Free Data Quality Tool from Melissa Data Enables 100% Accuracy in Address Auto-Completion

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Express Entry® Validates Addresses as They are Entered; Improves Online Experience and Eliminates Possibility of Incorrect Data

 

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF- February 4, 2014 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced free availability of Express Entry®, the company’s address auto-completion tool designed to eliminate bad data at the source of entry.… Read More

Validation of Data Rules

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By David Loshin

Over the past few blog posts, we have looked at the ability to define data quality rules asserting consistency constraints between two or more data attributes within a single data instance, as well as cross-table consistency constraints to ensure referential integrity.
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In a Global Economy, a Global Solution is Vital

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By Patrick Bayne
Data Quality Tools Software Engineer

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3584 CS Utrecht

If you were given this address, how would you know it was valid? Is it formatted
correctly? How long will it take you to verify? For years businesses have
understood a need for address validating solutions, because clean, accurate data
is essential.… Read More

Postal Standards and Address Quality – Take 1

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By David Loshin

The USPS Postal Standard (Publication 28) provides at least some of the specifications we need for address quality. For example,

 “The Postal Service defines a complete address as one that has all the address elements necessary to allow an exact match with the current Postal Service ZIP+4 and City State files to obtain the finest level of ZIP+4 and delivery point codes for the delivery address.”

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Where in the End-to-End Should Address Standardization and Correction Happen?

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By David Loshin

In my last post, I shared a story about how rampant address validation actually can transform accurate (if not 100% standardized) addresses into inaccurate ones. My client actually noted that with some of the tools they have seen, addresses that have been submitted to the product and standardized are then re-submitted to the product, which then reports their own corrected address as being invalid!
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