Gartner Research

Data Scoping, Sourcing, and Cleaning

Published: 05 February 2018

ID: G00364450

Analyst(s): Quality Research Team


CEB, now Gartner, has compiled tips and guides to assist Quality staff in scoping, sourcing, and cleaning data prior to use. Use this whitepaper to increase Quality staffs' data acumen in preparing data for analysis.

Table Of Contents


Scoping Data

Sourcing Data

Validating and Cleaning Data


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