Category Archives: Data Quality

Grand Designs for Data Quality

I was watching a repeat of one of my favourite television programs the other night – Grand Designs. If you are not familiar with this show you should be!  Kevin McCloud was talking to a very likeable Irishman about the … Continue reading

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Should Regulatory Bodies Be More Prescriptive Regarding Match Rules?

If I am a bank and I lend £100k to person A, then there is a risk that I might not get that money back. If I am a bank and I lend £100k to person B, then there is … Continue reading

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Manage your data like your people

People are the mainstay of businesses. Without staff businesses would not exist. A whole industry has built up to address people management – how to motivate, organise, empower. In short – how to get the best out of people for … Continue reading

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Poor Data – Surely you don’t mean me?

I thought I would share an experience I had when implementing a data quality firewall which I think illustrates the difficulties faced when trying to gain traction for any sort of data quality initiative. I was responsible for developing an … Continue reading

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Who Cares about Data Quality?

I recently wrote an article discussing the difficulties in putting together a sound business case to support a data quality program. Following on from that article I would like to touch on the issue of who actually makes decisions regarding … Continue reading

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