CACM Sample Articles from the last 10 years


  1. “From DQ to EQ: Understanding Data Quality in the Context of E-Business Systems,” Communications of the ACM, October 2005. pp 75-81. Kim Jin Yong, Rajiv Kishore, and G. Lawrence Sanders.
  2. “Assessing Data Quality Using Control Matrices,” Communications of the ACM, February 2004. p. 82-83. Elizabeth Pierce
  3. "Data Quality Assessment," Communications of the ACM, April 2002. pp. 211-218, Leo Pipino, Yang Lee, and Richard Wang.
  4. "Information Quality Benchmarks: Product and Service Performance," Communications of the ACM, April 2002. pp. 184-192. Beverly Kahn, Diane Strong, and Richard Wang.
  5. “Enhancing Data Quality in Data Warehouse Environments,” Communications of the ACM, January 1999. pp 73-78.  Donald P. Ballou and Giri Kumar Tayi.
  6. “Data Quality and Systems Theory,” Communications of the ACM, February 1998. pp. 66-71. Ken Orr.
  7. “Assessing Data Quality in Accounting Information Systems,” Communications of the ACM, February 98. pp. 72-78. David Kaplan, Ramayya Krishnan, Rema Padman, and James Peters.
  8. “The Impact of Poor Data Quality on the Typical Enterprise,” Communications of the ACM, February 1998. pp. 79-82. Thomas C. Redman.
  9. “Examining Data Quality,” Communications of the ACM, February 1998. pp 54-57. Giri Kumar Tayi and Donald P. Ballou.
  10. "A Product Perspective on Total Data Quality Management,” Communications of the ACM, February 1998, pp. 58-63. Richard Wang.
  11. “Data Quality in Context,” Communications of the ACM, May 1997. pp. 103-110. Diane Strong, Yang Lee, and Richard Wang.
  12. “Anchoring Data Quality Dimensions in Ontological Foundations,” Communications of the ACM, November 1996. pp. 86-95. Yair Wand and Richard Wang.


