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The pervasiveness of data in our daily lives

Last week, our data management education partner, eLearningCurve published a post on Career Growth in a Data-Driven Economy. The article, by professional resume writer, Jennifer Hay, focused on the need for data management experience and skills¬† to feature in your curriculum vitae as business is becoming increasingly driven by data. What was unusual was that…

new years resolutions

What are your New Year’s data resolutions?

Well, 2016 has arrived. In South African many of us are still on holiday. Have you made any resolutions for better managing your data this year? Maybe its time to finally define policies and rules for your CRM data – how else will you stop the customer data degradation that so annoys your sales management?…

thank you

Data Quality – Year in Review

The Data Quality matters blog has achieved a milestone this year with over 1000 followers – The majority of you are from the English speaking world – the USA, South Africa, the UK, canada and Australia – but we also have readers from many other countries.¬† India, Germany, Denmark, Russia, Mozambique, Brazil and many more.…

No Exit

The biggest problem with communication

After the silent alarm is activated at the local bank, the Police Chief sends in the SWAT team. “Block all the exits,” he commands. Two hours later, he receives a call from the SWAT leader. “The robbers have escaped!” “I told you to block all the exits,” exclaimed the angry Chief. “We did,” responded the…