IQ 1997 Conference Program
5:00 - 7:00 Registration
  Informal Discussions
8:00 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 9:30 Chairs’ Welcome and Opening Remarks
  Richard Wang, Conference Co-Chair, MIT TDQM Program
Stuart E. Madnick, Conference Co-Chair, MIT Sloan School of Management
Diane Strong, Program Co-Chair, WPI
Beverly Kahn, Program Co-Chair, Suffolk University
9:30 - 10:20 Keynote Speech
  James C. Reardon
Executive Director, Defense Medical Information Management Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Health Affairs), Falls Church, VA
10:20 - 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 - 12:30 Paper Session 1: Information Quality in the Healthcare Industry
Session Chair: Richard Wang, MIT
  A Risk Focused Model for Improving Information Quality: Lessons from the Science of Epidemiology
Colonel Lane A. Ongstad, U.S. Air Force
  Quality Metrics for Healthcare Data: An Analytical Approach
Rema Padman, Carnegie Mellon University
Melissa Tzourakis, Medicode
  Data Quality Improvement Activities in the Military Health Services System and the U.S. Army Medical Department
Lieutenant Colonel David J. Corey, U.S. Army
12:15 - 2:15 Luncheon at MIT Faculty Club
2:30 - 4:00 Paper Session 2 : Information Quality Improvement Frameworks and Methods
Session Chair: Giri Kumar Tayi, SUNY-Albany
  Total Data Quality Management: The Case of IRI
Rita Kovac, Information Resources Inc., Chicago, IL
Yang W. Lee, Cambridge Research Group
Leo L. Pipino, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  A Model for Delivering Quality Information as Product and Service
Beverly Kahn, Suffolk University
Diane Strong, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Richard Wang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  A Data Quality Engineering Framework
Donna Meyen, MITRE Corporation, Reston, VA
Mary Jane Willshire, Colorado Technical University
  Paper Session 3: Assuring Information Quality through Software Quality
Session Chair: Gene McGuire, American University
  Exploring Some Determinants of ES Quality
Tor Guimaraes, Tennessee Technological University
Youngohc Yoon, Virginia Commonwealth University
Aaron Clevenson, E. I. DuPont de Nemours and Company, Inc.
  Quality - What Does it Mean for Strategic Information Systems
Olayele Adelakun, Institute of Information Systems Science, Finland
  Information Quality as a Strategic Asset in Inter-Firm Relationships
Ellen Christiaanse, Nijenrode University, The Netherlands
4:00 - 4:30 Coffee Break
4:30 - 6:00 Parallel Paper Session 4 : Information Quality Improvement Tools
Session Chair: Diane M. Strong, WPI
  Using P-Charts to Track Data Quality (Some Observations based on a simulation study)
Elizabeth Pierce, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
  Out of Overinformation by Information Filtering and Information Quality Weighting
Laure Berti, Universite de Toulon et du Var, France
  A Quantitative Model to Support Data Quality Improvement
Willliam Haebich, Simsion Bowles & Associates, Australia
  Paper Session 5: Data Quality for Decision Making
Session Chair: Leo Pipino, University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  The Impact of Data Quality Tagging on Decision Complacency
InduShobha N. Chengalur-Smith , SUNY-Albany
Donald P. Ballou, SUNY-Albany
Harold L. Pazer, SUNY-Albany
  A Preliminary Analysis of Data Quality in Neural Networks
Barbara D. Klein, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Donald F. Rossin, University of Michigan-Dearborn
  Teaching Data Quality in the Undergraduate Database Course
Richard G. Mathieu, University of North Carolina at Wilmington
Omar Khalil, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth
6:15 - 7:15Reception at the MIT Faculty Club
7:15 - 9:00Dinner at the MIT Faculty Club
9:00 - 10:30 Paper Session 6: Data Quality in Data Warehouses
Session Chair: Beverly Kahn, Suffolk University
  A Data Quality Handbook for a Data Warehouse
Eva Gardyn, HSBC Asset Management, Melbourne, Australia
  Preparing Data for the Data Warehouse
Stephen M. Brown, Vality Technology
  Data Warehouse Quality: A Review of the DWQ Project
Matthias Jarke, Aachen University of Technology, Germany
Yannis Vassiliou, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  Paper Session 7: Information Integrity in Databases
Session Chair: InduShobha N. Chengalur-Smith , SUNY-Albany
  Information Integrity: A Structure for its Definition
Vijay V. Mandke, Indira Gandhi National Open University, India
Madhavan Nayar, Unitech Systems, Inc. Naperville, IL
  Propagating Integrity Information in Multi-Tiered Database Systems
Arnon Rosenthal, MITRE, Bedford, MA
Paul Dell, MITRE, Bedford, MA
  Customer Information Quality and Knowledge Management: A Case Study Using Knowledge Cockpit
Jessica Hu, IBM Global Services Consulting Group
Kuan-Tsae Huang, IBM Global Services Consulting Group
Kazashi Kuse, IBM Global Services Consulting Group
Geng-Wen Su, IBM Global Services Consulting Group
Ko-Yang Wang, IBM Global Services Consulting Group
10:30 - 10:45 Coffee Break
10:45-12:15 Views from Consultants: Where Do We Go From Here?
Session Chair: Stuart Madnick, MIT
Dennis Berg, Principal, American Management Systems
Dr. James V. McGee, Chief Knowledge Architect,Diamond Technology Partners
  Conference Summary, Stuard Madnick, MIT
12:15 End of IQ 1997 Conference