Getting Started with a Data Quality Initiative

One of the most stressful points of a data quality initiative for those involved is the immediate few weeks following the approval of the business case. The approval is the starting gun for the delivery of the first set of data quality rules. There will be a clear commitment to a deadline – and meeting the deadline will be essential to keeping within the agreed budget.

Every week of delay will lead to a significant additional cost and the risk of having to go back to the approval group to request more budget.

This chapter outlines everything that will be on the agenda in those first few weeks and gives some guidance on how to keep all the “plates spinning.” It will help you to identify the various ...

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