An ever-increasing volume of data – accelerated by mobile devices, social media, eCommerce and more sophisticated ERP processes – can be overwhelming. On a practical level, distilling and managing data can be diffcult, especially when there are a number of different sources.
All this can make it extremely hard to find valuable information among all the noise.
Good decision-making relies heavily on having accurate, timely information available to the people making those decisions at all levels of your business.
With so much more data being accrued, it’s vital to implement data cleansing processes and improve data quality.
Errors, duplications and invalid data have the potential to significantly skew your reporting and, in turn, your decision making.
That’s why it’s so important to ensure systems are in place for good data ‘housekeeping’.