Data is an asset and strategic tool for companies. Therefore, it is reasonable for companies to establish a department that focuses on the quality and security of the data in a sustainable way. Data quality and security department might rise above three pillars as follow:
Data quality assurance, procedures that are used to maintain the integrity and quality of the data contained in an organisations databases.
ISO 8000, defines characteristics of information and data that determine its quality, and provides methods to manage, measure and improve the quality of information and data.
When assessing the quality of information and data, it is useful to perform the assessment in accordance with documented methods. It is also important to document the tailoring of standardized methods with respect to the expectation and requirements pertinent to the business case at hand.