DATA QUALITY MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE PRODUCT DIRECTORY
s more business analysts recognize the relationship between high-quality data and the success of the business, there is a growing inter-est in integrating data quality management within the organization.And while the lion’s share of the effort involves putting good datamanagement practices in place and establishing data governance,there will always be a requirement for technology to supportdata quality maturity.That being said, until relatively recently, most people equated the phrases “dataquality” and “data cleansing” with the expectation that data quality tools wereintended only to help identify data errors and then correct those errors. In reality,there are many techniques applied within the context of a data quality managementprogram, with different types of tools used to support those techniques.Data quality management incorporates a “virtuous cycle,” shown inF
1,essentially consisting of two phases: analysis and assessment, followed by monitor-ing and improvement.
M O N I T O R I N G / I M P R O V E M E N T D A T A A N A L Y S I S / A S S E S S M E N T
Monitor results ofimprovement methodsagainst targetsData cleansingandenhancementImplementqualityimprovementmethods andprocessesDesign qualityimprovement processesand set performancetargetsDefinebusiness-related dataquality rules
Identify andmeasure howpoor dataqualityimpedesbusinessobjectives