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Buzzwords, Jargon, and Acronyms

Data quality touches on many fields, goes by many names, and has many components. The following list is a work in progress; emaillet us know what we missed.



Major Buzz
BI Business Intelligence
CRM Customer Relationship Management
EAI Enterprise Application Integration
ERP Enterprise Resource Planning
ETL Extract Transform Load
KM Knowledge Management
OLAP Online Analytical Processing
SCM Supply Chain Management
 
Minor Buzz
CDI Customer Data Integration
CDM Customer Data Management
DRM Data Resource Management
DSS Decision Support System
DTMS Data Transformation Management System
EIS Executive Information System
EDM Enterprise Data Management
EIP Enterprise Information Portal
EMA Enterprise Marketing Automation
EMM Enterprise Marketing Management
ETT Extraction Transformation Transport
IAM Information Asset Management
IRM Information Resource Management
KD Knowledge Discovery
PRM Partner Relationship Management
SFA Sales Force Automation
   
DQ Buzz
CIQ Customer Information Quality
CDQM Continuous Data Quality Management
DQ (Will this move to "Major Buzz" soon?)
DQA Data Quality Auditing
DQM Data Quality Management
DQMS Data Quality Management System
DQO Data Quality Objectives
EDQ Enterprise Data Quality
IQ Information Quality
TDQM Total Data Quality Management
 
Address Buzz
CASS Coding Accuracy Support System (US Postal Service)
NCOA National Change of Address
PAF Postcode Address File (UK Royal Mail)
SERP Software Evaluation & Recognition Program (Canada Post)
 
TLAs
CIF Corporate Information Factory
CIF Customer Information File
COTS Commercial Off-The-Shelf
D&B Dun & Bradstreet
DUNS D&B Unique Numbering System
EDI Electronic Data Interchange
EMEA Europe, Middle East & Africa
ODS Operational Data Store
OLTP Online Transaction Processing
SMB Small and Medium-sized Business
SME Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
 
TLA Three Letter Acronym
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Tasks
data administration
data conversion
data integration
data management
data migration
data movement
data preparation

   

Targets
data mining
data warehouse, data mart
data webhouse
meta data repository




Data Quality
data integrity
data rationalization
data re-engineering
data reengineering
Information Quality

re-engineer
reengineer

accurate
complete
consistent
current
timely
unique
valid

accuracy
completeness
consistency
currency
timeliness
uniqueness
validity

quality in, quality out

the lack thereof
bad data
bit rot
dirty data
garbage in, garbage out
noisy data

   

Profile
column analysis
data analysis
data archaeology
data assessment
data audit
data discovery
data inventory
data investigation
data profiling
data reverse engineering
data surveying
frequency distribution
meta data discovery
meta data mining
pattern analysis
rule discovery

analyze
assess
audit
discover
investigate
measure
profile
quantify
reverse engineer
summarize

anomaly
deviation
exception
outlier

   

Transform
data transformation

convert
filter
map
merge
split
transform

Cleanse
data cleaning
data cleansing
data conditioning
data formatting
data hygiene
data scrubbing
data standardization
data validation
data verification
external validation

clean
cleanse
format
parse
scrub
standardize
validate
verify

cleansing rule
integrity rule
suspect rule

   

Match
data consolidation
data deduplication
data householding
data linking
data matching
data survivorship
identity management
record linkage
suppression file

consolidate
dedup
household
identify
integrate
link
match
merge
purge

overmatch
undermatch
false positive
false negative
type 1 error
type 2 error
precision
recall

Review
audit trail
data lineage
traceability


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