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Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

Data usage is evolving, but so are data quality tools and users

Over the past few years, we at Experian have seen a big shift in data usage. Businesses are learning how to truly unlock the power of data to better serve their clients.

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Take a 'big' look at the quality of your data

We are living in a world where data collection is growing exponentially, where organisations of all shapes and sizes are starting to recognise the strategic importance of data assets and not treating them as simply a by-product of business operations. Whether it is transactional information, customer behaviour patterns, logistics data, financial performance or any other form of data asset, businesses are starting to find it difficult to understand and manage data, big or small. 

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What makes a CDO?

A look into the make-up of a CDO. At the broadest level, a CDO is focussed on using data to drive value across their business. So, let’s dive into what that means for the skills, background and responsibilities required, as they’re not what you may initially imagine

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Experian Data Quality named as ‘Strong Performer’ in The Forrester Wave™: Data Quality Solutions

Experian Data Quality has just been named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Data Quality Solutions, Q4 2015. In this blog, Boris Huard looks at some of our key strengths recognised by Forrester in the report and why Experian Data Quality is ideally placed to support organisations looking to drive business change through digital empowerment.

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Our new research report charts the rise of the CDO

Boris announces the official launch of the second phase in our Chief Data Officer research which explores insights from over 40 CDOs and senior business executives. He reveals his own perspectives on the research as well as key findings on the CDO role itself, drawn from the views of participants on what it's like to own and manage data whilst driving value from it.

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Experian Data Quality named as a ‘Challenger’ in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

Experian Data Quality is positioned for the second time in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools. The report evaluates an organisation's complete suite of data quality products, completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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Accelerating your data quality

Our recent roundtable focussed on how data governance can help accelerate your data quality initiatives. Nic, our Data Quality Director, shares his key takeaways from this extremely popular event in our roundtable series.

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A look ahead to our latest C-level research – ‘The Rise of the Data Force’

With Gartner forecasting further acceleration of the Chief Data Officer role, we look ahead to phase two of our research programme which gives the perspective of CDOs and senior business executives on the front line experiences of this new 'data force'. We'll preview four key themes ahead of the full report launch in September.

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The Big Data Revolution

At this point you have probably heard about big data a million times. It's a bit of a meme and a marketing term, it won’t probably predict wars before they happen, I personally doubt that it will cure cancer, and I’m not sure if Netflix really needed big data to create their hit House of Cards. Although I have to admit. Kevin Spacey was pretty good.

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