Data Quality Review

The data quality review is a key element of any smoothly functioning Monitoring and Evaluation system. Monitoring and Evaluation data are an important source of information to ascertain the progress being made towards the achievement of project results and also provide support to project managers in decision making. Ensuring that the data is of a high quality is essential to maintain confidence in decisions made on its basis. Our data quality tools and mechanisms review data from the point of view of validity, reliability, timeliness, precision and integrity. The review covers:

  • Quality and Completeness of Data
  • Data Collection Instruments
  • Survey Sampling Methodologies
  • Data Collection Procedures
  • Data Entry, Storage, Retrieval and Documentation Processes
  • Data Manipulation and Analyses
  • Data Dissemination