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Monthly Archives: February 2013

Horse meat scandal sheds light on importance of data quality in supply chains

The horse meat food scandal is providing an important opportunity for data management teams to address something that might have been brushed under the rug in the past - the data quality supply chain.

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Canada's health information system shows high data quality 

For the past 15 years, Canada's healthcare sector has been using the Resident Assessment Instrument, and during the transition period, the Canadian Institute for Health Information has served as a data repository.

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Big data is a mentality

Although big data is quickly becoming an IT priority across the private sector, there continues to be a number of misconceptions surrounding the movement.

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Talent Analytics demands good data quality

While it was previously deemed good enough for human resources professionals to read through resumes and select the most qualified candidates, the rise of big data is causing some to question to reliability of individuals' gut instincts.

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Poor data quality puts companies at risk

If companies don't have good data quality, their big data investments may not generate the insights they expect.

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Banks adopting new IT strategies to stay relevant

The financial sector is experiencing the same technological disruptions as the rest of the world, forcing decision-makers to react and implement new tools to stay relevant.

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Emphasizing big data quality, not quantity

Mobility, social media and other technologies that support information aggregation are fueling the big data phenomenon, forcing decision-makers to develop a plan associated with capturing, analyzing and using digital resources to their advantage.

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