Content written by Dylan Jones

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What’s the best delivery method to reduce the risk and…

In the recent Data Migration Research Study (carried out by Data Migration Pro in partnership with Experian) we took a detailed look at what’s happening in today’s data migration space....

Blog - Aug 2017
How can I make my data migration easier to manage?

During a recent Data Migration Roundtable, a delegate confided with me that they were feeling overwhelmed at the thought of having to coordinate and oversee a large data migration project. Coping...

Blog - Jul 2017
Data Migration Butterfly Effect

I recently published a Data Migration research study (sponsored by Experian). During a recent interview with Rebecca Hennessy, I also explored some of the key findings and recommendations from the...

Blog - May 2017
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How to leverage a Lean Pilot and Roadshow with your…

In this second article in the series on tips for a data quality business case, I’m going to explain the importance of creating a “Lean Pilot” and “Roadshow” for getting...

Blog - Feb 2017
How can buyer triggers impact your data quality business case

In this first of a two-part series (the second part can be found here), I share tips for increasing the success of your data quality business case. This week I’m looking at personal buyer...

Blog - Feb 2017
How to tackle the data migration cleansing challenge

Data migration projects provide an opportunity for understanding how well your data has been managed in past years. You can finally ignore the assumptions, anecdotes and accusations about your data;...

Blog - Oct 2016
Assessing the accuracy dimension with a site audit

“How good is our data?” This is the question that people are trying to answer when they undertake a data quality assessment. A typical assessment requires something resembling the...

Blog - Sep 2016
How to make your data quality assessment meaningful to your…

Previously in my post ‘Why do you need a data quality assessment?’ I introduced a framework for implementing a business focused data quality assessment. The framework relies on 4 distinct...

Blog - Jul 2016
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Why do you need a data quality assessment?

An obvious starting point is to understand the need for assessing data. Nowadays there is a far greater emphasis on creating the ‘data driven’ enterprise so this invariably places far greater focus...

Blog - May 2016
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Data migration as an enabler for privacy by design

Data migration roundtable in focus: Part 2 During the recent Experian Data Quality Data Migration roundtable workshop, one of the charity attendees raised an interesting point that I had never heard...

Blog - Mar 2016
The continued need for impact assessment in data migration

I was delighted to be invited to take part in the recent Experian Data Migration Roundtable in London last month. At the event, we saw two very clear themes emerge. Firstly, the need for an impact...

Blog - Feb 2016
What would you expect to see included in a data…

I was recently asked: “What would you expect to see included in a data quality issues log?” This is a great question because although some modern data quality tools will allow you to...

Blog - Sep 2014