Bad Databases Are Everywhere

If you've ever worked with a bad database, whether the problem is the structure, the integrity, or the completion of the records (or all three), you know what a drag it can be. Check out this morning's Oregonian article on data woes at the Oregon Health Plan.

I hope it doesn't remind you of your donor database! (If it does, at least you can take comfort in knowing you didn't pay $80 million for it.)