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Information Quality - definitions

Information quality : (1) Consistently meeting all knowledge worker and end-customer expectations in all quality characteristics of the information products and services required to accomplish the enterprise mission (internal knowledge worker) or personal objectives (end customer). (2) The degree to which information consistently meets the requirements and expectations of all knowledge workers who require it to perform their processes.

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Source: Larry English, External, 29-Jan-2009 11:14

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Information quality - The quality measure of "fitness for purpose" is inadequate. Information must be fit for all purposes, even future uses not currently envisioned.

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Source: Larry English, "Improving data warehouse and Business Information Quality", 1999, p. 151

Information Quality : the fitness for use of information; information that meets the requirements of its authors, users, and administrators. 

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Source: Martin Eppler, External, 29-Jan-2009 11:14

Information Quality - The degree to which data are transformed into information to resolve uncertainty or meet a need.

Source: Public Schools of North Carolina, 24 April 2010 09:54:00, External

Information Quality - The terms "information quality" and "data quality" are often used synonymously. However, "information" and "data" from an academic perspective are different, as information is seen as using data in a given context. From a philosophic angle, data and information are the lowest levels in a hierarchy where knowledge and wisdom are the highest levels (the DIKW hierarchy). Master Data Management_ solutions help organizations in raising the information quality maturity.

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Stibo Systems, 21 May 2011 08:01:41, External 

Data Quality - Data Quality_ is the reliability and effectiveness of data particularly in a data warehouse

Source:, 26 August 2009 11:46:25 

Data Quality - Data Quality_, in its most fundamental definition, is a metric by which the value of your data to your enterprise can be measured. Data Quality_, though, is also an actionable philosophy, as Data Quality_ can be manipulated up or down, whereby it increases or decreases the value of the data upon which it acts accordingly.

Data for Development Inc., 26 August 2009 11:46:56

Data Quality] - An assessment of the completeness, currency, logical consistency and accuracy of data for a particular purpose, 26 August 2009 11:47:28

Data Quality - Data are of high quality "if they are fit for their intended uses in operations, decision making and planning."

J.M. Juran, 26 August 2009 11:48:01

Data Quality - the data are deemed of high quality if they correctly represent the real-world construct to which they refer

Wikipedia, 26 August 2009 11:48:28

Data Quality] - The state of completeness, validity, consistency, timeliness and accuracy that makes data appropriate for a specific use

Government of British Columbia, 26 August 2009 11:48:58

Data Quality - The totality of features and characteristics of data that bears on their ability to satisfy a given purpose; the sum of the degrees of excellence for factors related to data

Glossary of Quality Assurance Terms,, 26 August 2009 11:49:56

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