Melissa is an accredited supplier of Her Majesty’s CSS G-Cloud 10 Framework

The government state that cloud and service platforms provide better value for money, recommending that public sector firms look at cloud solutions as an alternative and  since early July, more than 3000 suppliers have been able to offer their cloud technology and support to organisations across the public sector via the G-Cloud 10 framework. The framework is split into three…

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Ebook: Understanding Data Quality

Data is one of the single most important resources for an organization. It can be used to help your business run smoothly, implement new strategies, and more. Download Melissa sponsored Refcard, written by business analytics and data science consultant, Sibanjan Das, to see the key places data derives from, characteristics of high-quality data, and the five phases of a data…

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Melissa Launches Listware Desktop, Open Source Developer Tool for Rapid Application Development

Flexible Tool Simplifies Cleaning, Enriching, and Deduping People Data Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced Listware Desktop, an open source data cleansing tool. Listware Desktop brings all of the data cleansing and data enrichment capabilities of Listware into a flexible, scalable desktop software. Listware Desktop leverages the inherent benefits of open…

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CA Unanimously Passes Mini GDPR Law

California lawmakers recently, and unanimously, passed a privacy bill – the first of its kind in the United States – similar to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new law won’t go into effect until 2020, but companies may want to start considering now processes for data collection and sharing. The so-called California Consumer Privacy Act of…

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Product Announcement: UNISON – Achieve Big Data Success

Introduction Around the data steward world, there is a desire for something innovative, fresh, powerful, and most importantly, secure! Large corporations are constantly searching for tools to streamline their workflow – a tool that will make their employees more efficient and reduce the ‘busy work’ of analytics. UNISON will be the platform that will take the world of data by…

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Personator World: Watch lists, Sanctions & PEP Screening

By Kevin Ubay-Ubay Ever since Melissa launched the Personator World web service, we have been excited to hear how it has helped clients with their ID verification needs. We're pleased to share we're taking another step forward and that Personator World now provides watch lists and PEP (politically exposed persons) screening. This makes Personator World an even more attractive fit…

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Whois Data Added to Global Email & Global IP Web Services

Melissa is pleased to announce a new, complimentary addition to Global Email and Global IP web services – Whois records. Whois records offer a quick and easy way for programmers to utilize our API to provide real-time details for more than 2,864 TLDs and 300+ million domains. The service provides the ability to retrieve key data points such as: Registrant…

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Unique U.S. ZIP Codes + SERP-Certified Canadian Addresses Now Support Global Express Entry

Melissa’s address Autocompletion tool, Global Express Entry, has recently been enhanced to include two new features: support for unique ZIP Codes in the U.S.; and, new Canada data supported by Melissa’s Master Address Table. Unique ZIP Codes are the specially designated ZIP Codes assigned to large corporations, hospitals and universities that have their own internal mail delivery.  Some unique ZIP…

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Tips & Tricks: Using VMware & SSIS – Best Practices

By Oscar Li Virtualization is a powerful tool to effectively allocate resources and maximize value. One of the popular virtualization tools that Melissa clients use is VMware, which offers many configurable settings for virtual machines. However, these various configurations may lead to unexpected issues or complications when working with different versions of SQL Server. Each year, and each version, of…

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Find the Businesses You’re Looking for

Business Search U.S. – an API to Find the Businesses You’re Looking for Business Search API, the latest update to BusinessCoder, finds and identifies businesses within the US, even in cases where incomplete information is provided. The product also prevents bad business records from infiltrating your database. Search for a particular business using the following input fields: Company Name Address…

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