Business Rules for Standardization: Bringing it all Together

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By David Loshin

While we have been talking in the last few posts about checking whether a data value observes the standard (and is therefore a valid value), the real challenge in standardization is in determining (1) that a value does not meet the standard and then (2) taking the right actions to modify it so that it does meet the standard.
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Techniques for Address Standardization

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By David Loshin

In my recent set of posts, we looked at the value and importance of address standardization as an integral component of both transactional and analytical applications, especially when seeking levels of accuracy associated with the concept of location, which in some cases goes beyond the concept of “address.”

But knowing that with some degree of precision we can map locations to their nearest geocoded location, let’s think about aspects of a more general challenge: ensuring resolution of a provided descriptive address to an actual known address.… Read More

The Need and the Mechanics of Address Standardization

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By David Loshin

In my previous post, I introduced the topic of address standards, and we
conjectured that the existence of a standard for addresses not only simplifies
the processes of delivery, it helps to ensure delivery accuracy. Ultimately,
delivery accuracy saves money, since it reduces the amount of effort to find the
location and it eliminates rework and extra costs of failed delivery.
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4 SaaS Data Integration Challenges to Keep an Eye Out For

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One of the hottest areas of the software market during the past few years has been the delivery of new software products through SaaS offerings. The SaaS model can take many different forms and views, from a hosted application that end users log into and use via their Web browsers, to specific, discrete application processing services and technologies that are hidden behind the scenes of a desktop application (e.g.,Read More