Melissa Data Quality Solutions Help Protect Voting Rights and Empower Vote by Mail

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – June 16, 2020 – Melissa, a leading provider of global data quality and address management solutions, today announced a special voter registration data file analysis and processing service to help election boards and registrars improve the accuracy of voter rolls to support implementation of vote by mail programs. Heading into the U.S. general election in…

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Benefits of a Single Customer View

What is a single customer view? A single customer view, also known as a 360 view on your customers is a method of consolidating all the data you have on your prospects or customers which may be of entered into your systems from various channels and merging it into one single record. Most companies will experience this problem of having…

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Melissa Offers Free Data Optimization Tools to Improve Accuracy of Voter Registration Roll

Verifying and Updating Voter Data Reduces Election Costs, Fosters Turnout and Mitigates Vote-by-Mail Challenges Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – May 13, 2020 – Melissa, a leading provider of global address, name, email, phone, and identity verification solutions, today announced its data enhancement solutions are being leveraged across the country by a large number of election boards and registrars of voters to…

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Healthy Data for Better Healthcare

Evaluating and maintaining data quality is complex in any industry. However, the uniquely complex and non-stop aspects of healthcare data management complicate the process significantly. Characterized by a steady stream of patient records and evolving contact points, information must be managed effectively within a deep well of legacy data. Coding and filing claims, and constant updating of medical records, are…

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Your Deduplication Processes May be Leaving You at Risk for GDPR Fines

Once-trusted fuzzy matching algorithms may be leaving your organization vulnerable to hefty GDPR fines. The balancing act of false-positives and false-negatives in single customer view (SCV) systems used to favor the false-negative side, with near negligible error results. However, the standard of that balancing act has now been redefined by the GDPR regulations. Find out how GDPR has moved the…

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Google Gets Nailed for GDPR

Today is Data Privacy Day! A good day to remind our readers about GDPR data privacy regulations and those pesky goalposts. If you haven’t been keeping up, the GDPR hammer is coming down hard and fast on tech giants like Google, who was recently hit with a fine totaling 50 million Euros (about $57,192,500) by France’s data protection regulator CNIL.…

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Say Goodbye to Bad Data Before it Enters Your System with Global Express Entry

By Edward Dombrowski Data Quality Analyst Maybe you're already familiar with the way Express Entry and Express Entry Desktop Edition can autocomplete addresses - just select the country and type in the beginning of an address, and the service can fill in the missing information, using address data from over 240 countries. But did you know the many benefits to autocompleting…

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Record Matching Made Easy with MatchUp Web Service

MatchUp®, Melissa's solution to identify and eliminate duplicate records, is now available as a web service for batch processes, fulfilling one of most frequent requests from our customers - accurate database matching without maintaining and linking to libraries, or shelling out to the necessary locally-hosted data files. Now you can integrate MatchUp into any aspect of your network that can…

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MatchUp Now Available in the Cloud

Did you know that most databases contain 8-10% duplicates? These duplicates get in the way of business intelligence, accurate analytics, and can even result in wasted spend and undeliverable mail costs.   The solution? MatchUp®! The new edition of a Cloud web service to the current lineup allows you to dedupe, household, and fuzzy match into any aspect of your…

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