Gartner Research

The State of Data Quality: Current Practices and Evolving Trends

Published: 11 December 2013

ID: G00255625

Analyst(s): Ted Friedman , Saul Judah

Summary

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

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