Gartner Research

CFO Advisory: Data Quality Overview

Published: 29 July 2011

ID: G00214157

Analyst(s): Ted Friedman , Barbara Gomolski , John Van Decker

Summary

CFOs who view the data quality discipline not as an IT initiative, but as a way to improve financial and business performance, will help their organizations avoid forfeiture of millions of dollars in costs and lost revenue opportunities.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview

Analysis

  • Executive Summary
  • Basic Definition
  • Analysis and Discussion
  • Executive Issues: Three Pillars
    • Finance and Economics
    • Risk Mitigation and Management
    • Business Enablement
    • Case In Point: Smith & Nephew
  • Questions the CFO Should Ask About Data Quality
  • Bottom Line

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