10 January 2013

NEW Book: Bad Data Mapping the World of Data Problems

Credit: O'Reilly
Check out the new book: Bad Data: Mapping the World of Data Problems by Q. Ethan McCallum which includes advice from 19 data colleagues on how they’ve identified and recovered from data problems which can help us in our work.

Per Ethan "Bad data is data that gets in the way."
Topics include:
How to best ensure your data is 'clean' for analysis
Detect real sentiment in online reviews
Data Collection, Bias and Error
Data Storage and Infrastructure
The Business Side of Data
Data Policy, including Social Media
Data Quality