Everyone agrees that implementing data governance can be challenging, but not all parts of the process are as difficult as others. Designing a simple data governance framework to help your organisation proactively manage the quality of its data is not too hard to do. The problem most people face is getting their stakeholders to "buy in" to their data governance framework.
Open Data is growing in importance as commercial organisations see value in this data for their own purposes. However, with budgets under ever increasing strain, high quality Open Data has become harder to produce. During our recent study with the Open Data Institute, we identified the 3 key obstacles to creating high quality Open Data.
With 2017 underway, we decided to have a look back at what data subjects proved most popular with you during 2016. Below are our 5 most popular articles from last year covering data migrations – hurdles to avoid and approaches to consider; measuring data quality and the 6 key dimensions for assessment; data governance responsibilities for data quality success and of course GDPR, perhaps one of the most talked about data subjects of 2016. See if you missed any of the key talking points.
Explore the key data management priorities and challenges faced by marketers from Experian’s 2016 Digital marketers report. Including achieving a Single Customer View and greater quality of data.
Most free tools will only profile and analyse a sample of your data – but not ours. Profiling 25,000 records of 1 million will not identify all data issues, you need to profile all 1 million.
“Why is my new home not on ‘Grocery Website X’? I can’t get my shopping delivered!”
“Why do I keep getting the water bill for the flat downstairs?” (Or on the flip side, “Why am I not getting any water bills?”)
To solve these problems, Royal Mail offer two additional datasets that enhance the Postcode Address File - PAF®
Location and address are really important for so many different tasks that we sometimes take it for granted. In fact, we only really think about it when it goes wrong... and when it comes to address data, a small mistake can have a big impact
In this digital age you could be forgiven for thinking that postal addresses are soon to be a thing of the past, replaced by digital communications that are accessible to us 24/7. This is not the case, in fact having recently met with what3words, pioneers of an innovative new universal addressing system, I’m even more convinced than ever.
In this post, Dylan Jones (editor of Data Quality Pro/Data Migration Pro), shares more insights from the recent Data Migration Roundtable workshop where he was our guest speaker. You can read the previous article here: The continued need for impact assessment in data migration.
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