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Data quality

Data Quality is in the Eye of the Beholder

At a very high level, data quality initiatives aim to ensure that the right data gets used by the right people to make good business decisions. There are various dimensions by which we can measure how “right” the data is. If we consider the value of the data – in terms of who uses it …

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Evolution of Information Management

A short while ago I had the privilege of chairing the ARK Group’s event in Melbourne on the Continual Evolution of Information Management and Governance. This was really an apt title for this event. In the last few years with the increased interest in cloud, mobile, real-time and big data we have in fact seen …

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Enterprise IQ MDM and Data Governance Summit

Last week I attended the MDM and Data Governance Summit Asia Pacific 2013 in Sydney, organised by Enterprise IQ. Over the two days MDM was covered extensively and in depth, with a solid dose of Data Governance thrown in. With so many good sessions, it is quite a challenge to provide a thorough summary as well …

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CIO Dashboard

Executive dashboards have become very popular mechanisms to present executives with at-a-glance information on the organisation’s strategic KPIs. The CIO is IT’s executive sponsor for all the other executives’ dashboards. So then, what should the CIO have on his dashboard?

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Revolutionising the Data Warehouse and Business Analytics

Last week I presented a paper on the Impact of Big Data on Data Warehousing at the ARK Group’s conference on Revolutionising the Data Warehouse and Business Analytics, which was held in Melbourne. In this post I give you my impressions of the conference highlights and share with you some of my insights.

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Data Quality in Real-Time BI

Data Quality is essential for Real-Time BI efficiency In my previous two blogs I focussed on the actions an organisation should take to implement and improve real-time BI. In this post I continue with the theme, focussing on the importance of data quality in the real-time BI environment and in the real-time BI processes. Data quality directly …

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Data Quality Framework

Last week I attended the Melbourne DAMA event, where Richard Kevan of Oakton presented a framework for representing and reporting data quality metrics, which they developed and implemented for the Australian Postal Services’ IT division. Other organisations also use similar frameworks. Such a framework can be used to represent, report on and analyse the measures …

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