The State of Data Quality: Current Practices and Evolving Trends

Archived Published: 11 December 2013 ID: G00255625

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Organizations Gartner has surveyed estimate that poor-quality data is costing them on average $14.2 million annually. We describe the key trends in this vital area for information leaders, chief data officers, information governance stakeholders and data stewards responsible for data quality.

Table of Contents

  • Analysis
    • Overview of the Market for Data Quality Tools
    • Practice Trends
      • Data Quality Initiatives Focus on More Data Types
      • Support for Big Data Still Isn't a Priority for Buyers of Data Quality Tools
      • Information Governance Drives Deployments of Data Quality Tools
    • Technology Trends
      • SaaS and Cloud-Based Deployments Increase
      • Increase in Data Profiling and Visualization of Data Quality Metrics
      • More Roles Participate in Improving Data Quality
      • Overlap and Convergence With Related Markets Continue
  • Gartner Recommended Reading
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