ISM 4011 Palm Beach State College Databases Discussion

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ISM 4011

Palm Beach State College

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Read Case #1  “Do you trust Your Data?”  Page #21

Data is the new oil. Data Drives fact-based decisions. Managers are go to rely on data to drive your business decisions. Can you imagine making a critical

Business decision on bad data?

Answer the following questions:

Why do you believe data can be inaccurate?

What can a business do to ensure data is correct?

Explain how bad data will impact information, business intelligence and knowledge

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Question 1
There are a number of reasons why data can be inaccurate. First, data can be collected in
an inaccurate way. For example, if data is collected manually, it is subject to human error. This
could mean that data is entered incorrectly, or that it is not collected at all. Second, data can be
inaccurate because it is not up-to-date. This is a particular problem with data that is collected
electronically, as it can be difficult to keep track of changes. Third, data can be inaccurate
because it is not representative of the population. This could be because of selection bias, for
example if only a small, unrepresentative sample of the population is surveye...


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