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Data Quality Makes the Best Neighbor

So this week’s #dataqualityblunder is brought to you by the insurance industry and demonstrates that data quality issues can manifest
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Data Quality and Gender Bending

We have all heard the story about the man who was sent a mailing for an expectant mother. Obviously this
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Taking a Look at Data Quality Services in SQL Server 2012

As part of our ongoing research and development, I’ve been looking at the new Data Quality Services functionality that’s available
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When Data Quality Goes Wrong…

When Data Quality Goes Wrong… Whether you are a data steward or not, we’ve all experienced the unfortunate consequences of
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Keep your SQL Server data clean – efficiently!

Working with very large datasets (for example when identifying duplicate records using matching software) frequently can throw up performance problems
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Phonetic Matching Matters!

by Steve Tootill (Tootle, Toothill, Tutil, Tootil, Tootal) In a recent blog entry, Any Advance on Soundex?, I promised to
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Where Is Your Bad Data Coming From?

As Kimball documents in The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit (available in all good book stores), there are five concepts that
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Data Quality and the Spill Chucker

One of my favorite software tools is the spell checker, due to its entertainment value. Colloquially known as the spill
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Assessing Your Data Quality Needs

So you have data quality issues. Who doesn’t? Should you embark on a data quality project? Maybe but what are
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helpIT Systems is Driving Data Quality

For most of us around the US, the Department of Motor Vehicles is a dreaded place, bringing with it a
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