Disparate, Dirty, Duplicated Data – Understanding the 3Ds of Bad Data

Disparate, Dirty, Duplicated Data - Understanding the 3Ds of Bad Data In 1999, NASA learned how expensive bad data can be the hard way when they lost the Mars Orbitor in space. Why did this happen – because the engineers made calculations based on the Imperial system of measurements while the NASA scientists used the Metric system. A simple mistake…

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APAC E-Commerce Surges During Pandemic, Fraud Spikes Too

Ecommerce is probably the only sector that has seen growth amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We’re shopping for everything from groceries to clothes and appliances online. It’s not just millennials that are shopping online, even those who have never used a debit card to shop before are experimenting with online shopping. Salesforce Shopping Index suggests that digital e-com revenues saw a…

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The Importance Of KYC and AML Compliance in the APAC Region

$609 million -this is how much companies in the Asia-Pacific region were fined for not complying with KYC, AML and sanctions from 2008 to 2018. As regulators in the APAC region increase their focus on fighting financial crime, the importance of Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance has risen. India, Hong Kong, Singapore, the Philippines and Australia-…

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Biometrics in 2020

From online shopping to banking and investment trading, a growing number of interactions occur through digital screens and the internet as compared to face-to-face interactions. This has prioritized the need for digital identification and authentication. With this background, biometrics is emerging as the ideal solution to improving enterprise security. Did you know why? Because of the simple reason that biometric…

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How Online Identity Verification Helps Build Trust and Safety

Food delivery to your doorstep, ride-sharing to work, having someone come home to water your plants while you’re away- all it takes is a few swipes on the mobile phone to get any of this done. However, that’s not all these acts have in common. When you opt for services online, you do not know the person you will be…

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Reasons Why Verification Of Identity Is Crucial In Emerging Markets

In the film Face Off, John Travolta steals the identity of the antagonist by undergoing a face transplant. He could access everything that the opponent has by doing this. But in reality, one does not need a face transplant. As more and more transactions have moved online, getting the personal details of another person is good enough to gain access…

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Data Quality & Its Impact on Marketing Campaigns

Data is undoubtedly the backbone of any organization’s strategies and marketing campaigns. Simply put, if the right data is not available, or the quality of data is not up to the mark, analysts will end up making wrong decisions, which would have a trickledown effect from the higher echelons of the management teams, right till the lower levels within an…

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Five Reasons to Start Investing in Data Quality Consulting Today

Data has become the keyword to reckon with in each and every organization out there. It would be safe to say that data management has become the top most priority for organizations, given the complexity and importance it poses within the business’s structure. Given the important role data plays in the day to day functioning of an organization’s end goals;…

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Email Validation: the backbone of every email marketing campaign

Business and consumers rely heavily on emails, when it comes to communicating with each other. Since email messaging is an integral part of every business’ communication channel, it has become one of the most important communication tools within the business world. With this said and done, there is no denying the fact that email marketing has become a high level…

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