The Half-Life of Data

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Data is the new oil of the digital economy. Effectively used, data can help organizations to better understand customer needs and provide winning strategies to meet them. But the data you depend on to make these important decisions is always in flux.

In The Half-Life of Data, Bud Walker, Vice President of Enterprise Sales and Strategy for Melissa, breaks down the true nature of data and what it means for your business.… Read More

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

Melissa UK Team | Big Data, Data Cleansing, Data Enhancement, Data Enrichment, Data Management, Data Matching, Data Quality, United Kingdom | ,

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 across data errors, your natural reaction is one of two things – correct the error or ignore the error because it is time consuming and a waste of your time to find and fix every data related flaw in the system.… Read More

Fintech Connect 2018

Melissa UK Team | Address Check, Address Quality, Address Standardization, Address Verification, Big Data, Data Quality, FinTech, Global Address Verification, Global ID Verification, International Address Verification, News & Events, United Kingdom | , , , , , ,

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 just as buzzing as day 2.… Read More

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

Melissa Team | Address Quality, Article, Big Data, CASS Certification, Data Cleansing, Data Enrichment, Data Governance, Data Management, Data Quality, Global Address Verification, Global ID Verification, HIPAA, News & Events, Postal Address Standards, SOC2, USPS | , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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 certification to validate overall data operations as secure, private and compliant.… Read More

What’s all the fuss about Big Data?

Melissa UK Team | Analyzing Data, Analyzing Data Quality, Big Data, Data Audit, Data Cleansing, Data Quality, Data Quality Services, United Kingdom | , , , ,

According to data analytics company SAS, big data is a term used to describe large volumes of data, whether structured or unstructured, that businesses deal with on a daily basis. Big data can be broken down into the three Vs:

  • Volume: businesses collect data from various sources and with increasing use of the internet and social platforms, there is more data available than ever.
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