Michael Scofield provides solutions for common errors involving the misuse of color, inconsistent dimensions, and unreadable MS Excel chart defaults.
John Musgrove expounds on the data quality problems that arise from the use of MS Excel spreadsheets as data repositories.
- Information Quality Certification update: Passing Score Determination
- DGIQ Conference
- Call for contributions to future issues of the IAIDQ Newsletter
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