Information Risk is an important field that encompasses multiple existing disciplines and overcomes the boundaries among them that has impeded knowledge sharing and effective management of integrated business projects. These projects often span multiple organizational groups and use different structured frameworks of information, data, computing, and security management. The practical realities intrinsic to performing this work leads to gaps in complying with regulations, ensuring secure operations, satisfying auditors, and even meeting program objectives for data analysis and business uses. This talk describes how deeply embedded data disparities that remain hidden to typical data methods lead to high error rates in project results. Lessons learned from assessing and correcting these situations is presented with examples of the problems and methods to detect and fix them.