Enter the Contact Zone: Where Data Integration and Data Quality Are Simplified

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By Joseph Vertido

For many, the concepts of data integration and data quality are separate and have no commonality. But in reality, when you combine them – they create a partnership that excels. Where data quality leaves off, data integration begins, and vice versa.
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Inferred Knowledge and Customer Intelligence through Matching and Linkage

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By David Loshin

What I have found to be the most interesting byproduct of record linkage is the ability to infer explicit facts about individuals that are obfuscated as a result of distribution of data. As an example, consider these records, taken from different data sets:

A:

David
Loshin
301-754-6350
1163 Kersey Rd
Silver Spring
MD
20902

B:
Knowledge Integrity, Inc
1163 Kersey Rd
Silver Spring
MD
20902

C:
H David
Lotion
1163 Kersey Rd
Silver Spring
MD
20902

D:
Knowledge Integrity, Inc.

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Record Linkage and Data Enhancement

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By David Loshin

In my last two posts we looked at the distribution of information about entities and the use of record linkage to find corresponding data records in different data sets that can be linked together. Record linkage can be used for a number of processes that we bundle under the concept of “data enhancement,” which we’ll use to describe any methods for

improving the value and usefulness of information.… Read More

Review: Contact Verification Component

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By Brian Erlich
SQL Server Magazine

Melissa Data provides mailing lists, mailing and data management software, and other products that can help companies improve the quality of their data. It now offers the Data Quality Components for SSIS, a suite of components that integrate into SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).… Read More

Integrating Analytical Results with Operational Activities

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By David Loshin

We have looked at using enhancement for operational purposes, as well as analytical
purposes, but there are ways that we can merge the two into a hybrid: using
enhanced data for analytics, whose results are incorporated into operational
activities using the same types of enhancements.
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