In my opinion, profiling and scoring data is a fundamental part of a sound data quality assessment. I routinely use these processes to build my “current state” report for clients. I recently used Informatica’s Data Quality developer and analyst tools to put together such a package.
I am of the opinion that these tools represent the “best in breed” available to do so. The learning curve is not steep, the functionality is easy to implement and, perhaps most of all, the solution is comprehensive. In a matter of hours you go from raw data to a management reporting dashboard.
If you’ve used Informatica or another tool, let me here your thoughts … (leave a comment)
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