When I begin to invest my time reading a professional text, I wonder to what degree I can trust the material. I question whether it will be relevant for my challenge. And I hope that the author or authors have applied expertise that makes the pages in front of me worthy of my personal commitment. In a short number of short paragraphs I will address these questions, and describe how this book can best be leveraged.
I am a practicing data management executive, and I had the honor and privilege of leading the author and the contributors to this book through a very large-scale, extremely successful global data quality program design, implementation, and operation for one of the world's great financial services companies. The progressive topics of this book have been born from a powerful combination of academic/intellectual expertise and learning from applied business experience.
I have since moved from financial services to healthcare and am currently responsible for building an enterprise-wide data management program and capability for a global industry leader. I am benefiting greatly from the application of the techniques outlined in this book to positively affect the reliability, usability, accessibility, and relevance for my company's most important enterprise data assets. The foundation for this journey must be formed around a robust and appropriately pervasive data quality program.
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