Data Quality
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What Does Data Quality Technology Want?

JimHarris - December 21, 2010

During a recent Radiolab podcast, Kevin Kelly, author of the book What Technology Wants, used the analogy of how a flower leans toward sunlight because it “wants”…

Data Quality
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The Good Data

JimHarris - December 16, 2010

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Data Quality
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A Confederacy of Data Defects

JimHarris - December 14, 2010

One of my favorite novels is A Confederacy of Dunces by Joh (more…)

Data Quality
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‘Tis the Season for Data Quality

JimHarris - December 9, 2010

‘Tis the season for getting holiday greeting cards, and not only from family and friends, since many companies also like to mail seasons greetings to their customers,…

Inside Companies
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Data Governance and the Social Enterprise

JimHarris - November 30, 2010

In his blog post Socializing Software, Michael Fauscette explained that in order “to create a next generation enterprise, businesses need to take two concepts from the social…

Data Quality
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The Data Outhouse

JimHarris - November 18, 2010

This is a screen capture of the results of last week’s unscientific data quality poll where it was noted that in many organizations a data warehouse is…

Data Quality
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DQ-Poll: Data Warehouse or Data Outhouse?

JimHarris - November 11, 2010

In many organizations, a data warehouse is the only system where data from numerous and disparate operational sources has been integrated into a single repository of enterprise…

Data Quality
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DQ-View: From Data to Decision

JimHarris - November 9, 2010

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Business Intelligence
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Podcast: Data Governance is Mission Possible

JimHarris - November 4, 2010

The recent Information Management article Data – Who Cares! by Martin ABC Hansen of Platon has the provocative subtitle: “If the need to care for data and…

Business Intelligence
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Quality and Governance are Beyond the Data

JimHarris - November 2, 2010

Last week’s episode of DM Radio on Information Management, co-hosted as always by Eric Kavanagh and Jim Ericson, was a panel discussion about how and why data…