Data & Storage Management

Best Practices for Improving Data Quality (Straight Talk)

Course Overview
Poor data quality wastes time, effort, and of course, money. Through this report, we intend to raise the level of awareness about the critical nature of data quality for organizations today. In addition, we'll offer IT and business professional's advice and best practices to guide them towards improved data quality throughout the enterprise. This program features data quality expert Rex Ahlstrom. Mr. Ahlstrom is Chief Strategy Officer at BackOffice Associates, a leader in data migration and information governance solutions, with a concentration on enhancing ERP data quality.

Track: Straight Talk
Straightforward explanations of key technologies and their business value.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Explain why it is vital for organizations succeed with their enterprise data quality initiatives
  • Recognize the typical roadblocks to improved data quality faced by enterprises today.
  • Understand best practices that will enable successful data quality improvement efforts

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Photo of Rex Ahlstrom

Rex Ahlstrom is the Chief Strategy Officer at BackOffice Associates He is a seasoned executive with strategic vision and ability to execute. Highly successful in leading organizations during start-up, turnaround and rapid growth stages through influence and action. Technology evangelist with broad business experience. History of delivering results based on long-range planning with a high degree of accuracy. Built corporate structures and executive teams from the ground up; extremely low attrition rate, high morale and company loyalty. Financially savvy with full P&L responsibility within venture capital backed businesses. Diverse market and business development expertise across Enterprise Software, Healthcare, Telecommunications and 'rospace & Defense sectors. BSEE and MSEE degrees.

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 8 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1826

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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