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3.4 Data quality


Can MDC improve my data quality ?

MDC can greatly improve the quality of your data through imbedded functionality within the forms, therefore addressing data accuracy, timeliness and comparability.

For more information, review section 3.4.9 Does MDC improve my program data quality? of the First Steps with Program Data toolbox.

What are the risks of misusing MDC?

The primary risks of misusing MDC is mostly related to forms being badly conceived, and therefore data being inaccurate or unusable. There are two main categories of risks in MDC:

  • data quality
  • loss of time

For further information, please consult section 2.3.2 Consequences of a badly run MDC