An Introduction to Data Integrity…                             Truthful      Verifiable                               Accu...
A Definition…• Data integrity is a term used to refer to the accuracy, reliability and consistency of stored data over its...
Data Integrity Assurance…Data integrity is imposed within the computerized system at its design stage through the use of s...
Data Integrity Important because…• Ensure product / service quality• Safety and Privacy of customers (e.g. patients,  user...
Examples of Data Integrity Issues…• Out-sourcing of activities to other countries / part of  the world• Economic situation...
What is a computerized system…              Computerized System   Equipment                                  Hardware  Ins...
What is a computerized system…An organized set of hardware, software,  networks, equipment or instruments, and  supporting...
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  1. 1. An Introduction to Data Integrity… Truthful Verifiable Accurate Data Integrity Retrievable Complete
  2. 2. A Definition…• Data integrity is a term used to refer to the accuracy, reliability and consistency of stored data over its entire life-cycle, indicated by an absence of any alteration between two updates of a data record. Visit our website for more articles, examples and best practices…
  3. 3. Data Integrity Assurance…Data integrity is imposed within the computerized system at its design stage through the use of standard rules and procedures and is maintained through the user of validation and/or qualification protocols, periodic auditing and pro- active security and access management. Visit our website for more articles, examples and best practices…
  4. 4. Data Integrity Important because…• Ensure product / service quality• Safety and Privacy of customers (e.g. patients, users of social media)• Key business processes are managed via electronic controlled systems• Increasing of interaction between computer systems that support business processes (Internet, enterprise systems, wireless, mobile devices)• Increasing focus by Authorities and Regulations on data integrity related issues Visit our website for more articles, examples and best practices…
  5. 5. Examples of Data Integrity Issues…• Out-sourcing of activities to other countries / part of the world• Economic situation• No experience with Data Review Practices• Entering new markets (Supply Chain)• No oversight on data flows within organization• Data transfer between systems• Errors in transcription of raw data• Backdating• Reporting only favorable results• Reporting unrealistic results Visit our website for more articles, examples and best practices…
  6. 6. What is a computerized system… Computerized System Equipment Hardware Instruments Network Procedures Software Documentation Supporting Personnel Visit our website for more articles, examples and best practices…
  7. 7. What is a computerized system…An organized set of hardware, software, networks, equipment or instruments, and supporting personnel, procedures, and documentation, that collectively defines and controls the performance of one or more automated business process. Visit our website for more articles, examples and best practices…

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