Encyclopedia of Database Systems

2018 Edition
| Editors: Ling Liu, M. Tamer Özsu

Information Quality Policy and Strategy

  • Yang W. LeeEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-8265-9_500


Data quality


Information quality policy and strategy is an emerging area of study and practice. Information quality policy and strategy involve managing both information product and information practice. A recent piece of literature structured information quality policy around ten key guidelines and provided a questionnaire on four key areas of information product: source data, metadata, system-based data integrity, and data quality, all of which were assessed by all stakeholders. The questionnaire also included the assessment of strategic, managerial, and operational level of information practice [3].

Conventionally, managing information quality means ensuring data integrity of stored data in a database and managing authoritative access and security. Increasingly, organizations manage and use heterogamous databases in dispersed strategic business units. With globalization trends, mergers and acquisitions, and virtual collaboration, managing information entails much...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Business AdministrationNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Yang W. Lee
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  1. 1.College of Business AdministrationNortheastern Univ.BostonUSA