ThomasNet News Logo
Sign Up | Log In | ThomasNet Home | Promote Your Business

Conference to address data quality and integration issues.

Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
September 25, 2008 - Providing guidance on data quality, ISO 8000 standards help organizations develop quality data, integrate it into existing systems, and maintain continued accuracy. First standard in series, ISO 8000-110:2008, defines basic requirements that need to be met to ensure quality of master data or data that describes individuals, organizations, locations, goods, and services. Electronic Commerce Code Management Association will host conference on ISO 8000 standards on October 15-16, 2008.

Conference on ISO 8000 to Address Data Quality and Data Integration Issues


(Archive News Story - Products mentioned in this Archive News Story may or may not be available from the manufacturer.)

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
11 West 42nd St., 13th Flr.
New York, NY, 10036
USA



Press release date: September 18, 2008

According to a recent estimate, incorrect and inconsistent data cost American companies more than $600 billion dollars in hard costs each year. But when the loss of frustrated customers and decreased revenue potential are taken into consideration, the real cost of ineffective data management is higher still. The ISO 8000 series of standards from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) seeks to provide guidance on data quality, helping organizations in both the private and public sectors to develop quality data, integrate it into their existing systems, and maintain its continued accuracy.

The first standard in the series, ISO 8000-110:2008, Data quality - Part 110: Master data: Exchange of characteristic data: Syntax, semantic encoding, and conformance to data specification, defines the basic requirements that need to be met to ensure the quality of "master data," or data that describes individuals, organizations, locations, goods, and services. Specifically, the standard deals with those data attributes that can be verified by a computer program, simplifying the data management process for organizations that may be checking millions of individual records.

In an effort to increase stakeholder understanding of data quality and data integration issues, the Electronic Commerce Code Management Association (ECCMA) has announced that it will host the first conference on the ISO 8000 series of standards on October 15-16, 2008.

ECCMA, an organizational member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), will bring together over twenty government and industry speakers for the two-day conference. Presentations and discussions will be focused on the ISO 8000 series of standards and the challenges and the rewards of developing and managing data quality.

One day prior to the conference, ECCMA will offer a technical short course on ECCMA ISO 8000-110:2008 Master Data Quality Manager Certification.

The course and conference will be held in Battle Creek, Michigan, at the McCamley Plaza Hotel. Registration is required. To see a preliminary agenda, click here. For more information, visit www.eccma.org.

The ISO 8000 series of standards is being developed by ISO Technical Committee (TC) 184, Subcommittee (SC) 4, Industrial Data. The U.S. holds the secretariat for this SC, which ANSI has delegated to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). ECCMA is the ANSI-accredited U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Administrator to SC 4, carrying U.S. positions forward to the subcommittee.
Print | 
Email |  Comment   Share  
Contacts: View detailed contact information.


 

Post a comment about this story

Name:
E-mail:
(your e-mail address will not be posted)
Comment title:
Comment:
To submit comment, enter the security code shown below and press 'Post Comment'.
 



 See related product stories
More .....
 See more product news in:
Services
 More New Product News from this company:
ANSI Website offers complete SAE International standards.
More ....
| Featured Manufacturing Jobs
 Other News from this company:
USNC Names Participants for 2014 IEC Young Professionals Workshop
ANSI-NSP Nanotechnology Standards Database Webinar Rescheduled for December 5
U.S. and German Standardizers Meet to Advance Transatlantic Trade Objectives
Reminder: Standards Simulation Workshop to Be Held November 19 in New York City
People on the Move
More ....
 Tools for you
Watch Company 
View Company Profile
Company web site
More news from this company
E-mail this story to a friend
Save Story
Search for suppliers of
Trade Associations


Home  |  My ThomasNet News®  |  Industry Market Trends®  |  Submit Release  |  Advertise  |  Contact News  |  About Us
Brought to you by Thomasnet.com        Browse ThomasNet Directory

Copyright © 2014 Thomas Publishing Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms of Use - Privacy Policy



Error close

Please enter a valid email address