IQ-2001 Conference Program Schedule




FRIDAY, November 2


5:00 - 6:30

Registration and Reception at MIT Faculty Club
Informal Discussions

(6th Floor)

SATURDAY, November 3


8:30 - 9:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00 - 9:20

Chairs’ Welcome and Opening Remarks



Yang W. Lee, Conference Co-Chair,
Northeastern University
James D. Funk, Conference Co-Chair, S.C. Johnson
Elizabeth M. Pierce, Program Co-Chair,
Indiana Univ. of Pennsylvania
Raïssa Katz-Haas, Program Co-Chair, Ingenix/UnitedHealth Group


9:20 - 10:00

  Keynote Speech 
Dane Iverson, Senior Vice President
Ingenix/UnitedHealth Group


10:00 - 10:15

Coffee Break


10:15 - 11:45

1A Parallel Paper Session  
IQ and Organizational Dynamics

Session Chair: Bruce Davidson
(IQ-2002 Program co-chair)



Storytelling as a Management Tool (Practice-Oriented Paper) Bruce Davidson, Cedars-Sinai Health System



Generations of Information Quality (Practice-Oriented Paper) Frank Dravis, Firstlogic, Inc.



Organizational Realism Meets Information Quality Idealism: The Challenges of Keeping an Information Quality Initiative Going (Practice-Oriented Paper)
Beverly K. Kahn, Suffolk University
Raïssa Katz-Haas, Ingenix/UnitedHealth Group
Diane M. Strong, Worcester Polytechnic Institute


10:15 - 11:45

1B  Parallel Paper Session                                   
Improving Data Warehouse Source Data

Session Chair: Craig Fisher, Marist College
 (IQ-2002 Program co-chair)




Friday, Nov 2—Saturday, Nov 3



A Proposed Framework for the Analysis of Source Data in a
Data Warehouse
(Research Paper)
M. Pamela Neely, Marist College



External Data Selection for Data Mining in Direct Marketing (Practice-Oriented Paper)
Dirk Arndt, Daimler Chrysler, Germany
Wendy Gersten, Daimler Chrysler, Germany



A Strategy for Managing Data Quality in Data Warehouse Systems (Research Paper)
Markus Helfert, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Eitel von Maur, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland


11:45 - 1:15

  Lunch speeches: TDQM Research Initiatives 



Introduction: Rich Wang, Boston University & MIT TDQM Program



Re-manufacture and Information Products
Tom Allen, Howard Johnson Professor,
MIT Sloan School of Management



Data Quality Challenges in Enabling eBusiness Transformation
Arie Segev, Professor and CITM Director, U.C. Berkeley



Corporate Household Data
Stuart Madnick: John Norris Maguire Professor,
MIT Sloan School of Management


1:15 - 2:45

2A Parallel Paper Session:IQ and the Internet
Session Chair: Giri Kumar Tayi, SUNY Albany



Accessing the Quality of Online Classified Websites: An Empirical Study of the 100 Largest Newspapers (Research Paper)
Adenekan Dedeke, Suffolk University
Beverly Kahn, Suffolk University



Managing Information Quality in Virtual Communities of Practice(Practice-Oriented Paper)
Andreas Neus, IBM Unternehmensberatung GmbH, Germany (CANCELLED)



The Issue of IQ in Internet-Based Early-Warning Systems for Trend Management (Practice-Oriented Paper) Daniel Diemers, SFS-HSG, Switzerland


1:15 - 2:45

2B Parallel Paper Session: Assessing the Value of Information   Session Chair: Frank Dravis, Firstlogic Inc.




Saturday, Nov 3


An In-Depth Investigation into the Impact of Information Quality Upon the Perceived Value of Information (Research Paper)
Graham Doig, Loughborough University, U.K.
Neil Doherty, Loughborough University, U.K.
Chris Marples, Loughborough University, U.K.



Data Quality in the Small: Consumer Information (Research Paper)
Arnon S. Rosenthal, The MITRE Corporation
Donna M. Wood, The MITRE Corporation
Eric R. Hughes, The MITRE Corporation
Mary C. Prochnow, The MITRE Corporation



Quality Mining: A Data Mining Based Method for Data Quality Evaluation (Research Paper)
Sabrina Vazquez Soler, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
Daniel Yankelevich, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina


1:15 - 2:45

2C Parallel Paper Session: Reconciling Data
Session Chair: Felix Naumann, IBM Almaden
Research Center



An Approximate Matching Technology for Database Searching, Linking, and De-Duplicating (Practice Oriented Paper)
Arthur Goldberg, Choice Maker
Andrew Borthwick, Choice Maker



Cleaning Up Very Large Databases and Keeping Them Clean (Practice Oriented Paper)
Priscilla Broberg, Consultant, Agilent Technologies



A Framework for Information Quality in a Data Warehouse (Practice Oriented Paper) Jonathan Wu, BASE Consulting Group


2:45 - 3:00

Coffee Break


3:00 - 4:30

3A Parallel Paper Session: Implementing DQ Processes
Session Chair:Burton Cutting, Caxton Associates



Monitoring and Data Quality Control of Financial Databases from a Process Control Perspective (Practice-Oriented Paper)
Janusz Milek, Predict AG, Switzerland
Martin Reigrotzki, Predict AG, Switzerland
Holger Bosch, Predict AG, Switzerland
Frank Block, Predict, AG, Switzerland





