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Any doubt that the information and data you’ve got is correct? Check. Ask the owner of the information or dat that X is correct? Because you say Y and Z which doesn’t correspond with X.
Add the facts as to why your doubt arose. Making it the owner as easy as possible to stay with – or correct – the initial piece of information given.
Don’t leave it, because it isn’t important for the overall conclusion, no one notices, it’s too late etc. No. It’s your duty as an information and data professional to act upon any inconsistencies encountered.
Too often, a tiny wrong decision has huge, negative, and sometimes even irreversible, impact over time.