ICIQ-02 Program Schedule



FRIDAY, November 8


5:00 - 6:30

Registration and Reception at MIT Faculty Club
Registration, Reception, and Informal Discussions

(6th Floor)

SATURDAY, November 9


8:30 - 9:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00 - 9:20

  Chairs’ Welcome and Opening Remarks



Yang W. Lee, Academic Conference Chair
Northeastern University
James D. Funk, Practice Conference Chair

Craig Fisher, Academic Program Chair

Marist College

Bruce N. Davidson, Practice Program Chair

Cedars-Sinai Health System


9:20 - 10:00

   Keynote Speech

Information Quality: My Personal Perspective

Rear Admiral Mark D. Harnitchek

, Commander, Naval Inventory Control Point




10:00 - 10:15

Coffee Break


10:15 - 11:45

1A Parallel Session

Session Chair: James Funk, S.C. Johnson



Modeling Decision Quality of Sensor-to-Shooter Networks
Patrick Driscoll, United States Military Academy

Ed Pohl, United States Military Academy



Data Warehouse Institute Survey on Data Quality
Wayne Eckerson, The Data Warehousing Institute (TDWI


10:15 - 11:45

1B Information Quality in Organizational Contexts

Session Chair: Giri Kumar Tayi, SUNY at Albany



Storytelling as a Management Tool:

IQ when Profit Is Not the Bottom-Line

Stanley Dobbs, United States NAVICP/NAVSUP




Understanding Hidden Interdependencies between Information and Organizational Processes in Practice

Raïssa Katz-Haas, Cambridge Research Group
Yang Lee, Northeastern University




Measurement for IQ Improvement: Translating Results from the IQ Survey into Management Objectives
Bruce N. Davidson, Cedars-Sinai Health System

Alein T. Chun, Cedars-Sinai Health System



11:45 - 1:15

  Lunch Speech

Introduction: Richard Wang, MIT & U.C. Berkeley

A Framework for Corporate Householding
Stuart Madnick
, MIT Sloan School of Management
Wei Zhang, Boston University
Richard Wang, MIT & U.C. Berkeley  



1:15 - 2:45

2A Data Quality in Business Functions

Session Chair: Martin Eppler, University of St. Gallen
Data Quality in the Context of Customer Segmentation
Dirk Arndt, DaimlerChrysler, Germany

Norman Langbein, DaimlerChrysler, Germany





Accounts Payable and Data Quality: Driving Sustained Improvement Through An Integrated Approach
Matt Clarke, Deloitte & Touche

Jessica Dunten, Deloitte & Touche




Impact of Information Quality in Supply Chain Management

Zahir Balaporia, Schneider Logistics, Inc.


1:15 - 2:45

2B Along the Road to Data Quality

Session Chair: Louiqa Raschid, U. of Maryland, College Park



Starting with Quality: Using TDQM in a Start-Up Organization
Rita Kovac, Concept Shopping, Inc.
Cindy Weickert, Concept Shopping, Inc.



Sustaining a Maturing Information Quality Program: The Aera Energy Experience
C. Lwanga Yonke, Aera Energy LLC


FedEx & Information Quality
Ivy Wan, FedEx
Frank Guess, Ph.D., University of Tennessee

Rodney Bates, FedEx


1:15 – 2:45

2C Politics of Data Quality

Session Chair: Bruce N. Davidson, Cedars-Sinai Health System
Special Operations Forces Data Quality Issues

Donna M. Wood, The Mitre Corporation

Eric Hughes, The Mitre Corporation






The Data Quality Act: Developing IQ Standards in a Political Environment

Patrick Flanagan, Bureau of Transportation Statistics




Evolution of a Data Quality Strategy

Mark Ofori-Kyei, ON Semiconductor

Jimmie Lister, ON Semiconductor

Geoffrey Mobisson, ON Semiconductor


2:45 - 3:00

Coffee Break



3:00 – 4:30

3A Information Quality Evaluation and Assessment

Session Chair: Craig Fisher, Marist College



A Model of Data Currency in Multi-Channel Financial Architectures

Cinzia Cappiello, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Chiara Francalanci, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Barbara Pernici, Politecnico di Milano, Italy



Cost Benefit Analysis of Information Integrity
Vijay Mandke, Unitech SystemsCenter for Information Integrity Research, India

Madhavan Nayar, Unitech Systems, USA



Information Technology Investment and Firm Performance: A Perspective of Data Quality
Yi Hua Sheng, Southern Illinois University of Carbondale

Peter Mykytyn Jr.,, Southern Illinois University of Carbondale



3:00 - 4:30

3B Data Quality Issues on the Web

Session Chair: Beverly Kahn, Suffolk University



Model-Based Quality Evaluation: A Comparison of Internet Classifieds Operated by Newspapers and Non-Newspaper Firms
Adenekan Dedeke, Suffolk University

Beverly Kahn, Suffolk University




Ensuring the Consistency of Self-Reported Data: A Case Study
Hassan Davulcu, XSB, Inc.

