Poor data quality, redundant data, and lost data can cost companies 15 percent to 25 percent of their operating budget. What would a 15 percent cost reduction be worth to your Project or Program?
The "80-20 rule"
"80% of a scientist's effort is spent discovering, acquiring, documenting, transforming, and integrating data...20%...is devoted to more intellectually stimulating pursuits such as analysis, visualization, and making new discoveries." --Michener
The Cost of Poor Data Quality
According to Larry P. English, president and principal of Information Impact International, Inc., poor data quality can cost companies 15 to 25% of their operating budget.