‘Information Management Blog’

It seems like everyone loves Microsoft Excel.  With over 300 million users worldwide and growing quickly, it’s evolved into the common language of business.  It’s versatile, powerful and easy to use.  And, it’s inexpensive.  As such, it’s a popular choice with midmarket companies for business intelligence.  But, as a BI tool, Excel is sorely lacking. […]

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By Joe Siok, COO of Alpine Consulting, and Mike Reade, Public Safety Business Value Consultant at IBM Imagine a town with no crime. Impossible – maybe, but maybe not? For a police department with tens of thousands of records stored in disparate systems and no means to collect and analyze the data or see patterns […]

Nearly every organization, including midsize businesses, is challenged with issues related to data quality, inconsistent terminology of business information and the availability of trusted information. Organizations of all sizes are recognizing the importance of data quality and the cost of mistrusted data.  Numerous studies have been conducted to determine the cost of bad data, all confirming […]