Recent Revelations on Data Quality Management…Junk Drawers, Talking Heads, and More

This past Friday, Simply ILM and partner firm Vortex Consulting joined a total of 29 sponsors for the very well attended ASUG Dallas/Fort Worth chapter meeting. In our session, we focused on the topic of data quality management, also known as “DQM,” which is a timely theme in larger discussions related to HANA best practices. Our gratitude goes to the chapter for the opportunity to present our session titled, “Data Quality in Document Flows: Common Problems and Practical Solutions.” Data Quality Management & Junk Drawers As the excitement builds with the promise of rapid deployment and transformation to Business Suite on HANA in the coming years, it gets me thinking about the universality of transactional data quality management opportunities. And why is it that with each new race to next generation technology, data quality–or the new buzz phrase “information stewardship”–is still crawling?  Then my eye turned to my kitchen junk drawer. My junk drawer has been with me for 17 years–and some of the stuff in that drawer, even longer. It’s the dumping space for things I know I need to do something with or may need later. Organizing its contents is just not a priority right now–some other time…when I have a few free minutes! Maybe you can relate–and see where it’s easy to draw parallels between the two situations…