Sample Articles from Other Sources from the last 10 years


  1. “Trio: A System for Data, Uncertainty, and Lineage.” Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference on Very Large Data Bases, pages 1151-1154, Seoul, Korea, September 2006, P. Agrawal, O. Benjelloun, A. Das Sarma, C. Hayworth, S. Nabar, T. Sugihara, and J. Widom.
  2. "Sample-Based Quality Estimation of Query Results in Relational Database Environments," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering,  May 2006, Vol.18, No.5, pp 639-650, D.P. Ballou, I.N. Chengalur-Smith, and R.Y. Wang.
  3. “Generic Entity Resolution in the SERF Project,” Bulletin of the IEEE Computer Society Technical Committee on Data Engineering, 2006, Oman Benjelloun, Hector Garcia-Molina, Hideki Sawai, Tait Eliott larson, David Menestrina, Qi Su, Sutthipong Thavisombon, Jennifer Widom.
  4. “Clean Answers over Dirty Databases: A Probabilistic Approach,” ICDE 2006. Periklis Andritsos, Ariel Fuxman, Renée J. Miller:
  5. “Using Information Quality Techniques to Improve Production Planning and Control,” International Journal of Management, Mar 2006, Vol. 23, Issue 1, pp. 53-60. Athakorn Kengpol.
  6. “Understanding Information Quality in E-Business,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, Winter2004-2005, Vol. 45, Issue 2, pp. 73-82. Hongjiang Xu and Andy Koronios.
  7. “An Investigation of the Impact of organization Size on Data Quality Issues,” Journal of Database Management, July-Sept 2005, Vol. 16, Issue 3, pp. 58-71. G. Daryl Nord, Jeretta Hon, and Hongjiang Xu.
  8. “A semiotic information quality framework: development and comparative analysis,” Journal of Information Technology, June 2005, Vol. 20, Issue 2, pp. 88-102. Rosanne Price and Graeme Shanks.
  9. “Consequences of impaired data quality on information retrieval in electronic patient records,” International Journal of Medical Informatics, June 2005, Vol. 74, Issue 5, pp. 387-394. Gustav Mikkelsen and Jan Aasly.
  10. “Trio: A System for Integrated Management of Data, Accuracy, and Lineage.” Proceedings of the Second Biennial Conference on Innovative Data Systems Research (CIDR '05), Pacific Grove, California, January 2005, J. Widom.
  11. “Customer Data Integration, Linkage Precision and Match Accuracy,” Data Management Review, Nov. 2004, pp. 42-51, Ed Allburn and David Loshin.
  12. “Group Performance and Collaborative Technology: A Longitudinal and Multilevel Analysis of Information Quality, Contribution Equity, and Members' Satisfaction in Computer-Mediated Groups,” Communication Monographs, Sept. 2004, Vol. 71, Issue 3, pp. 352-372. Andrew J. Flanagin, Hee Sun Park, and David R. Seibold.
  13. “Quality of drug information on the World Wide Web and strategies to improve pages with poor information quality. An intervention study on pages about sildenafil,” British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Jan 2004, Vol. 57, Issue 1, pp. 80-85. Meret Martin-Facklam, Michael Kostrzewa, Peter Martin, and Walter E. Haefeli.
  14. “From Data Deluge to Data Curation”, The Digital Archiving Consultancy Limited and the Digital Curation Centre, 2004. Philip Lord, Alison Macdonald, Liz Lyon, David Giaretta
  15. "Assuring Information Quality." Journal of Management Information Systems, Winter 2003-4, Volume 20, No.3, pp. 9-11. Donald Ballou, Stuart Madnick, and Richard Wang.
  16. "Knowing-Why About Data Processes and Data Quality," Journal of Management Information Systems, Winter 2003-4, Vol. 20, No.3, pp. 13-39.Yang W. Lee and Diane M. Strong.
  17. "The Design and Implementation of a Corporate Householding Knowledge Processor to Improve Data Quality," Journal of Management Information Systems, Winter 2003-4, Vol. 20, No.3, pp. 41-69. Stuart Madnick, Richard Wang, and Xiang Xian.  
  18. "Crafting Rules: Context-Reflective Data Quality Problem Solving," Journal of Management Information Systems, Winter 2003-4, Vol. 20, No.3, pp. 93-119. Yang W. Lee.  
  19. “Time-Related Factors of Data Quality in Multichannel Information Systems. Journal of Management Information Systems, Winter 2003-4, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 71-91. Cinzia Cappiello, Chiara Francalanci, and Barbara Pernici.
  20. “Methods for evaluating and creating data quality,” Information Systems, Oct 2004, Vol. 29, Issue 7, pp. 531-551.William E. Winkler.
  21. “Assessing Data Quality for Information Products: Impact of Selection, Projection, and Cartesian Product,” Management Science, July 2004, Vol. 50, Issue 7, pp. 967-982. Amir Parssian, Sumit Sarkar, and Varghese S. Jacob.
  22. “Managing Data Quality in Dynamic Decision Environments: An Information Product Approach,” Journal of Database Management, Oct-Dec 2003, Vol. 14, Issue 4, pp.14-32. G. Shankaranarayan, M. Ziad, and R. Y. Wang.
  23. “The Impact of Experience and Time on the Use of Data Quality Information in Decision Making,” Information Systems Research, June 2003, Vol. 14, Issue 2, pp. 170-188. Craig Fisher, InduShobha Chengular-Smith, Donald Ballou.
  24. “A Methodology for Information Quality Assessment," Information & Management, December 2002, Volume 40, Issue 2, pp. 133-146. Yang Lee, Diane Strong, Beverly Kahn, and Richard Wang. 
  25. “Data quality probes—exploiting and improving the quality of electronic patient record data and patient care,” International Journal of Medical Informatics, Dec 2002, Vol. 68, Issue 1-3, pp. 91-99. Philip J.B. Brown and Victoria Warmington.
  26. “Internet Data Quality: Perceptions of Graduate and Undergraduate Business Students,” Journal of Business & Management, Fall 2002, Vol. 8,  Issue 4, pp. 425-453. Barbara Klein.
  27. “Data quality issues in implementing an ERP,” Industrial Management & Data Systems, 2002, Vol. 102, Issue 1/2, pp. 47-59. Hongjiang Xu, Jeretta Horn, Noel Brown, G. Daryl Nord.
  28. “Critically of data quality as exemplified in two disasters,” Information & Management, Dec 2001, Vol. 39, Issue 2, pp. 109-117. Craig Fisher and Bruce Kingma.
  29. “User Perceptions of Data Quality: Internet and Traditional Text Sources,” Journal of Computer Information Systems, Summer 2001, Vol. 41, Issue 4, pp. 9-16. Barbara Klein.
  30. “The impact of data quality information on decision making: An exploratory analysis,” IEEE Transactions on Knowledge & Data Engineering, Nov/Dec 99, Vol. 11, Issue 6, pp. 853-865. InduShobha N. Chegalur-Smith and Donald P. Ballou.
  31. “Impact of information quality and decision-maker quality on decision quality: A theoretical model,” Decision Support Systems, Oct 99, Vol. 26, Issue 4, pp. 275-287. Srinivasan Raghunathan.
  32. "Manage Your Information as a Product," Sloan Management Review, Summer 1998, Volume 39, No. 4. pp. 95-105. Richard Wang, Yang Lee, Leo Pipino, and Diane Strong.
  33. "Modeling Information Manufacturing Systems to Determine Information Product Quality," Management Science, April 1998, Volume 44, No. 4. pp. 462-484. Donald Ballou, Richard Wang, Harold Pazer, and Giri Kumar Tayi.
  34. “A practical perspective on data quality issue,” Journal of Database Management, Winter 98, Vol. 9, Issue 1, pp. 35-38. Shirley Becker.
  35. "10 Potholes in the Road to Information Quality," IEEE Computer, August 1997, Volume 30, No. 8. pp. 38-46. Diane Strong, Yang Lee, and Richard Wang.
  36. "Beyond Accuracy: What Data Quality Means to Data Consumers," Journal of Management Information Systems, Spring 1996, Volume 12, No. 4. pp. 5-33. Richard Wang and Diane Strong.
  37. “The multiple dimensions of information quality,” Information Systems Management, Spring 96, Vol. 13, Issue 2, pp. 79-83. Holmes Miller.