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Re: [ontolog-forum] Getting The Dirt On Big Data

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From: David Eddy <deddy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2013 20:39:36 -0400
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Kingsley -

On Sep 11, 2013, at 6:24 PM, Kingsley Idehen wrote:

" A 2010 survey by Forbes of more than 200 global enterprises revealed that more than a third believed they were losing more than $10 million per year because of bad data. In 2011,

You know the old joke... "75.4% of all statistics are made up on the spot."

How can organizations be guesstimating the costs of bad data if they don't even have an inventory of the systems they use?

David Eddy
Babson Park, MA


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