Data Quality Demands a Team Approach

Posted February 4, 2016 By Ann All     FeedbackShould business users be accountable for data quality? Research shows a disconnect between IT organizations and business users in answering this question. With data becoming increasingly central to business strategies, data quality management has never been more important. So it is a little disheartening to see that just 40 percent of companies surveyed by 451 Research were very confident in their organization’s data quality or its data quality management practices. In fact the research, sponsored by Blazent, found a complete lack of data quality management practices for a surprising 8.5 percent of respondents. IT departments are primarily accountable for data quality at most of the surveyed companies, the research revealed. Cross-functional teams and other employees are largely not held responsible. This…


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