Posts Tagged ‘data’

  

Data Quality Limitations: The CAT Theorem

I wrote in my prior post about key attributes of data quality: Accuracy, Completeness, Timeliness, and Relevance. These parallel quality attributes of applications – also known as non-functional requirements. It has long been known that there are competing forces between application quality attributes like performance and scalability. This has been formalized by the CAP (Consistency, […]

Data Quality Attributes

As solution or application architects we focus on the quality attributes of systems such as performance, availability, and capacity in order to ensure that the system can effectively deliver the functional capabilities required by its end users and business owners. These are often referred to as non-functional requirements or “ilities”. Business systems typically produce and […]