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Between the Spreadsheets : Classifying and Fixing Dirty Data, Paperback / softback Book

Between the Spreadsheets : Classifying and Fixing Dirty Data Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


Dirty data is a problem that costs businesses thousands, if notmillions, every year.

In organisations large and small across the globeyou will hear talk of data quality issues.

What you will rarely hear about isthe consequences or how to fix it. Between the Spreadsheets:Classifying and Fixing Dirty Data draws on classification expert SusanWalsh's decade of experience in data classification to present a fool-proofmethod for cleaning and classifying your data.

The book covers everything fromthe very basics of data classification to normalisation and taxonomies, andpresents the author's proven COAT methodology,helping ensure an organisation's data is Consistent,Organised, Accurate and Trustworthy. A series of data horror stories outlines what can go wrong in managing data,and if it does, how it can be fixed.

After reading this book, regardless of your level of experience, notonly will you be able to work with your data more efficiently, but you willalso understand the impact the work you do with it has, and how it affects therest of the organisation. Written in an engaging and highly practical manner, Between the Spreadsheets gives readersof all levels a deep understanding of the dangers of dirty data and the confidenceand skills to work more efficiently and effectively with it.

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