If you are a data steward (or similar) tasked with improving the quality of your organisations data, then you will be reliant on many people to help improve your data quality who will often be outside your direct team. Above
A colleague said recently – “We need to concentrate on fighting the crocodiles nearest the canoe”, which is both useful to remember and also one of the reasons why some organisations struggle to address their data quality problems effectively.
In business situations a common frustration can be that staff do not follow the defined procedure, that data updates are not supplied correctly and that business change activities take more time and cost than expected. These symptoms can indicate a