Chapter 9 Data Requirements Analysis

Chapter outline

  • 9.1 Business Uses of Information and Business Analytics 148
  • 9.2 Business Drivers and Data Dependencies 151
  • 9.3 What Is Data Requirements Analysis? 152
  • 9.4 The Data Requirements Analysis Process 154
  • 9.5 Defining Data Quality Rules 160
  • 9.6 Summary 164

It would be a disservice to discuss organizational data quality management without considering ways of identifying, clarifying, and documenting the collected data requirements from across the application landscape. This need is compounded as there is increased data centralization (such as master data management, discussed in chapter 19), governance (discussed in chapter 7), and growing organizational data reuse.

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