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Aug 22, 2005

5 steps to data Nirvana

Starting with a comment from Gartner that “More than 25% of critical data in Fortune 1,000 databases is inaccurate or incomplete”, a thought-provoking piece in Baseline magazine suggests five steps improve your data accuracy: (1) Acknowledge the problem; (2) Determine the extent of the problem; (3) Establish the costs of getting it right (and wrong); (4) Use available tools; and (5) Put somebody in charge.
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