Data Quality in the Insurance Sector

The importance of Data Quality in the Insurance sector Data is becoming increasingly valuable in the technology age. There’s also a lot more of it available as consumers become more comfortable with sharing their personal information through their connected devices. However, data needs to be clean and accurate to add value to a business, and nowhere is this more important…

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Is now the time for one global ID verification data source?

It is an inescapable fact that for effective ID verification, and therefore KYC and AML compliance, financial services companies need to access to billions of records in real-time to ensure adequate checks are made while onboarding a new customer, and deliver that all-important smooth customer experience. The issue is, if you are a financial services organisation with a global reach…

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The Role of ID Verification in the Customer Experience

For consumers looking for a smooth onboarding process, ID verification provides an easy to follow procedure meaning that an organisation can quickly establish a customer’s ID enabling a positive customer experience. What is also equally important is that fact that ID verification generates consumer confidence which will also drive a positive customer experience. How so? The customer experience is related…

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The Crucial Role that Data plays in Banking

Regulation and technology are constantly being regarded as the key drivers in banking and although, they play a crucial role, it is data and the ability of big data that is really driving the industry. In order for regulation and technology to reshape the banking industry, there is a need to firms to rethink their foundations and business models and…

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Why should financial organisations consider the use of cloud services?

Firms that operate within the financial services sector are facing an increasing number of challenges – from rising demand from both customers and shareholders to increasing pressures to reduce cost and meet regulatory requirements. Although these challenges have the means to cause disruptions, many firms within the industry are facing them head on by creating a new business model. This…

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Why Melissa is Your Trusted Provider

The internet has become an essential tool for buying and selling products, supporting and contacting customers, and all-important know your customer or KYC compliance. All these crucial functions rely on basic sanity checking of customer data to prevent fraud, lost shipments, support anti-money laundering (AML) and keep data clean. To facilitate the speed of modern commerce, checking data input into…

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CA Unanimously Passes Mini GDPR Law

California lawmakers recently, and unanimously, passed a privacy bill – the first of its kind in the United States – similar to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new law won’t go into effect until 2020, but companies may want to start considering now processes for data collection and sharing. The so-called California Consumer Privacy Act of…

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Melissa and Runner EDQ Expand Partnership to Deliver Data Quality to Oracle Users

Oracle Validated Integration Offers Oracle Customers Rapid Access to Clean, Accurate Address and Contact Data Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF - November 14, 2017 - Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today expanded its partnership with Runner Technologies (Runner EDQ), a leading provider of integrated address verification solutions and Platinum level member of the…

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Melissa Data Expands Global Phone Verification Capabilities With Caller ID and Status of Mobile Numbers

Data Managers and Developers Reduce Fraud and Improve First Impressions with Details Behind Cell Phone NumbersMelissa Data, a leading provider of global contact data quality solutions, today announced expansion of its global phone verification capabilities that ensure valid and callable U.S. and international phone numbers for nearly 250 countries and territories worldwide. Newly available services include Premium Phone and Caller…

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