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You’re So Vain, You Probably Think Data Quality Is About You

JimHarris - March 30, 2009

Don't you? "Data Quality is an IT issue because information is stored in databases and applications that they manage. Therefore, if there are problems with the data,…

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The Data Quality Goldilocks Zone

JimHarris - March 28, 2009

In astronomy, the habitable region of space where stellar conditions are favorable for life as it is found on Earth is referred to as the "Goldilocks Zone"…

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Identifying Duplicate Customers

JimHarris - March 26, 2009

I just finished publishing a five part series of articles on methodology for dealing with the the common data quality problem of identifying duplicate customers.  The article…

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The Very Model of a Modern DQ General

JimHarris - March 21, 2009

With apologies to fellow fans of Gilbert and Sullivan and Sir Henry Lytton, I offer the following Data Quality (DQ) General's Song.  It is certainly not up…

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Do you have obsessive-compulsive data quality (OCDQ)?

JimHarris - March 20, 2009

Obsessive-compulsive data quality (OCDQ) affects millions of people worldwide. The most common symptoms of OCDQ are: Obsessively verifying data used in critical business decisions Compulsively seeking an…