- Monitoring & Evaluation
- Data value chain or data life cycle
The process of improving the quality of data by correcting inaccurate records from a record set. The term specifically refers to detecting, modifying, replacing, or deleting incomplete, incorrect, improperly formatted, duplicated, or irrelevant records, otherwise referred to as “dirty data,” within a database.
Allen, The SAGE Encylopedia of Communication Research Methods, 2017