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  • Optimal Investment in Data Error Assessment

    Optimal Investment in Data Error Assessment

    My last post discussed some of the ways that data errors weaken the reliability of conclusions drawn from those noisy data. Even measures of the uncertainty in conclusions (such as statistical...

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  • It’s Time to Accept the Cloud

    It’s Time to Accept the Cloud

    If you are a CFO who is suspicious of storing important data in the cloud, you are not alone. A study by Ernst and Young (EY) found that 56% of CFOs are concerned with managing data security and...

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  • 5 Data Quality Dimensions Critical to Your Analysis

    5 Data Quality Dimensions Critical to Your Analysis

    Data quality dimensions are a critical tool in producing accurate, reliable data that organizations can trust. If you are wondering how much confidence you can place in the conclusions of your...

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  • 5 Data Quality Dimensions Critical to Your Analysis

    5 Data Quality Dimensions Critical to Your Analysis

    Data quality dimensions are a critical tool in producing accurate, reliable data that organizations can trust. If you are wondering how much confidence you can place in the conclusions of your...

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  • Beware the Two-Step Process of Measuring Pay Disparities

    Beware the Two-Step Process of Measuring Pay Disparities

    Companies should be wary of any pay equity analysis that offers to look at wage disparities after controlling for legitimate business factors. The term “after” is open to interpretation, but a...

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  • Beware the Two-Step Process of Measuring Pay Disparities

    Beware the Two-Step Process of Measuring Pay Disparities

    Companies should be wary of any pay equity analysis that offers to look at wage disparities after controlling for legitimate business factors. The term “after” is open to interpretation, but a...

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  • Clean Data Essential for Reliable Data Analysis

    Clean Data Essential for Reliable Data Analysis

    How much confidence can you place in the conclusions of your data analysis? For regulatory compliance actions, the cost of errors can involve fines, lawsuits, and damage to the brand. When being...

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  • Data Security and Consolidation A CFO Concern Entering 2018

    Data Security and Consolidation A CFO Concern Entering 2018

    Data security continues to be a concern for CFOs around the world. Studies in the past year continue to highlight the discomfort many CFOs are feeling about data security, data ownership, and the...

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  • Data Quality is Critical to Addressing Pay Equity Issues. Just Ask Uber.

    Data Quality is Critical to Addressing Pay Equity Issues. Just Ask Uber.

    A recent report by the National Bureau of Economic Research into pay differences between men and women Uber drivers demonstrated how having the right type and amount of data can lead to helpful...

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  • Data: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Data: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

    Data analysis informs our daily business decisions, but that analysis is only as good as the data supporting it. Organizations should invest in ensuring that their decision-making is based on...

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  • What Employers Should Learn from the Equifax Security Breach [UPDATE]

    What Employers Should Learn from the Equifax Security Breach [UPDATE]

    The date was September 7, 2017. That’s when Equifax revealed that, between the months of May and July of 2017, hackers entered into Equifax’s network to steal private information about its...

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  • Can HR Data Make For A Happier, More Productive Workplace?

    Can HR Data Make For A Happier, More Productive Workplace?

    Data mining and the use of analytics are typically applied to companies in an effort to improve operations to better the customer experience. However, what about using analytics to better the...

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  • Should Your HR Data Live in The Cloud?

    Should Your HR Data Live in The Cloud?

    2 minute read: At its inception, cloud storage felt like an esoteric concept. Information was stored in some abstract space and pulled when needed. However, confidence in the cloud has grown as...

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  • Is Data Consolidation Deterring CFOs from the Cloud?

    Is Data Consolidation Deterring CFOs from the Cloud?

    Updated from original blog post November 21, 2017 Managing data security and privacy is a significant concern for CFO respondents commented that a lack of discipline in using systems in place, in...

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  • Connecticut Joins Massachusetts In Apps and “Cookie” Sales Tax

    Connecticut Joins Massachusetts In Apps and “Cookie” Sales Tax

    In October, Massachusetts set a new law into effect imposing a sales tax on out-of-state internet vendors whose sales within the Commonwealth exceed $500,000 or 100 in-state...

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  • Massachusetts Using Cookies And Apps to Justify Sales Tax

    Massachusetts Using Cookies And Apps to Justify Sales Tax

    A new Massachusetts regulation is making it easier to require online businesses with physical facilities outside of Massachusetts to pay state sales tax on products and services sold to customers...

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