Posts by Andy Crossley

What’s new from the CDO Exchange?

So another year down. Another CDO Exchange attended. It was another great event hosted by IPQC and as usual most of it went without a hitch (apart of the accidental coffee spill over our table!). Many people we met have an increased level of ‘data maturity’ compared to only a year ago. It seems that […]

Planning for Quality

Building quality into the fabric of your business

“All too often quality is viewed as ‘a thing’ which can be given to an individual (the most senior person with ‘quality’ in their job title) or the Quality Department to own and manage.”   Andy Crossley has recently published an article in Quasar – the in-house magazine of the Research Quality Association (RQA, ), […]


Protecting yourself from within… think data assurance

The recent cyber attacks have got everyone talking about how to better protect themselves in terms of Windows updates, better software, stronger passwords, etc. You will only get so far with that approach. However, without the correct training, business processes and information governance, people will continue to be relatively blasé about data assurance. They will continue […]


6 tips to get more from your ‘big’ data

I’ve been talking to a lot of clients recently about how to ‘succeed’ with data. Organisations are waking up to the value of the data they have – and the data they didn’t know they had. But, there are still questions about what you should care about and why it’s important. Those clients that seem […]