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Hitting the Data Quality home run!

In baseball, a home run (abbreviated HR, also “homer”, “dinger”, “bomb”, or “four-bagger”) is scored when the ball is hit in such a way that the batter is able to circle the bases and reach home safely in one play without any errors being committed by the defensive team in the process For a data…

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10 best practices for master data management

A recent post on Information Management makes the point that master data management should not be run as an IT project. From an IT perspective, master data management is most typically treated as a data integration problem. The focus is often on how master data can be consolidated and synchronised across various operatioanl systems. In…

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On Christmas traditions and data quality

Merry Christmas – to all that follow this tradition. South Africa is a largely Protestant country. For most of us, Christmas means waking up early to open presents that may have been stacked under a traditional Christmas tree. This may be followed by a visit to church, for those that are religious,or simply turn in…