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IAIDQ's Information and Data Quality Newsletter

Vol. 7 Issue 4—October 2011

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In this edition…

From the IAIDQ President

By: Christian Walenta, President of IAIDQ

From the Editor

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

Classifying Data Quality Problems

By: Lionel A. Galway and Christopher H. Hanks

This is a seminal piece that offers early insights into the often complex nature of data quality problems and their solutions. While data quality research and knowledge have made progress since this article first appeared in 1996, we offer this article as an important contribution to the understanding of Data Quality.

The Information Quality Management Maturity Grid

By: Larry English

Larry English provides a framework that organizations can use to assess the maturity of their information and information processes. By plotting our own organizations against the maturity grid, we gain valuable insights that can guide the development of our Strategic Plans for IQ Management.

Obscured by Clouds: The Case for and against Cloud-based Information Quality

By: Daragh O Brien

Daragh O Brien cuts through the hype surrounding cloud-based solutions by reminding us that technology can only deliver real, long-term benefits if its use is carefully governed by an overall Information Architecture.

Quality in Information Delivery Part 5: What's the Message?

By: Michael Scofield

Michael Scofield concludes his multi-part series by showing us that the creation of useful information presentations begins with a clearly-articulated message. Quality in Information Delivery cannot be achieved if we do not wrestle with the raw data and determine the appropriate context for that data.

Association News

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

This Issue’s Editor: C. Lwanga Yonke, Michelle C. Dy

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October 2011