Melissa Data Wins Industry Accolades for Data Quality Leadership and Technical Contributions

Named to DBTA 100: Companies that Matter Most in Data, as well as SD Times 100 for Innovation and Market Presence Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF, June 18, 2014 - Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced it was named for the second consecutive time to the DBTA 100, Database Trends and Applications magazine's…

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Melissa Data Launches Listware for Salesforce

Powerful Data Quality Plug-In Cleanses, Validates and Enriches CRM Information; Increases Customer Intelligence with Property and Mortgage Data Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF. - June 10, 2014 - Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced Listware®for Salesforce®, its powerful data quality plug-in that integrates data cleansing, validation, and enrichment directly into Salesforce.com's CRM software.…

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[WEBINAR] How to Seamlessly Cleanse and Enrich Your Customer Data

Your contact data is perhaps your organization's most valuable asset. But how good is your data? At least 25 percent of most companies' data is probably inaccurate, according to industry analyst Gartner. Bad data is likely caused by the fact that contact data is always in flux - as people move, get married, retire or pass away. This poses a…

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[WEBINAR] When Good Data Goes Bad: How to Quickly Identify and Easily Fix Bad Data

The impact of bad data isn't hard to miss. The signs: marketing efforts with poor response rates, undeliverable mail, email bounce-backs, low customer retention, decreased revenue - the list goes on. According to TDWI, bad data costs U.S. businesses an estimated $611 billion annually. The main cause of bad data? Contact data is always in flux. Roughly 40 million (1…

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Melissa Data’s MatchUp for SQL Server Solves Duplicate Customer Records for Data Integrators

Powerful Data Quality Tool Consolidates Duplicates into Single Golden Record; Objective Data Quality Score Uniquely Determines Most Accurate Customer Information Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF - May 8, 2014 - Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced its TechEd 2014 exhibit will feature new matching and de-duplication functionality in the company's MatchUp Component for…

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Melissa Data and Scribe Software Partner to Enhance Data Migration with Data Quality Services

"Partnership Extends the Value of Intelligent Customer Data, Delivering Cost-Effective and Easy Integration Across the Enterprise Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF - April 30, 2014 - Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and data integration solutions, today announced its strategic relationship with Scribe Software to deliver better access to business-critical data and power a 360-degree view of the…

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Devising the Strategy, Making the Plan

By David Loshin The three steps that I suggested in my last post about where to begin with data quality are truly meant to help determine where to begin, but also to guide the development of a longer term strategy and plan. Let me recall the three steps, but this time put them into the long-term perspective: Solicit data quality…

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Assembling a Data Quality Management Framework

By David Loshin There are two dominating questions that I am asked over and over again when people are in process to create a program for data quality management. The first is "how can you develop a business justification for a data quality program?" and the second is "how do we get started?" We are currently working on a task…

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Melissa Data and Blu Sky Form Strategic Alliance to Solve Healthcare Data Management Challenges

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF- January 14, 2014 - Melissa Data, a leading provider of global contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced its strategic alliance with Blu Sky to solve growing data management challengesin healthcare markets. Melissa Data offers a comprehensive platform for data integration and data quality, and Blu Sky provides data capture technologies optimized for EpicCare software…

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Performance Scalability

By David Loshin In my last post I noted that there is a growing need for continuous entity identification and identity resolution as part of the information architecture for most businesses, and that the need for these tools is only growing in proportion to the types and volumes of data that are absorbed from different sources and analyzed. While I…

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