Data Credibility: A Key Data Quality Dimension in the Big Data Era

Recently, there’s been a great deal of discussion within the information management industry about data quality. This discussion has gone beyond simply talking about what data quality means, to cover the potential consequences of poor data quality in operational and analytical environments.

There are many dimensions to data quality. One of the most frequently discussed dimensions is data credibility. First of all, what exactly is data credibility?

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Prashanta Chandramohan shares his view on #data #credibilty

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Leadership Ethics: It Doesn’t Depend

Imagine recent outcomes at GM, and Toyota before it, if some frontline engineer – or even assembly line worker – used the company Intranet to say “Hey, CEO, there’s a fundamental design problem with (fill in the blank),” …and the CEO stopped production while the glitch was fixed, even if that meant months of stalled production.

 

Ethics today save you money tomorrow. But that’s not all. Ethics todaymakes you more money, every day of the year, for generations.

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Ted Coine: #Leadership #ethics

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Here’s why the Internet of things just became very interesting

xperts are heralding the Internet of Things (IoT) computing phase as the next industrial revolution, estimating 50 billion connected devices and IoT solutions reaching $7.1 trillion by 2020.

While we won’t refute these arguments, a focus on shareholder positioning will help us better understand where we are in the IoT cycle and how positioning IoT into a company’s story just became that much more pressing.

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Michael Stiller about why #IoT will extend.

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Don’t Leave Out the Most Important Part of Leadership

You don’t have to be a psychologist to detect when someone is being disingenuous with you. We all have a built in fake-o-meter, but somehow never realize when we’re setting it off to those around us. Managers can often times be the worst offenders. They can get so caught up in hitting the numbers and driving productivity, that they completely lose sight of the real human relationships at work, and how they themselves are perceived.

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Melissa Dawn: The most important part of #leadership: the heart.

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How to find — and hire — data scientists

Data might just be the new driver of business success.

Airbnb uses data to match lodging and travelers. Netflix uses data to personalize your entertainment. Amazon uses data to sell you more stuff. And Google uses data to drive better search, advertising, email, and social.

But data doesn’t reveal its secrets easily — or cheaply. Hence the exploding role of data scientist, which has grown from practically nothing to a major hiring focus, with stunning growth over the last three years at job site Indeed.com of thousands of percent. And the cost of hiring a data scientist, which is up to $150,000/year.

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John Koetsier #BigData #DataScience and #scientist: were to find them?

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Chip and PIN security no panacea against payment card fraud

Chip and PIN security technology will make payment card fraud harder and could prevent skimming but its not perfect and does not solve the burgeoning problem of online cardnotpresent fraud

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With the massive credit card data breaches at Target Corp. and other retailers in the past year, the Europay-Mastercard-Visa (EMV) standard — the technological underpinnings of the Chip and PIN movement — has gained new momentum in the U.S., the most significant holdout nation in adoption of the technology. Starting in October 2015, both Visa and Mastercard plan to shift liability from merchants for fraudulent point-of-sale transactions if the retailers have not deployed the latest readers.

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