We are data innovators. From big data and advanced analytics to data science and technology, and everything in between; we’re at the forefront of it all and you’re in the right place for the latest news.

5 top tips for your data cleansing project

Today we live in a world where data is the foundation on which any profitable organisation is built. However without processes in place to keep data clean, insights and value cannot be extracted and...

Blog - Dec 2014
Data Migration – as easy as moving from A to…

So you are looking to migrate data from one system to another and the business thinks it’s as easy as copying and pasting from one spread sheet to another? The data, in many cases can often be an...

Blog - Nov 2014
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
What Data Governance roles do you need to make your…

In my last blog I shared a couple of questions I frequently get asked about data governance around whether data governance is the same as data quality and if you need both. When I have convinced the...

Blog - Aug 2014
How to improve data collection across multiple departments

Following on from my recent Experian Data Quality webinar appearance, I wanted once again to respond to one of the many questions posted by attendees during the session. This week I’m sharing some...

Blog - Aug 2014
Experian data literacy
Asset and Wealth Management Firms Advised to Invest In Data…

More investment in data governance is needed in companies specialising in asset and wealth management, according to a new report from Aite Group. The study, entitled Wedding Divorced Data Sets:...

Blog - Aug 2014
Is Data Governance the same as Data Quality?

THE DATA GOVERNANCE COACH NICOLA ASKHAM REVEALS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THESE TWO DISCIPLINES I have been helping organisations implement Data Governance for the past eleven years and in my role...

Blog - Aug 2014
How to Make the Case for a Data Quality Tool…

On a recent presentation I delivered as a guest of Experian Data Quality I was asked the following question: “What is the business case for using Data Quality tools over a SQL based...

Blog - Jul 2014
older-couple-in-kitchen
What are the Key Drivers for a Data Quality Strategy?

99% of organisations have a data quality strategy in place1 and collectively 78% of large British companies will invest in data quality techniques during 2014, with 51% investing in areas that...

Blog - Apr 2014
Data Quality Technology is Evolving

Not too long ago, in the late noughties, I was consulting with a large, international business around one of their data-driven projects. Issues were found in the quality of the data and further...

Blog - Mar 2014
Streamline your asset with master data management

A comprehensive, streamlined approach to data can be achieved with an expert approach to the way you administer things. In other words, investing in a master data management (MDM) strategy can ensure...

Blog - Mar 2014
4 Common Errors of a Data Migration Data Quality

Data migrations are a fairly common occurrence in today’s businesses. They are no longer just a once in a blue moon activity, because data is migrated practically on a daily basis. We migrate...

Blog - Mar 2014