Outsourcing of Data Quality Efforts on the Rise

michael-mcmorrow

Firms are increasingly exploring the use of outsourcing strategies as part of data quality programs, officials tell Inside Reference Data.

Following the financial crisis, data practitioners have started to become more conscious of the benefits of outsourcing, as many struggle with limited human resources and a need to introduce a more predictable cost structure.

When first embarking on an outsourcing strategy, firms typically start with the basic data quality efforts. Washington, DC-based Elena