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Data Quality Issue Sparks Invasion of Costa Rica

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When it comes to data, quality is king. Validating that the data is right is an important part of a BI project. Get the data wrong, and bad things can happen.

For example: the State Department sends Google bad border data – and Costa Rica gets invaded.



That’s my new favorite data quality anecdote


Written by James

November 7, 2010 at 3:37 am

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