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6 Nov 2013

Consistency and accuracy challenge for multiple subsidiaries data consolidation

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Consistency and accuracy challenge for multiple subsidiaries data consolidation

Consolidation Challenge In many organizations, the data warehouse is used to consolidate local subsidiaries data into one central location. The data warehouse can then be used by the top management to have a global overview and take decisions in the group level. The amount of subsidiaries and source to consolidate can vary from a few more...

9 Oct 2013

Simple data governance control for Complex files data source problems

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Simple data governance control for Complex files data source problems

Files are great data sources and each one of us use many text and excel files to keep our data and calculation. Real time servers also keep data in files and skip the option to save transactions in a relational database. Files are everywhere and they provide many challenges for data governance when integrated. Quality more...

24 Sep 2013

Who is responsible for the Data Governance in your Company?

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Who is responsible for the Data Governance in your Company?

Who should be responsible for enforcing data quality and data governance rules in your company? the IT team? Think again… Traditionally the responsibility of data quality and data governance in organizations lays on the big shoulders of the IT team. They are the ones who set the rules and standards, They are the ones who more...

15 Sep 2013

The power of controling data correctness even in your OLAP Cube

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The power of controling data correctness even in your OLAP Cube

Having an OLAP cube can be a real advantage especially for analysts and business users. The slice and dice capability allows quick results and easy investigation process. For those of you who are familiar with Analysis Services OLAP cube, you probably know it is not a walk in the park to validate the data correctness more...

23 Aug 2013

Best practice of data governance and quality, in Business Intelligence Projects

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Best practice of data governance and quality, in Business Intelligence Projects

A few weeks ago one of our users told me he is having the “white page syndrome”, usually a known phenomena exists for authors, but this time it was the case of data governance. “I know Quality Gates is a great tool for monitoring data quality, but I am not sure what kind of validation more...

14 Aug 2013

Finally a way to trust your QlikView data

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Finally a way to trust your QlikView data

  Quality Gates provides a direct connection to your QlikView dashboard!   Recently the Quality Gates team released a direct connector to QlikView. Now you can: Validate your QlikView data against the data warehouse or operational data Set up alerts to validate the values of objects displayed in QlikView. Ensure non regression exists between current and more...

15 Jun 2013

Quality Gates validates thousand of tables in Big Data migration in less than 1 hour!

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Quality Gates validates thousand of tables in Big Data migration in less than 1 hour!

Apparently, some IT manager start shaking when it come to validating database migration. But actually…, it is much easier than you think. You just need to know how In one very challenging migration project, we were required to validate consistency between Oracle and Greenplum databases.This was not the first time we had to validate this more...

12 Jun 2013

Quality Gates new Dashboard

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Quality Gates new Dashboard

As of Version 3.3.3 Quality Gates provides a new and exiting dashboard! Immediate global overview   Quality Gates new dashboard provides a global view of the data health in BI and information system in a glance of an eye. Finally managers can have a real control over their system and view the health level for more...

12 Jun 2013

KPI Validation – New Quality Gates test

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KPI Validation – New Quality Gates test

Quality Gates offers a new way to control the company number with KPI validation Difficult to control the numbers   When a business users looks on numbers at a BI system, he immediately knows what are good set of values and which numbers does not make sense. Why wait for the business users to be more...

12 Jun 2013

Vision.BI Version Release Policy

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Vision.BI Version Release Policy

We believe the world of technology is very dynamic and change rapidly. Therefore we decided to adapt our version release methodology to work agile. In order to be adaptive to our partners and clients we implemented the following policy: Open to ideas and our clients needs Version release several times during the year Easy to more...

12 Jun 2012

Unit Test

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Unit Test

Unit testing is a method that tests small parts of code in order to determine if they are fit for use Unit is the smallest testable part of an application No dependency between tests cases Enables Well defined inputs, outputs and behavior   Characteristics of A good unit test   Runs fast- If the tests more...