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  • Data quality guide

    Here you'll find articles, white papers, advice and resources to help you better manage and leverage your company's data. From an introduction to data quality-related terms to understanding the innovations in tools and technology, this is your best ... Continue Reading

  • HP e3000

    The HP e3000 is a line of midrange business servers that carries on the well-known series of 3000 computers from Hewlett-Packard (HP). Continue Reading

  • Master data management learning guide

    Welcome to's learning guide on master data management. Here you'll find articles, white papers, advice and resources to help you better administer a business-wide "system of record" to ensure consistency and improve ... Continue Reading

  • customer data integration (CDI)

    Customer data integration (CDI) is the process of consolidating and managing customer information from all available sources, including contact details, customer valuation data, and information gathered through interactions such as direct marketing. Continue Reading

  • data quality

    In computing, data quality is the reliability and application efficiency of data, particularly when kept in a data warehouse. Data quality assurance (DQA) is the process of verifying the reliability and efficiency of data. Continue Reading

  • privacy

    On the Internet, privacy, a major concern of users, can be divided into these concerns: What personal information can be shared with whom Whether messages can be exchanged without anyone else seeing them Whether and how one can send messages ...Continue Reading

  • RFM analysis (recency, frequency, monetary)

    RFM (recency, frequency, monetary) analysis is a marketing technique used to determine which customers are the best ones by examining how often a customer buys (recency), how long it's been since their last purchase (frequency), and...Continue Reading

  • tree structure

    A tree structure is an algorithm for placing and locating files (called records or keys) in a database. The algorithm finds data by repeatedly making choices at decision points called nodes. A node can have as few as two branches (also called ...Continue Reading

  • fixed data (permanent data, reference data, archival data, or fixed-content data)

    Fixed data (sometimes referred to as permanent data) is data that is not, under normal circumstances, subject to change. Any type of historical record is fixed data. For example, meteorological details for a given location on a specific day in the ...Continue Reading

  • extract, transform, load (ETL)

    In managing databases, extract, transform, load (ETL) refers to three separate functions combined into a single programming tool.Continue Reading

  • DB2 Learning Guide

    Lotus Domino 7 introduces the ability to use IBM's DB2 relational database as an alternative storage mechanism for Domino data. However, IBM recently announced that it is looking for more feedback from customers, and that support for the Domino DB2 ...Continue Reading

  • Learning guide: HIPAA

    HIPAA deadlines come and go, but compliance is forever. Whether you've met all the deadlines or you've fallen severely behind, this HIPAA tutorial is full of news articles, analysis reports, expert advice, white papers and case studies that will ...Continue Reading

  • Learning guide: SQL Server security

    SQL Server is a popular target to Internet hackers. Make sure SQL Server is locked down from the get-go and continually hardened to prevent attacks.Continue Reading