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Executing Data Quality Projects

Executing Data Quality Projects Book
Author : Danette McGilvray
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2008-09-01
ISBN : 0080558399
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Information is currency. Recent studies show that data quality problems are costing businesses billions of dollars each year, with poor data linked to waste and inefficiency, damaged credibility among customers and suppliers, and an organizational inability to make sound decisions. In this important and timely new book, Danette McGilvray presents her “Ten Steps approach to information quality, a proven method for both understanding and creating information quality in the enterprise. Her trademarked approach—in which she has trained Fortune 500 clients and hundreds of workshop attendees—applies to all types of data and to all types of organizations. * Includes numerous templates, detailed examples, and practical advice for executing every step of the “Ten Steps approach. * Allows for quick reference with an easy-to-use format highlighting key concepts and definitions, important checkpoints, communication activities, and best practices. * A companion Web site includes links to numerous data quality resources, including many of the planning and information-gathering templates featured in the text, quick summaries of key ideas from the Ten Step methodology, and other tools and information available online.

Executing Data Quality Projects

Executing Data Quality Projects Book
Author : Danette McGilvray
Publisher : Academic Press
Release : 2021-03-15
ISBN : 9780128180150
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Executing Data Quality Projects, Second Edition presents a structured yet flexible approach for creating, improving, sustaining and managing the quality of data and information within any organization. Studies show that data quality problems are costing businesses billions of dollars each year, with poor data linked to waste and inefficiency, damaged credibility among customers and suppliers, and an organizational inability to make sound decisions. Help is here! This book describes a proven Ten Step approach that combines a conceptual framework for understanding information quality with techniques, tools, and instructions for practically putting the approach to work - with the end result of high-quality trusted data and information, so critical to today's data-dependent organizations. The Ten Steps approach applies to all types of data and all types of organizations - for-profit in any industry, non-profit, government, education, healthcare, science, research, and medicine. This book includes numerous templates, detailed examples, and practical advice for executing every step. At the same time, readers are advised on how to select relevant steps and apply them in different ways to best address the many situations they will face. The layout allows for quick reference with an easy-to-use format highlighting key concepts and definitions, important checkpoints, communication activities, best practices, and warnings. The experience of actual clients and users of the Ten Steps provide real examples of outputs for the steps plus highlighted, sidebar case studies called Ten Steps in Action. This book uses projects as the vehicle for data quality work and the word broadly to include: 1) focused data quality improvement projects, such as improving data used in supply chain management, 2) data quality activities in other projects such as building new applications and migrating data from legacy systems, integrating data because of mergers and acquisitions, or untangling data due to organizational breakups, and 3) ad hoc use of data quality steps, techniques, or activities in the course of daily work. The Ten Steps approach can also be used to enrich an organization's standard SDLC (whether sequential or Agile) and it complements general improvement methodologies such as six sigma or lean. No two data quality projects are the same but the flexible nature of the Ten Steps means the methodology can be applied to all. The new Second Edition highlights topics such as artificial intelligence and machine learning, Internet of Things, security and privacy, analytics, legal and regulatory requirements, data science, big data, data lakes, and cloud computing, among others, to show their dependence on data and information and why data quality is more relevant and critical now than ever before. Includes concrete instructions, numerous templates, and practical advice for executing every step of The Ten Steps approach. Contains real examples from around the world, gleaned from the author's consulting practice and from those who implemented based on her training courses and the earlier edition of the book. Allows for quick reference with an easy-to-use format highlighting key concepts and definitions, important checkpoints, communication activities, and best practices. A companion Web site includes links to numerous data quality resources, including many of the templates featured in the text, quick summaries of key ideas from the Ten Steps methodology, and other tools and information that are available online. ~