Jennifer Jones, XSB, Inc.

L. Robert Pokorny, XSB, Inc.

Chris Rued, XSB, Inc.

Terrance Swift, XSB, Inc.

Tatyana Vidrevich, XSB, Inc.

David S. Warren, XSB, Inc.


3:00 – 4:30

3C Data Quality Measurement

Session Chair: Frank Dravis, Firstlogic, Inc.



The Data Detective

Frank Dravis, Firstlogic, Inc.



Building the Corporate IM Scorecard for Improving Quality in Information Management Services

Pushpak Sarkar, Merck & Co.




Practical Regular Expression Mining and its Information Quality Applications

Sergei Savchenko, Decision Today, Inc., Canada




Measuring Information Quality in the Web Context: A Survey of State State-of of-the the-Art Instruments and an Application Methodology
Martin Eppler, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland
Peter Muenzenmayer, Business Media, Switzerland



4:30 – 6:00

Panel A Education and Training

Panel Moderator: Craig Fisher, Marist College

Panelists & Position Papers:

Panel Description





David Feinstein, University of Southern Alabama
Information Systems Curriculum Update



Woo Young Chung, Case Western Reserve University
What Can We Teach about Data Quality in Executive
Education Programs?



Diane Strong, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Recommendations for Information Quality Education



Craig Fisher, Marist College
A New Course: Data Quality in Information Systems


4:30 – 6:00

Panel B The Advance of Process

Panel Moderator: Yang Lee, Northeastern University

Panelists & Position Papers:



Thomas C. Redman, Navesink Consulting Group
Panel Description



A. Blanton Godfrey, North Carolina State University
Managing Information Quality – A Critical Process for Most Organizations



Larry English, Information Impact International
Process Management and Information Quality: How Improving Information Production Processes Improves Information (Product) Quality



Mark Parise, Information Resources, Inc
Data Quality Management – Simply Managing The Process


SUNDAY, November 10


8:30 - 9:00

Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00 - 10:30

4A Databases and Data Warehouse Cleansing

Session Chair: Stanley Dobbs, United States NAVICP/NAVSUP



Declarative Data Merging with Conflict Resolution

Felix Naumann, IBM Almaden Research Center

Matthias Häaussler, IBM Almaden Research Center



Assessing Information Quality for the Composite

Relational Operation Join

Amir Parssian, University of Illinois at Springfield

Sumit Sarkar, University of Texas at Dallas

Varghese Jacob, University of Texas at Dallas




A New Method for Database Data Quality Evaluation at the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI)

Jennifer Long, Canadian Institute for Health Information

Craig Seko, Health Statistics Division, Statistics, Canada



9:00 - 10:30

4B Data Warehousing and Mining Applications

Session Chair: InduShobha Chengalur-Smith, SUNY Albany



Data Quality in Action: Challenge in an Insurance Company
Miguel Feldens, GoDigital Precision Marketing

Dalvani Lima, GoDigital Precision Marketing

Luis Francisco Lima, GoDigital Precision Marketing



Healthcare Informatics: Data Quality, Warehousing and Mining Applications
Frank Piontek, Trinity Health Information Systems
Hank Groot, GoDigital Precision Marketing




The “Services to Enterprise Project” – An Experience of Data Quality Improvement in the Italian Public Administration
Monica Scannapieco, University of Rome
“La Sapienza

, IASI-CNR,  Italy

Carlo Batini, University of Milan, “Bicocca”

, Authority for IT in Public Administration, Italy
Pietro Aimetti, Gruppo Clas, Italy

Claudio Gagliardi, Unioncamere, Italy



10:30 - 10:45

Coffee Break



5A The Application and Extension of Information
Product Maps

Session Chair: Markus Helfert, Dublin City University



Extending IP-MAPS: Incorporating the Event-Driven Process Chain Methodology
Elizabeth Pierce, Indiana University of Pennsylvania




IP-UML: Towards a Methodology for Quality Improvement Based on the IP-MAP Framework
Monica Scannapieco, University of Rome, Italy

Barbara Pernici, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Elizabeth Pierce, Indiana University of Pennsylvania




Evolutional Data Quality: A Theory-Specific View
Liping Liu, University of Pennsylvania Akron

Lauren Chi, University of Pennsylvania Akron


10:45 - 12:15

5B Building Systems for Quality

Session Chair: Jennifer Long, Canadian Institute for Health Information



Formulation of a Decision Support Model Using
Quality Attributes

Michael Gendron, Central Connecticut State University

Marianne D’Onofrio, Central Connecticut State University




Empirically Testing Some Main User Related Factors for Systems Development Quality
Tor Guimaraes, Tennessee Technological University

D. Sandy Staples, Queen’s University, Canada

James McKeen, Queen’s University, Canada




What Skills Matter in Data Quality?

Woo Young Chung, Case Western Reserve University

Craig Fisher, Marist CollegeYang W. Lee, Northeastern University

Richard Wang, MIT & U.C. Berkeley



  End of ICIQ-02 Conference