Data Quality
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Data Quality by Example: Data Quality Airlines

JimHarris - September 23, 2010

“Good morning sir!” said the smiling gentleman behind the counter—and a little too cheerily for 5 o’clock in the morning.  “Welcome to the check-in counter for Data…

Data Quality
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DQ-Tip: “There is no such thing as data accuracy…”

JimHarris - September 20, 2010

Data Quality (DQ) Tips is an OCDQ regular segment.  Each DQ-Tip is a clear and concise data quality pearl of wisdom. “There is no such thing as…

Inside Companies
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The Business versus IT—Tear down this wall!

JimHarris - September 16, 2010

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Data Quality
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Delivering Data Happiness

JimHarris - September 12, 2010

Recently, a happiness meme has been making its way around the data quality blogosphere. (more…)

Data Quality
567 views

Why isn’t our data quality worse?

JimHarris - September 9, 2010

In psychology, the term negativity bias is used to explain how bad evokes a stronger reaction than good in the human mind.  Don’t believe that theory?  Compare…

Data Quality
548 views

Pirates of the Computer: The Curse of the Poor Data Quality

JimHarris - September 2, 2010

This re (more…)

Data Quality
656 views

The Data-Decision Symphony

JimHarris - August 31, 2010

As I have explained in previous blog posts, I am almost as obsessive-compulsive about literature and philosophy as I am about data and data quality, because I…

Data Quality
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Video: Oh, the Data You’ll Show!

JimHarris - August 28, 2010

In May, I wrote a Dr. Seuss style blog post called Oh, the Data You’ll Show! inspired by the great book Oh, the Places You'll Go! (more…)

Data Quality
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“Some is not a number and soon is not a time”

JimHarris - August 26, 2010

In a true story that I recently read in the book Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard by Chip and Dan Heath, back in…

Data Mining
707 views

The Real Data Value is Business Insight

JimHarris - August 23, 2010

Understanding your data usage is essential to improving its quality, and therefore, you must perform data analysis on a regular basis. (more…)