Executing Data Quality Projects

Executing Data Quality Projects Book
Author : Danette McGilvray
Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
Release : 2010-07-28
ISBN : 0080951589
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Information is currency. In today’s world of instant global communication and rapidly changing trends, up-to-date and reliable information is essential to effective competition. Recent studies show that data quality problems are costing businesses billions of dollars each year, with poor data linked to waste and inefficiency, damaged credibility among customers and suppliers, and an organizational inability to make sound decisions. In Executing Data Quality Projects: Ten Steps to Quality Data and Trusted Information, Danette McGilvray presents a systematic, proven approach to improving and creating data and information quality within the enterprise. She describes a methodology that combines a conceptual framework for understanding information quality with the tools, techniques, and instructions for improving and creating information quality. Her trademarked "Ten Steps" approach applies to all types of data and to all types of organizations. * Includes numerous templates, detailed examples, and practical advice for executing every step of The Ten Steps approach. * Allows for quick reference with an easy-to-use format highlighting key concepts and definitions, important checkpoints, communication activities, and best practices. * A companion Web site includes links to numerous data quality resources, including many of the planning and information-gathering templates featured in the text, quick summaries of key ideas from The Ten Step methodology, and other tools and information that is available online.

Handbook of Data Quality

Handbook of Data Quality Book
Author : Shazia Sadiq
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2013-08-13
ISBN : 3642362575
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The issue of data quality is as old as data itself. However, the proliferation of diverse, large-scale and often publically available data on the Web has increased the risk of poor data quality and misleading data interpretations. On the other hand, data is now exposed at a much more strategic level e.g. through business intelligence systems, increasing manifold the stakes involved for individuals, corporations as well as government agencies. There, the lack of knowledge about data accuracy, currency or completeness can have erroneous and even catastrophic results. With these changes, traditional approaches to data management in general, and data quality control specifically, are challenged. There is an evident need to incorporate data quality considerations into the whole data cycle, encompassing managerial/governance as well as technical aspects. Data quality experts from research and industry agree that a unified framework for data quality management should bring together organizational, architectural and computational approaches. Accordingly, Sadiq structured this handbook in four parts: Part I is on organizational solutions, i.e. the development of data quality objectives for the organization, and the development of strategies to establish roles, processes, policies, and standards required to manage and ensure data quality. Part II, on architectural solutions, covers the technology landscape required to deploy developed data quality management processes, standards and policies. Part III, on computational solutions, presents effective and efficient tools and techniques related to record linkage, lineage and provenance, data uncertainty, and advanced integrity constraints. Finally, Part IV is devoted to case studies of successful data quality initiatives that highlight the various aspects of data quality in action. The individual chapters present both an overview of the respective topic in terms of historical research and/or practice and state of the art, as well as specific techniques, methodologies and frameworks developed by the individual contributors. Researchers and students of computer science, information systems, or business management as well as data professionals and practitioners will benefit most from this handbook by not only focusing on the various sections relevant to their research area or particular practical work, but by also studying chapters that they may initially consider not to be directly relevant to them, as there they will learn about new perspectives and approaches.

Competing with High Quality Data

Competing with High Quality Data Book
Author : Rajesh Jugulum
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2014-03-10
ISBN : 111841649X
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Create a competitive advantage with data quality Data is rapidly becoming the powerhouse of industry, butlow-quality data can actually put a company at a disadvantage. Tobe used effectively, data must accurately reflect the real-worldscenario it represents, and it must be in a form that is usable andaccessible. Quality data involves asking the right questions,targeting the correct parameters, and having an effective internalmanagement, organization, and access system. It must be relevant,complete, and correct, while falling in line with pervasiveregulatory oversight programs. Competing with High Quality Data: Concepts, Tools andTechniques for Building a Successful Approach to Data Qualitytakes a holistic approach to improving data quality, fromcollection to usage. Author Rajesh Jugulum is globally-recognizedas a major voice in the data quality arena, with high-levelbackgrounds in international corporate finance. In the book,Jugulum provides a roadmap to data quality innovation,covering topics such as: The four-phase approach to data quality control Methodology that produces data sets for different aspects of abusiness Streamlined data quality assessment and issue resolution A structured, systematic, disciplined approach to effectivedata gathering The book also contains real-world case studies to illustrate howcompanies across a broad range of sectors have employed dataquality systems, whether or not they succeeded, and what lessonswere learned. High-quality data increases value throughout theinformation supply chain, and the benefits extend to the client,employee, and shareholder. Competing with High Quality Data:Concepts, Tools and Techniques for Building a Successful Approachto Data Quality provides the information and guidance necessaryto formulate and activate an effective data quality plan today.

