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Overcoming the 3 obstacles of Open Data

Due to recent increased attention on Open Data quality, Experian has been working with the ODI to investigate the quality of several UK Government open datasets. For many organisations in the...

Blog - Jan 2017
A data arms race: the future of Wealth, Life, and…

The Wealth, Life, and Pensions market is moving – and quickly. Once it was the sedate end of the financial sector, with policies and investments sold in ranges and at a pace that suited providers,...

Blog - Dec 2016
Man Vs. Machine

Machine learning has become an invaluable tool in the fight against fraud. It combines computational statistics, artificial intelligence, signal processing, optimisation, and other methods to...

Blog - Nov 2016
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
PSD2 and open banking: what is the impact for your…

With the recent announcement from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) ordering a number of British high street banks to ‘open up’ and adopt the new principles for open banking and the...

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
A new era of data sharing: how the CMA is…

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has ordered Britain’s high street banks to adopt ‘opening banking’ principles. In doing so it has heralded a new era of data-sharing between...

Blog - Aug 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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Collaboration and GDPR – high on the Data Practitioners agenda

A wealth of experience in one room. Data Practioners face unique and shared challenges, when we got them together, this is what they said… We held our second user group event at the Hoxton Hotel in...

Blog - Jun 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
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What makes a CDO?

As a relatively new position, the role of a Chief Data Officer (CDO) is still evolving. During our recent research project – “Rise of the data force” – we were lucky enough to...

Blog - Mar 2016
How to find the right data owners for your governance…

WHICH BUSINESS AREA IS IMPACTED THE MOST WHEN CUSTOMER DATA IS WRONG? I recently presented at a Data Governance Roundtable for Experian Data Quality and these types of events are always a wonderful...

Blog - Feb 2016