Susan Walsh

Founder, The Classification Guru

With nearly a decade of experience fixing your dirty data, Susan Walsh is The Classification Guru.

She brings clarity and accuracy to data and procurement; helps teams work more effectively and efficiently.

Susan is a specialist in data classification, supplier normalisation, taxonomy customisation, and data cleansing and can help your business find cost savings through spend and time management – supporting better, more informed business decisions.

Susan has developed a methodology to accurately and efficiently classify, cleanse and check data for errors which will help prevent costly mistakes and could save days, if not weeks of laborious cleansing and classifying.


Session Details

The Dangers of Dirty Spend Data

We all think we know what bad data looks like, but what is it and what are the consequences?

See some real-life examples of dirty data, and the consequences it has on the output, such as decision making, cost savings, reporting, analytics, AI and machine learning.

Benefits of attending this session:

  • Understand the importance of data accuracy
  • Look into the consequences of dirty data
  • Know how to ensure data accuracy
  • Know how to spot check your data