Data drives the modern enterprise. This case study looks at problems that emerge when data is missing. It is an excellent thought-provoking examination of a rather unusual issue and very timely as we learn about how data is stored and some simple rules for maintaining data resources.
Read the Interactive Session – Databases Where the Date Aren’t There (reading files are attached) and answer the 3 questions (included below). Thoroughly support your position/argument with a minimum of 2 pages.
1. Define the problem described in this case. How serious a problem is it?
2. What management, organization, and technology factors contributed to this problem?
3. What is the political and social impact of incomplete recordkeeping in the FBI NCIC and NICS databases?