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Data profiling tools and techniques News
October 05, 2017
At the Strata conference in New York, IT managers detailed steps they're taking to improve data quality in their big data environments in order to help ensure analytics accuracy.
January 29, 2016
Data governance managers who spoke during an online conference said that tracking business-oriented metrics on data quality improvement is a key to success in governance efforts.
November 17, 2014
In this BizApps Today video report, editors Joe Hebert, David Essex and Don Fluckinger discuss new products and inside stories from recent HR Tech, Workday and CHIME events.
February 28, 2014
In an interview, author and data quality architect Laura Sebastian-Coleman discusses steps organizations should take to improve data quality levels.
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High-quality data is a must for analytics applications. That's driving more demand for data quality tools, but quality initiatives are still maturing in many companies. Continue Reading
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To help make big data analytics applications more effective, IT teams need to augment conventional data quality processes with measures aimed at improving the usability of data. Continue Reading
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Flooding a Hadoop cluster with data that isn't organized and managed properly can stymie analytics efforts. Take these steps to help make your data lake accessible and usable. Continue Reading
Real-time big data analytics calls for changes in the way data systems are built. Some of the pressing challenges are discussed in this edition of the Talking Data podcast. Continue Reading
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