Quality is the Missing Link in HealthLink’s Million+ Database

HealthLink depends on their data. And the company has a lot of it – it operates the largest multisourced database of active practicing physicians and allied health professionals. Their database helps the pharmacy, healthcare, medical device and insurance industries efficiently target their primary markets. With so much data to collect and manage, HealthLink recognized it was critical to implement a…

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Integrate Data Quality into ETL Workflows – DBAs will Thank You

Tired of the ETL grind? Work faster and smarter with Melissa and Talend. In the era of big data, DBAs spend much of their time transferring, migrating, and cleaning disparate data. Melissa makes this more efficient by adding data quality into the workflow to help DBAs work smarter and faster with clean data. Read this article in Database Trends and…

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Rinsing Out Bad Patient Data Increased Efficiency for Dental School

Unverified and outdated address data plagued the database of the University of Iowa’s School of Dentistry, having a tremendous effect on the communication with its patients. Check out this case study to see how the dental school rinsed out bad data, continues to maintain sparkly clean patient records, and most importantly, increased operational efficiency. Mailing has always been an integral…

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Washington University Increases Revenue Ten-Fold with Melissa Technology

The headline is true – the University of Washington increased its fundraising revenue ten-fold after implementing Melissa’s solutions. This resulted in a staggering $2.7 billion win in campaign revenue. Read the entire case study to see what the University has to say about their experience with Melissa and what exactly it was that led to such a jump in revenue.…

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When does Big Data become Bad Data?

Last month, we spoke about big data and the importance of leveraging such data to provide insights to drive better informed business decisions. But at what point does this data become useless? As we mentioned, big data provides detailed insight as it draws upon information from a number of sources and data points and thus, big data can reveal new…

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What’s all the fuss about Big Data?

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…

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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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The Relationship between Data Governance and GDPR

According to the GDPR, personal data refers to any information related to a person including name, photo, email, address, bank details, social media updates, medical information and even IP addresses. It can come in various forms and contains several data elements. Data governance and GDPR are complementary as a strong data governance program is vital for GDPR compliance and with…

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Melissa is an accredited supplier of Her Majesty’s CSS G-Cloud 10 Framework

The government state that cloud and service platforms provide better value for money, recommending that public sector firms look at cloud solutions as an alternative and  since early July, more than 3000 suppliers have been able to offer their cloud technology and support to organisations across the public sector via the G-Cloud 10 framework. The framework is split into three…

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Melissa Launches Melissa Developer, Full-Service Portal for Rapid Application Development

Comprehensive Tools and Resources Fuel Growth and Scalability, Enable Easy Application Integration of Data Cleansing and Enrichments Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – April 25, 2018 – Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced Melissa Developer , a comprehensive portal with ready-to-use APIs (application program interfaces) that support the development community with easy integration of data quality…

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