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May 03, 2018
Self-service BI vendor Qlik is beginning to add a promised set of advanced functionality to its Qlik Sense software, but the features will be delivered in stages.
April 30, 2018
Tableau users who previously had to rely on software from other vendors to prepare data now have a new option: Tableau Prep, the BI vendor's own data preparation tool.
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.
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Data quality issues cost companies significant amounts of money in lost revenue and added expenses, and their impact will only get bigger when the EU starts enforcing its GDPR law. 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
Data profiling is a key part of data quality efforts. Here's a simple formula for calculating the amount of time needed to profile a data set. Continue Reading