Data Quality refers to the quality of data. Data are of high quality "if they are fit for their intended uses in operations, decision making and planning" (J.M. Juran). Alternatively, the data are deemed of high quality if they correctly represent the real-world construct to which they refer. These two views can often be in disagreement, even about the same set of data used for the same purpose.
This national children's hospital relies on a big data platform to better understand its patients, their conditions, and the quality of care they receive in support of its mission: to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow.
For an implementation of its size, Western Union anticipated going from “zero to Hadoop” in about a year. Exceeding expectations, “We had our first production-ready Cloudera system up within just five months,” commented Saraf. “We were actually leveraging it for some of our transactional processing, and saw immediate value.”
Cloudera has been included as a Challenger in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for Data Warehouse and Data Management Solutions for Analytics, following last year’s debut as the only included pure-play Hadoop distribution vendor.
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Video conferencing has long been thought of as the technology for the other half, something to be used by the Fortune 500 companies and executives in corner offices, the ones handling mergers and acquisitions and the like—not something that the average business could afford or make use of. In the last few years, however, a series of technological advances have changed that notion, making video conferencing not only a viable technology for businesses of all sizes but a necessity.