About this paper
Before starting a data-profiling project, it's vital to understand the tie between the information gleaned from the reports and the proposed business outcomes. By clarifying specific analysis process and techniques (such as those presented in this paper) that use data profiling technology, the analyst team can establish a well-defined scope with specific goals (such as documenting metadata or identifying potential data errors) that can be achieved in a timely and predictable manner.
SAS is the leader in business analytics software and services, and the largest independent vendor in the business intelligence market. Through innovative solutions, SAS helps customers at more than 80,000 sites improve performance and deliver value by making better decisions faster. Since 1976 SAS has been giving customers around the world The Power to Know® .