Measuring Data Quality for Ongoing Improvement

Measuring Data Quality for Ongoing Improvement Book
Author : Laura Sebastian-Coleman
Publisher : Newnes
Release : 2012-12-31
ISBN : 0123977541
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The Data Quality Assessment Framework shows you how to measure and monitor data quality, ensuring quality over time. You’ll start with general concepts of measurement and work your way through a detailed framework of more than three dozen measurement types related to five objective dimensions of quality: completeness, timeliness, consistency, validity, and integrity. Ongoing measurement, rather than one time activities will help your organization reach a new level of data quality. This plain-language approach to measuring data can be understood by both business and IT and provides practical guidance on how to apply the DQAF within any organization enabling you to prioritize measurements and effectively report on results. Strategies for using data measurement to govern and improve the quality of data and guidelines for applying the framework within a data asset are included. You’ll come away able to prioritize which measurement types to implement, knowing where to place them in a data flow and how frequently to measure. Common conceptual models for defining and storing of data quality results for purposes of trend analysis are also included as well as generic business requirements for ongoing measuring and monitoring including calculations and comparisons that make the measurements meaningful and help understand trends and detect anomalies. Demonstrates how to leverage a technology independent data quality measurement framework for your specific business priorities and data quality challenges Enables discussions between business and IT with a non-technical vocabulary for data quality measurement Describes how to measure data quality on an ongoing basis with generic measurement types that can be applied to any situation

Making Enterprise Information Management EIM Work for Business

Making Enterprise Information Management  EIM  Work for Business Book
Author : John Ladley
Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
Release : 2010-07-03
ISBN : 0123756960
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Making Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Work for Business: A Guide to Understanding Information as an Asset provides a comprehensive discussion of EIM. It endeavors to explain information asset management and place it into a pragmatic, focused, and relevant light. The book is organized into two parts. Part 1 provides the material required to sell, understand, and validate the EIM program. It explains concepts such as treating Information, Data, and Content as true assets; information management maturity; and how EIM affects organizations. It also reviews the basic process that builds and maintains an EIM program, including two case studies that provide a birds-eye view of the products of the EIM program. Part 2 deals with the methods and artifacts necessary to maintain EIM and have the business manage information. Along with overviews of Information Asset concepts and the EIM process, it discusses how to initiate an EIM program and the necessary building blocks to manage the changes to managed data and content. Organizes information modularly, so you can delve directly into the topics that you need to understand Based in reality with practical case studies and a focus on getting the job done, even when confronted with tight budgets, resistant stakeholders, and security and compliance issues Includes applicatory templates, examples, and advice for executing every step of an EIM program

Entity Resolution and Information Quality

Entity Resolution and Information Quality Book
Author : John R. Talburt
Publisher : Elsevier
Release : 2011-01-14
ISBN : 9780123819734
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Entity Resolution and Information Quality presents topics and definitions, and clarifies confusing terminologies regarding entity resolution and information quality. It takes a very wide view of IQ, including its six-domain framework and the skills formed by the International Association for Information and Data Quality {IAIDQ). The book includes chapters that cover the principles of entity resolution and the principles of Information Quality, in addition to their concepts and terminology. It also discusses the Fellegi-Sunter theory of record linkage, the Stanford Entity Resolution Framework, and the Algebraic Model for Entity Resolution, which are the major theoretical models that support Entity Resolution. In relation to this, the book briefly discusses entity-based data integration (EBDI) and its model, which serve as an extension of the Algebraic Model for Entity Resolution. There is also an explanation of how the three commercial ER systems operate and a description of the non-commercial open-source system known as OYSTER. The book concludes by discussing trends in entity resolution research and practice. Students taking IT courses and IT professionals will find this book invaluable. First authoritative reference explaining entity resolution and how to use it effectively Provides practical system design advice to help you get a competitive advantage Includes a companion site with synthetic customer data for applicatory exercises, and access to a Java-based Entity Resolution program.

MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT AND DATA GOVERNANCE 2 E

MASTER DATA MANAGEMENT AND DATA GOVERNANCE  2 E Book
Author : Alex Berson,Larry Dubov
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release : 2010-12-06
ISBN : 0071744592
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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The latest techniques for building a customer-focused enterprise environment "The authors have appreciated that MDM is a complex multidimensional area, and have set out to cover each of these dimensions in sufficient detail to provide adequate practical guidance to anyone implementing MDM. While this necessarily makes the book rather long, it means that the authors achieve a comprehensive treatment of MDM that is lacking in previous works." -- Malcolm Chisholm, Ph.D., President, AskGet.com Consulting, Inc. Regain control of your master data and maintain a master-entity-centric enterprise data framework using the detailed information in this authoritative guide. Master Data Management and Data Governance, Second Edition provides up-to-date coverage of the most current architecture and technology views and system development and management methods. Discover how to construct an MDM business case and roadmap, build accurate models, deploy data hubs, and implement layered security policies. Legacy system integration, cross-industry challenges, and regulatory compliance are also covered in this comprehensive volume. Plan and implement enterprise-scale MDM and Data Governance solutions Develop master data model Identify, match, and link master records for various domains through entity resolution Improve efficiency and maximize integration using SOA and Web services Ensure compliance with local, state, federal, and international regulations Handle security using authentication, authorization, roles, entitlements, and encryption Defend against identity theft, data compromise, spyware attack, and worm infection Synchronize components and test data quality and system performance

Data Quality

Data Quality Book
Author : Jack E. Olson
Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
Release : 2003-01-09
ISBN : 9781558608917
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Data Quality: The Accuracy Dimension is about assessing the quality of corporate data and improving its accuracy using the data profiling method. Corporate data is increasingly important as companies continue to find new ways to use it. Likewise, improving the accuracy of data in information systems is fast becoming a major goal as companies realize how much it affects their bottom line. Data profiling is a new technology that supports and enhances the accuracy of databases throughout major IT shops. Jack Olson explains data profiling and shows how it fits into the larger picture of data quality. * Provides an accessible, enjoyable introduction to the subject of data accuracy, peppered with real-world anecdotes. * Provides a framework for data profiling with a discussion of analytical tools appropriate for assessing data accuracy. * Is written by one of the original developers of data profiling technology. * Is a must-read for any data management staff, IT management staff, and CIOs of companies with data assets.

Software Measurement

Software Measurement Book
Author : Christof Ebert,Reiner Dumke
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2007-07-25
ISBN : 3540716491
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

In this comprehensive introduction to software measurement, Ebert and Dumke detail knowledge and experiences about the subject in an easily understood, hands-on presentation. The book describes software measurement in theory and practice as well as provides guidance to all relevant measurement tools and online references. In addition, it presents hands-on experience from industry leaders and provides many examples and case studies from Global 100 companies. Besides the many practical hints and checklists, readers will also appreciate the large reference list, which includes links to metrics communities where project experiences are shared.

IDB Projects

IDB Projects Book
Author : N.A
Publisher :
Release : 1997
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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A Concise Introduction to Software Engineering

A Concise Introduction to Software Engineering Book
Author : Pankaj Jalote
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2008-10-17
ISBN : 1848003021
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

An introductory course on Software Engineering remains one of the hardest subjects to teach largely because of the wide range of topics the area enc- passes. I have believed for some time that we often tend to teach too many concepts and topics in an introductory course resulting in shallow knowledge and little insight on application of these concepts. And Software Engineering is ?nally about application of concepts to e?ciently engineer good software solutions. Goals I believe that an introductory course on Software Engineering should focus on imparting to students the knowledge and skills that are needed to successfully execute a commercial project of a few person-months e?ort while employing proper practices and techniques. It is worth pointing out that a vast majority of the projects executed in the industry today fall in this scope—executed by a small team over a few months. I also believe that by carefully selecting the concepts and topics, we can, in the course of a semester, achieve this. This is the motivation of this book. The goal of this book is to introduce to the students a limited number of concepts and practices which will achieve the following two objectives: – Teach the student the skills needed to execute a smallish commercial project.

