Data Quality Insider Newsletter Sept. 2010 Issue

The Sept. issue of the DQ Insider features an article on Melissa Data's new turnkey appliance "Contact Verification Server" (CVS) In The Spotlight section. This data quality appliance incorporates Melissa Data's cleansing with pre-configured, optimized hardware to deliver scalable contact data quality for any size organization.   Learn more about CVS, a new element in WebSmart StreetSearch named FullAddressLine (available in…

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Melissa Data Unveils New Contact Verification Server at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco

Melissa Data will showcase the Contact Verification Server at the Oracle OpenWorld show in San Francisco the week of Sept. 20. This appliance is built by Dell™ and incorporates six WebSmart components for contact data verification and enrichment, including address, phone, and email verification, name parsing, geocoding, and change-of-address processing. The Contact Verification Server is ideal for companies that need…

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Data Quality Tips from Our Experts

Taking Advantage of Melissa Data's New FullAddressLine with WebSmart StreetSearch By Admound Chou, DQT Assistant Manager   Melissa Data recently introduced a new element in WebSmart StreetSearch named FullAddressLine, to make StreetSearch even easier to use in generating suggestions for unverifiable addresses.   The FullAddressLine element will take all the individual components and piece them into a complete address line,…

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The New Data Quality Advisor

Are you a subscriber to Melissa Data's Data Quality Advisor? If so, you probably noticed the facelift it received in your inbox this morning: http://www.melissadata.com/enews/09092010.htm Designed to maximize readers' viewing pleasure, the new Data Quality Advisor provides outlets to all of Melissa Data's most important resources: White Papers, Case Studies, Webcasts, Free Demos, Upcoming Events, Special Product Offers, and more. Data…

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Say Goodbye to Stale Data

While you already have an address validation solution in place, you probably don't have the most updated contact data. Outdated, stale data stored in silos within enterprises can lead to a complete deterioration of your database. That's why it's important to implement a move update processing service to keep the addresses in your database current and up-t0-date.   Move updating…

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7 Steps to Enhance Product Data Quality

The TDWI Checklist Report on Product Data Quality points out the most pressing technology requirements for improving the quality of product data: 1.      Support product data's diverse and complex standards. Standardization is the most common data quality technique, regardless of the data type.  2.      Enhance product data with additional information. Even when product data is clean and standardized, its value can be…

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Unlock the True Value of Customer Information with Better Data Quality

Clean data can go stale at a rate of 2 percent per month. Greg Brown, Melissa Data's director of marketing, details the challenges of data quality, the four basic data quality requirements, and how companies of any size can benefit from enacting a flexible data quality initiative.   Listen to the Podcast. Post your comments here. >>  http://www.outlookseries.com/vendor_perspective/Melissa_Data.htm

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3 Steps to Good Data

Did you know that effective data management and data quality are no longer "nice-to-have" options? According to independent consultant Joe McKendrick, organizations of all types are turning to data analytics to gain that extra edge in understanding both what customers are doing, and what they intend to do. Read about the three elements that should be part of any effective data…

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Melissa Data’s WebSmart Service Featured in YouTube Video

Did you know that Melissa Data's address cleansing Web service can be easily integrated with SAP? With just a click of a button, your address is verified, corrected and standardized. In this video, Forrest Horner, a senior IT analyst for Sacramento County, shows a snippet of the Web services' address cleansing functionality within a SAP environment. Check it out:  …

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