Even little errors can be costly. In Valparaiso, IN, a home valued at $121,900 was accidently recorded at $400 million in the tax appraisal district database. Budgets for the city, school district, and government agencies were created using estimated tax revenues including the error. The county did not catch the error and the owner was […]

Poor data quality is dangerous to your business. For four years, David Russo fooled computer fraud programs at two music-by-mail clubs by using 1,630 aliases to buy music CDs at a rate for first-time buyers only. He made each address just different enough to evade fraud-detection computer programs