Director, Data Services
Richard is an assistant director responsible for numerous analytical productivity and data quality initiatives. He designs, implements, and operates systems that apply lean manufacturing principles to data production. Prior to Moody’s Analytics, he was a consultant with McKinsey. He has a PhD and an MS in aerospace engineering from Georgia Tech, and an SB in aeronautics and astronautics from MIT.
In this article, we show the mechanisms through which data quality and productivity interact, and how investments in data quality can offer productivity gains.
With ever-increasing requirements for a higher quantity and quality of analytical output, the need to boost productivity in risk management has become more acute. In pursuing these productivity gains, we have observed that investments in data quality can offer dramatic improvements and typically pay for themselves.