The Role of Data Quality for Charities

2% of contact data is subject to inaccuracies every month which means that almost 25% of data is corrupted on an annual basis. However, new statistics demonstrate that organisations find almost 30% of their contact data to be inaccurate. This is not an alarming statistic as smart technology has meant that we are more connected than ever, but it has…

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

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…

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Fintech Connect 2018

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…

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

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…

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The Generation of the mobile phone

Mobile phones sales have been increasing year in year out and the number of mobile users is expected to surpass five billion by 2019. It was estimated that approximately 63% of the world population owned a mobile phone in 2016 and this number is due to increase to 67% in 2019. This growth in mobile phone ownership demonstrates the need…

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Data Quality & Its Impact on Marketing Campaigns

Data is undoubtedly the backbone of any organization’s strategies and marketing campaigns. Simply put, if the right data is not available, or the quality of data is not up to the mark, analysts will end up making wrong decisions, which would have a trickledown effect from the higher echelons of the management teams, right till the lower levels within an…

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Melissa Sponsors PASS Summit Session on Optimizing Your Data Quality Business

Free Lunch and Learn Session Guides Data Quality Pros in Applying Tools, Accelerating Analytics, and Monetizing Data Cleansing Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – October 23, 2018 – Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced its PASS Summit session, “Data Quality: What’s in it For Me?” This free lunch and learn session is geared…

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