Chapter 14

Conclusions and Outlook

This book provides the tools for organizations to investigate and understand how poor data and information quality adversely impacts the achievement of business goals, and shows how to improve the quality of data and information assets to maximize their business value.

We started our work on TIRM in 2009, before Big Data became the huge thing it is now. Many industrial practitioners who we collaborated with approached us at that time with a similar problem: “We know that our business success depends so much on data quality, but we have such a depth of data that we don’t know where to start! How can we find out where to focus our data quality improvement efforts to create the biggest value for our business?” ...

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