The Changing Landscapes of Business and Technology

The Changing Landscapes of Business and Technology Book
Author : Phil Simon
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release : 2011-04-22
ISBN : 1118021800
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Praise for The Next Wave of Technologies: Opportunities in Chaos "Written for executives and managers by a team of hands-on subject matter experts, the book shows how to utilize—and optimize—emerging technologies with outstanding governance, project management, enterprise architecture, systems development, and leadership." —Leon A. Kappelman, PhD, Professor of IS & Director Emeritus of the IS Research Center, College of Business, University of North Texas "This book is absolutely essential reading to any organization that recognizes that, in the future, appropriate use of technology is going to separate the successful organizations from the unsuccessful ones. Congratulations to Phil and his team of experts for providing the industry with a much needed book about technology, what works, and how it works." —Tony Fisher, CEO, DataFlux Corporation "In an age of significant information overload, where new technologies seemingly come out of nowhere, Simon's book represents a smorgasbord of everything busy executives need to know for the Information Age." —Jonathan B. Spira, CEO and Chief Analyst, Basex "With concise chapters that are easy to digest, this great book is essential for helping IT and business leaders make sense of the latest advances in technologies. It'll help you chart a course for the future. Don't leave home without it!" —Martin Moseley, CTO, Initiate Systems "The Next Wave of Technologies provides a superbly curated survey of the most important areas of progressive IT thinking. It's a valuable resource for both business and technology executives alike." —John L. Funge, founder, Pickle.com (acquired by Scripps Networks) and Clara Vista (acquired by CMGI) "Simon delivers on his promise to help the reader understand these technologies and how, or if, they should be introduced into an organization. Simon's style is appealing, educational, and will satisfy your hunger for clarity. Don't miss it!" —Danette McGilvray, President and Principal, Granite Falls Consulting, and author of Executing Data Quality Projects: Ten Steps to Quality Data and Trusted Information "The Next Wave of Technologies is required reading if you wish to avoid common mistakes and realize the full potential of new technologies—especially before your competitors do." —Jim Harris, independent consultant, speaker, writer, and Blogger-in-Chief at Obsessive-Compulsive Data Quality

CMM in Practice

CMM in Practice Book
Author : Pankaj Jalote
Publisher : Addison-Wesley Professional
Release : 2000
ISBN : 9780201616262
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Project initiation; Project planning; Project execution and termination.

Software Engineering Research and Applications

Software Engineering Research and Applications Book
Author : C.V. Ramamoorthy,Kyung Whan Lee
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release : 2004-04-30
ISBN : 3540219757
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-proceedings of the First International Conference on Software Engineering Research and Applications, SERA 2003, held in San Francisco, CA, USA in June 2003. The 23 revised full papers presented were carefully selected from 104 initial submissions during two rounds of reviewing and improvement. The papers are organized in topical sections on formal methods; component-based software engineering; software quality, requirements engineering, reengineering, and performance analysis; knowledge discovery and artificial intelligence; and database retrieval and human-computer interaction.

Marketing Research

Marketing Research Book
Author : Melvin Crask,Richard J. Fox
Publisher : Allyn & Bacon
Release : 1995
ISBN :
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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Book Description :

Manual para la investigación del marketing destinado a estudiantes de iniciación con la finalidad de insertarlos en la asignatura y en la comprensión de los principales conceptos. Se incluyen dos caso prácticos por cada capítulo.

Project Management

Project Management Book
Author : Kimmons
Publisher : CRC Press
Release : 1989-06-28
ISBN : 9780824776763
Language : En, Es, Fr & De

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"Highlighting the practical side of real-life project execution, this massive reference stresses project management as an independent profession--detailing the varied applications where project management is used and examining the numerous and diverse project management responsibilities and tools. "