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Quality Assurance: Three Common Bad Practices to Avoid

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Quality Assurance (QA) is essential when it comes to delivering solutions that satisfy your client’s requirements, provide great user experience, and run smoothly in the long-term. In fact, nowadays it’s not uncommon for the QA team to be as big as or larger than the development team. Even so, largely due to a reduction in […]

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Tips of the Season for Data Organisation

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As another end to a year fast approaches, it’s now a great time to not only tidy up loose ends in terms of your workload, but also to organize your data to make a fresh start when returning to work in the new year. A clear hard drive makes for a clear mind! Archive Old […]

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Why exactly is data auditing important?

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According to Techopedia; “a data audit refers to the auditing of data to assess its quality or utility for a specific purpose. Auditing data, unlike auditing finances, involves looking at key metrics, other than quantity, to create conclusions about the properties of a data set.” In our case, when we discuss data auditing, we are talking […]

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Starting the New Year Off Right With Data Quality

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It’s 2014, which means a fresh new year for your organization, and for all the challenges that come with running successful, efficient organizations.  But hopefully you are refreshed and rejuvenated after the holiday season, enjoyed a few cocktails, some laughs, and probably some cold weather, and now you are ready to get started on making […]

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Why Analyzing User Activity is Critical for Many Companies

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Do you know what your business users are doing?  Can you track their progress, their interaction with your systems, or the data they create or manipulate?  Most organizations will unfortunately answer no to this question.  And that isn’t a good thing.  Being able to visualize and analyse your business users’ activities isn’t meant to be […]

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Discover where Bad Data Comes From and Learn How to Stop It

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Bad data is the bane of any organization.  And if it isn’t, well it should be.  Why?  Because bad data causes operational inefficiencies, inaccurate business intelligence and forecasts, and can even mess with delivering high-class customer service as well.  In other words, bad data is well… BAD.  But the worst part about bad data is […]