When does Big Data become Bad Data?

Last month, we spoke about big data and the importance of leveraging such data to provide insights to drive better informed business decisions. But at what point does this data become useless? As we mentioned, big data provides detailed insight as it draws upon information from a number of sources and data points and thus, big data can reveal new…

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Why should financial organisations consider the use of cloud services?

Firms that operate within the financial services sector are facing an increasing number of challenges – from rising demand from both customers and shareholders to increasing pressures to reduce cost and meet regulatory requirements. Although these challenges have the means to cause disruptions, many firms within the industry are facing them head on by creating a new business model. This…

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does your address data fit the fields?

Can US addresses fit into 35 characters? At Melissa, we have seen this request where users of address verification software have predefined length and field-type restrictions. Most commonly, we have seen people using versions of SAP that restrict an address into the following fields with the maximum length in parenthesis. Address1 (35), Address2 (35), City (35), State (10), Zip (10).…

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Data Quality? That’s not in my job description!

It may not be explicitly stated but ensuring your company has good quality data is part of your job role. Why? Because all of us depend on data to do our work and if this data contains errors, it makes your job more complicated. What would I need to do? You need to advocate for data quality. When you come…

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Fintech Connect 2018

Promising to be Europe’s most exciting fintech trade show, there was a real buzz surrounding Fintech Connect. The team had high hopes and we were not disappointed – Fintech Connect was a fantastic two days and we had a great time meeting other exhibitors and talking to a number of individuals about all things KYC and AML. Day 1 was…

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Melissa’s Trust and Compliance Checklist Promotes Comprehensive Enterprise Data Quality

Company Receives SOC2 Certification; Outlines Criteria for Trusted Data in Banking, Healthcare, Marketing and More Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced its trust and compliance checklist, helping enterprises understand and evaluate complex criteria for secure, optimized data quality operations. The company is committed to trust and compliance leadership, securing its continued SOC2…

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Melissa Unlocks Insight and Revenue with Breakthrough AI Tools for Clinics and Research Centers

Cutting Edge Data Quality Transforms Real-World Clinical Data into a Future-Proofed, Research-Ready Data Goldmine for Better Patient Care Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced advanced artificial intelligence (AI) solutions that combine machine reasoning, natural language processing, and machine learning to tackle one of healthcare’s biggest problems: the time and cost of data…

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Fintech Connect – Excel, London

Fintech Connect is coming up next week and as we prepare for the show, we thought we would come to our blog to let attendees know what to expect from the team. This will be our second time at the event and as a leading fintech event, there will be a number of players in the fintech ecosystem attending the…

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