Dylan has been involved in the field of Data Quality Management since 1992 and has completed numerous data quality initiatives for major corporates throughout the UK and Australia including BT, Vodafone, RBS, Scottish Power, Reuters, Kingston Telecoms, Colt Telecoms, St. George Bank and a wide range of mid-sized companies.
Dylan writes extensively on the topic of Data Quality Management, Data Governance and Data Migration, was a contributing author to 101 Lightbulb Moments in Data Management and has written hundreds of guest articles, webinars and white papers for Data Quality Pro, Data Migration Pro, The Data Roundtable and other media resources.
DQPVS 1: Data Quality Management on a Shoestring Budget
Implementing a Data Quality Management Strategy can be a challenging undertaking at the best of times but for a small organisation the task can seem insurmountable with limited funding, staff and technology.
In this presentation, veteran Data Quality practitioner Dylan Jones (editor and founder of Data Quality Pro), takes you step-by-step through a case study of a small organisation which was suffering extensive waste and strategic deceleration as a result of poor data quality.
Following some creative uses of existing staff and simple methodology changes, the organisation witnessed a startling turnaround.
DQPVS 2: Case Study: Implementing a Nationwide Data Quality Audit for a Large Utilities Organisation
In this case study presentation, Dylan explains his methodology for delivering a large scale data quality audit, for a major corporate organisation, with a complex data landscape of historical physical assets.
- Scoping the audit
- Setting clear objectives
- Creating the team
- Sourcing the necessary technology
- Methodology for performing the audit
- Presenting the findings,, outcome and recommendations
- Making improvements based on the audit
The methodology can be applied for non-Utility organisations and leverage for a broad variety of use cases, not just audit assessments.