Data Quality

Rules Suggestion – What is it and how can it help in the pursuit of improving data quality?  

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Written by Daniel Browne, Machine Learning Engineer Defining data quality rules and collection of rules for data quality projects is often a manual time-consuming process. It often involves a subject matter expert reviewing data sources and designing quality rules to ensure the data complies with integrity, accuracy and / or regulatory standards. As data sources …

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Data Health: Why does it matter? | Luca Rovesti

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Introduction  Getting into shape is a big focus of summer advertising campaigns, where we’re all encouraged to eat, drink and do the right things to keep our bodies and minds on top form. You’ll be relieved to read that at Datactics we’re far more concerned about the health of your data, so open that packet of cookies, pour yourself …

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Easy Integration, Quick Results and Empowering Data People are Top 3 Priorities To Reduce Bad Data Risk

Easy Integration, quick results and empowering data people

Making the right judgement calls on data strategy is something that all data leaders have to face. Whether it’s at investment banks in Europe, information vendors in the USA or wealth managers in the UK, we know how important it is to reduce the risk of bad data across the organisation. In this blog we …

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How You’ll Know You Still Have a Data Quality Problem

The dashboards might be (mostly) green, the regulatory reports are being filed ok, but you’re looking around you and you’ve got a nagging feeling all is still not well with your data. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. In this blog we’ve taken a look at some of the most influential factors that indicate you’ve got …

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DMI: How to establish data quality and data governance for analytics | 22/04

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Data quality has been a perennial problem for financial institutions for many years, but this needs to change as firms become increasingly reliant on accurate analytics to deliver business opportunity and competitive advantage. New approaches to data quality can help firms up their game and significantly improve their analytics capability. Adding the processes, controls and …

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How To Reduce Your Time Spent On Data Quality Down From Three Weeks To Three Hours

How many times have you come up against the block of “that’s just how long things take here”? As soon as a firm grows to a size where it needs enterprise IT architecture, changes – understandably – need to have greater scrutiny, and that takes time. Time, however, is a double-edged sword. If a change …

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Three Unexpected Benefits Of Cleaning Your Data

“I just can’t rely on the data being good enough”… it’s so often the cry of the frustrated business user. Nobody is doubting the ambitions of business teams when it comes to doing more with their data, but being hampered by duplication, inconsistencies and gaps really takes the wind out of their sails. Is it …

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Data Quality, Didn’t We Do That Already?

Many data management professionals have some form of tooling or platform to support their business initiatives but often find it hard to get buy-in for why they still need to invest time and resources in this area. In a recent post by data management blogger Henrik Liliendahl on the passing of Larry English, he refers …

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2020 Win Makes It Two In A Row For Datactics Self-Service Data Quality 

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Data quality and matching specialists add top title from A-Team Data Management Insight to recent major client wins and close out 2020 on a high New York, Amsterdam, London, Belfast, December 4th 2020 Datactics has won the Data Quality Analysis Tool award from A-Team Group for the second year running, closing out a successful 2020 …

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Two new apprentices have joined our team and we are gearing up for FinTech Festival! – Datactics weekly round-up

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Welcoming our two new apprentices We kicked off the week by announcing the exciting news that two new apprentices from the Belfast Met have joined our DevOps team. The firm has now grown by 25% since March 2020 and approaching 130% over the past two years, in response to rapidly growing customer demand.  The new recruits, Natalia Walsh and Victoria Wallace, will balance their four days …

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Data will power the next phase of the economy: DMS USA lookback – Part 1

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Last September, Kieran Seaward, our Head of Sales, delivered a keynote at the virtual DMS USA on a data powered economy. In his keynote he unpacked: The impact of COVID on shifting business priorities, focussing on how existing data management processes and data architectures have changed – as well as problems encountered along the way  …

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EDM Talks: Lifting the lid on the problems that Datactics solves

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Recently we partnered with the EDM Council on a video that investigates the application of AI to data quality and matching. In this EDM Talk, we lift the lid on how our AI team is developing solutions to help our clients, especially in the area of entity matching and resolution. This plays an important role in on-boarding, KYC and obtaining a single …

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Introducing SSDQ: Centralise and standardise data quality processes without programming or coding

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What does the self-service data quality (SSDQ) platform do?   It empowers data owners and SMEs to measure and maintain data quality themselves in line with governance policies.  SSDQ is already adding value at multiple investment and retail banks, wealth managers, and data vendors helping them to:  Achieve end-to-end holistic data quality management   Measure data against industry-standard dimensions and regulations   Empower data stewards / …

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Biggest Data Quality or Matching Challenge? Here are the answers!

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At the recent A-Team Data Management Summit we held a giveaway competition for the chance to win an independent bookstore voucher – £100 to Daunt Books in London, or $100 to Strand Book store in NYC. We asked data management professionals attending the event to give their biggest data quality or matching challenge. Below you can find a summary of …

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Part 4: Making The Data Governance Model deliver real-world results

Making the data governance model deliver real world results

A few years ago, Heineken broadcast a classic Elephant-in-the-room advert where various groups of utility construction workers all agree to carry out their work at the same time, to “save digging up the road again and causing the public more inconvenience.” It’s probably the dream of every road-weary traveller encountering another set of roadworks on …

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Part 2: Self-service data improvement is the route to better data quality

The route to better data quality – It’s easy to say that planning a journey has been made far simpler since the introduction of live traffic information to navigation apps. You can now either get there faster, or at the very least phone ahead to explain how long you’ll be delayed. It’s just as easy …

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