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Archive | April, 2011

The Pitfalls of Data Re-Use

The reuse, though seemingly an eminently sensible practice, is fraught with danger. The only data that is truly safe to re-use is genuinely raw data. All other data should carry a health warning.

Read on on to find out what these dangers are and how to avoid them.

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Name That Place

There is one aspect of Data Management and Data Quality that causes the greatest proliferation of duplicates across the globe, is the confusion that exists regarding the Unique Identifiers (UIDs) of data entities. I previously addressed UIDs in the posts such as One Version of the Truth. and The Power of QUACKs and UIDs However, last week […]

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