Whether mandated by regulatory considerations, driven by executive dashboards, or meant to enable personalized targeting of marketing messages to consumers, the rapidly increasing reliance on analytics has made Data Quality a higher priority than ever before. In turn, this new status has reshaped the very meaning of Data Quality. There was a time when Data Quality really meant one thing: a simple, binary assessment of the accuracy of data. That was the beginning and end of the Data Quality discussion. Today, however, the questions have grown more complex.
From “Is my data correct?” to “What does my data actually mean?,” the questions surrounding Data Quality are undergoing a rapid transformation. This change has been driven by four major factors:
Continue reading 4 Factors Driving Data Quality Transformation
This past Sunday, the Knowledgent Riding Club, a group of cycling enthusiasts that include Knowledgent employees, their families, and clients, took part in Century for the Cure, a charity bike ride to benefit cancer research at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
Participating in the Century for the Cure was very inspirational. I rode 62 miles with Shail Jain, our CEO, and our team captain Nathan Lynn did a great job keeping the team motivated and challenging us to raise funds for such a great cause. Many family members and friends joined us. Continue reading Bikes, Barbecue, and Bagpipes at the Century for the Cure Ride
Data Quality Management, or DQM, is an important component of data management. However, many Data Owners and Data Stewards stumble when it comes to implementing DQM successfully. Should you profile data or define data quality first? What can you use to report data quality metrics? What should you do if data quality issues arise when you’re trying to make improvements based on your initial assessment?
Continue reading Infographic: Critical Steps to Successful Data Quality Management
“How can clients trust us with their money when we can’t even get their name right?” With statements like this, the business stakeholders at our client, a major financial services organization, expressed their frustration with the lack of consistency, accuracy, and completeness of their data.
Continue reading Case Study: How a Financial Services Organization Operationalized DQM to Support Data Governance
The Data Lake, a next-generation data storage and management solution, was developed to meet the ever-evolving needs of increasingly savvy users. However, building a successful Data Lake is often a cause for concern among business and IT users alike. Why do you need a Data Lake? What does the architecture look like? What elements are necessary? Continue reading White Paper: How to Design a Successful Data Lake
How can you maximize ROI when you are trying to migrate your commercial sales platform to a new vendor? One of our pharmaceutical clients was recently grappling with this challenge, and we stepped in to help. In this video case study, Joe Theodore, who was Program Manager for this project, recounts how the Knowledgent team helped to reinvigorate this client’s commercial sales platform.
Continue reading Video Case Study: How a Global Pharmaceutical Company Gained Game-Changing Datasets and Analytic Tools
Last week, our Knowledgent Cares team participated in the 2014 Komen Greater New York City Race for the Cure. On a beautiful Sunday morning, our team joined breast cancer survivors, their families, and other volunteers to raise awareness and funding for breast cancer research.
Continue reading Recap: Knowledgent Cares at Komen Greater NYC Race for the Cure
The Knowledgent Riding Club, a group of cycling enthusiasts that include Knowledgent employees, their families, and clients, recently signed up to take part in Century for the Cure, a charity bike ride to benefit cancer research at the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. The Century for the Cure ride will take place in Camp Riverbend in Warren, New Jersey this Sunday, September 14.
Prior to the ride, I sat down with Nathan Lynn, Principal at Knowledgent and Captain of the Knowledgent Riding Club, to discuss the race and the cause: Continue reading Knowledgent Cares: Q&A with Nathan Lynn on Riding to Help Others
As part of Knowledgent Cares, our employee volunteer program, members of the Knowledgent Riding Club will participate in the 2014 Century for the Cure, a charity bike ride to benefit the Cancer Institute of New Jersey. All proceeds will go directly to cancer research.
Continue reading Knowledgent Riding Club to Ride in Century for the Cure