Saturday, Nov 3




The Implementation of Information Quality for the Automated Information Systems in the TDQM Process: A Case Study in Textile and Garment Company in Thailand (Research Paper)
Athakorn Kengpol, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology, Thailand



A Methodological Approach to Data Quality Management Supported by Data Mining
(Research Paper)
Udo Grimmer, DaimlerChrysler, Germany
Holger Hinrichs, Oldenburg Research and Development Institute for Computer Science Tools and Systems, Germany


3:00 - 4:30

3B Parallel Paper Session: Improving Quality of Searches & Queries
Session Chair: Beverly Kahn, Suffolk University



A Data Quality Browser (Research Paper)
Theodore Johnson, AT&T Labs
Tamraparni Dasu, AT& T Labs



From Databases to Information Systems - Information Quality Makes the Difference (Research Paper)
Felix Naumann, IBM


3:00 - 4:30

3C Parallel Paper Session: IQ and the Decision
Making Process

Session Chair: Diane Strong, WPI



Conceptual Ideas Underlying the Information Engineering Approach for Decision Making in Textiles (Research Paper)
Yatin Karpe, North Carolina State University

George Hodge, North Caroline State University
Neil Cahill, Institute of Textile Technology
William Oxenham, North Carolina State University



An Assessment of the Theory Underpinning the Role of Information Quality in the Single-Loop Decision Making Model (Research Paper)
Raul M. Abril, Brunel University, U.K.



Information Envelope and its Information Integrity Implications (Research Paper)
Vijay Mandke, Unitech Systems, India
Madhavan K. Nayar, Unitech Systems, India
Kamna Malik, Institute of Management Technology, India





Saturday, Nov 3



4:30 - 6:00

  Plenary Panel: Progress in Information Quality:
Why So Slow?

Moderator: James D. Funk, SCJ



Thomas C. Redman, Navesink Consulting
Larry English, Impact International
Tony Tortorice, Predictive Modeling LLC (cancelled)
Ken Orr, The Ken Orr Institute (cancelled)
Stuart E. Madnick, MIT Sloan School of Management


SUNDAY, November 4


8:30 - 9:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00 - 10:30

4A Parallel Paper Session: Defining Information Quality
Session Chair:Leo Pipino, UMASS, Lowell (IQ 2002 Publicity Chair)



A Conceptual Framework and Belief Function Approach to Assessing Overall Information Quality (Research Paper)
Matthew Bovee, The University of Kansas
Rajendra P. Srivastava, The University of Kansas
Brenda Mak, The University of Kansas



A Generic Framework for Information Quality in Knowledge Intensive Industries (Research Paper)
Martin Eppler, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland



A College Course: Data Quality in Information Systems (Research Paper)  Craig Fisher, Marist College


9:00 - 10:30

4B Parallel Paper Session: Improving IQ in the Healthcare Industry
Session Chair: Yang Lee, Northeastern University



Overview of Deloitte & Touche's Approach to Information Quality (Practice Oriented Paper)
John Gimpert, Deloitte & Touche
Tim Krick, Deloitte & Touche



Data Quality and Medical Record Abstraction in the Veterans Health Administration's External Peer Review (Practice Oriented Paper)
James H. Forsythe, West Virginia Medical Institute
Jonathan Perlin, VHA Office of Quality and Performance
John Brehm, West Virginia Medical Institute





Saturday, Nov 3— Sunday, Nov. 4





The Canadian Institute for Health Information Data Quality Framework, Version 1: A Meta-Evaluation and Future Directions (Practice Oriented Paper)
J. A. Long, Canadian Institute for Health Information
J. A. Richards, Canadian Institute for Health Information
C. E. Seko, Statistics Canada


10:30 - 10:45

Coffee Break



5A Parallel Paper Session: Assessing Information

Session Chair: Mostapha Ziad, Suffolk University



Tracking the Physical and Information Product Flows in Mobile Patient Service Supply Chain: A Real Vision Lab Approach (Research Paper)
P. Balasubramanian, Boston University
G. Shankaranarayan, Boston University
R. Wang, Boston University



Non-Intrusive Assessment of Organizational Data Quality (Research Paper)
Binling Jin, University of Manchester, U.K.
Suzanne M. Embury, University of Manchester, U.K.



Using Control Matrices to Evaluate Information Production Maps (Research Paper)
Elizabeth Pierce, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


10:45 - 12:15

5B Parallel Paper Session: Issues in Information Quality        Session Chair: Jim Hurysz, Data Quality



Data Quality Issues in Service Provisioning & Billing (Research Paper)
Tamraparni Dasu, AT&T Labs (cnacelled??)
Theodore Johnson, AT&T Labs



Introducing Data Quality in a Cooperative Context (Research Paper)
Paola Bertolazzi, IASI-CNR, Italy
Monica Scannapieco, University of Rome, Italy



Information Quality and Large Scale Project Budget Tracking (Practice Oriented Paper)

Viktor Dvurechenskikh, Comptroller of Moscow, Russia

Vladimir Baranov, Comptroller of Moscow, Russia

George Huntington, Consultant



  End of IQ-2001 Conference




Sunday, Nov. 4