Chapter 6

DQAF Measurement Types

Purpose

This chapter describes the DQAF as it was originally formulated and provides a high-level description of the DQAF’s measurement types. They are categorized in terms of objects of measurement, the measurement and control activities associated with data flow from a source to a target system, and the data quality dimensions of completeness, timeliness, validity, consistency, and integrity. The chapter includes diagrams of several basic processes that show what a comprehensive data quality measurement system might look like. We ultimately combined and compressed the initial set to the 48 types summarized at the end of this chapter and discussed in depth in Section Six. Walking through the process of formulation ...

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