Everything old is new again. It’s an expression commonly used to describe those popular fashion trends – from pleated pants to skinny ties - that pop up every few decades. The colors, materials and supporting accessories may change, but at the foundation are classic clothing items that reappear time and time again.
The concept isn’t exclusive to clothes, however. Right now the market is abuzz about Big Data and the new information and technologies it brings to businesses. Concurrently, timeless principles of data quality and data governance are experiencing a resurgence in popularity, just as they have at the outsets of past data management initiatives related to data warehousing, customer data integration and master data management. Organizations realize that to successfully leverage the full potential of new Big Data innovations, they need to draw from traditional concepts of data quality and governance – here’s why.