Tag Archives: data quality

Generating Our Own Bad Data

I’ve worked in a few different industries and for a number of companies throughout my life. In almost every position, employees were given goals to improve the performance of the company. Often these were revenue-related goals that were supposed to … Continue reading

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A Nice Refund

This editorial was originally published on Sept 12, 2006. How’d you like to be the DBA for a system thatmistakenly gives out $318 million? It probably wasn’t the database, but more likely the code for some application that caused this … Continue reading

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Data Quality

Today we have an editorial reprinted from Dec 12, 2005 as Steve is on vacation. My wife and I were out looking at new houses this past weekend and I was amazed at the data quality issues that we found … Continue reading

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