Monthly Archives: October 2018

Expert Opinion 06 - 11 features to look for in a data quality management tool

Expert Opinion 06: 11 features to look for in a data quality management tool

It’s crazy to think, but 90 percent of the World’s data has been generated in the last two years alone. And, with the current rate of 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being produced each day, it is unsurprising that the issue of data quality has become a prevalent one which businesses can no longer ignore. This has subsequently led to an unprecedented increase in demand for data quality tools with ever-evolving capabilities.   In the early days of data warehousing,

Expert Opinion 05 - A spotlight on GDPR - Is your data centre compliant?

Expert Opinion 05: A spotlight on GDPR – Is your data centre compliant?

The GDPR came into effect in May of 2018, covering the United Kingdom and Europe with the world’s most stringent data protection regulation. The enforcement of GDPR comes in response to a series of high profile misuses of private data by global companies. Consumers need more autonomy over the huge data sets of their private information that businesses store and manage worldwide, and the GDPR is a step forward for consumer rights. Control is your greatest asset Data leaks are rife in

Expert Opinion 04 - 10 common risks that threaten your data quality strategy

Expert Opinion 04: Ten common risks that threaten your data quality strategy

Data quality is essential to leveraging more value from your business’ data assets. Data analysts, managers and board members alike, must know and understand the quality of the data they are using to make decisions and to set direction for their organisations if they are to make the best strategic decisions. Today, data is created and collected by every type of device used in businesses and homes. Data analytics has become a common term. Expectations for quality data continue to grow at an