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Description - Improving Data Warehouse and Business Information Quality by Larry P. English

A comprehensive guide to quality improvement from the leading expert in information and data warehouse quality. Each year, companies lose millions as a result of inaccurate and missing data in their operational databases. This in turn corrupts data warehouses, causing them to fail. With information quality improvement and control systems, like the ones described in this book, your company can reduce costs and increase profits from quality information assets. Written by an internationally recognized expert in information quality improvement, Improving Data Warehouse and Business Information Quality arms you with a comprehensive set of tools and techniques for ensuring data quality both in source databases and the data warehouse. With the help of best-practices case studies, Larry English fills you in on: How and when to measure information quality. How to measure the business costs of poor quality information. How to select the right information quality tools for your environment. How to reengineer and cleanse data to improve the information product before it reaches your data warehouse. How to improve the information creation processes at the source. How to build quality controls into data warehouse processes. AUTHORBIO: Larry P. English is the leading international expert in the field of information and data warehouse quality. He is a columnist for Data Management Review and a featured speaker at numerous Data Warehousing Conferences. Larry chairs Information Quality Conferences held around the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780471253839
ISBN-10: 0471253839
Format: Paperback
(233mm x 195mm x 28mm)
Pages: 544
Imprint: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 25-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Larry P. English

LARRY P. ENGLISH is the leading international expert in the field of information and data warehouse quality. He has provided consulting and educational services in at least 20 countries and on 4 continents. DAMA awarded him the 1998 "Individual Achievement Award" for his contributions to the field of information and resource management. He writes the "Plain English on Data Quality" column for Data Management Review and is a featured speaker at numerous data warehousing conferences. Larry chairs information quality conferences held around the world.