Refinements to Location Standards: Geocoding

Melissa Team | Data Quality, Geocoding | , , ,

By David Loshin

People mistakenly confuse the term “location” to mean the same thing as
“address,” but an address is a little bit of a confusing idea when you think
about it. For example, when we use an address, it can take on different meanings
in different contexts.

From a delivery perspective, it could refer to a mail box, or might refer to the
front door.… Read More

The Importance of Standards for Addresses and Locations

Blog Administrator | Data Quality, Postal Address Standards | , ,

By David Loshin

Here is a simple scenario, followed by what should be a simple question: I have an
item that I’d like to have delivered to a specific individual at a particular
location, and I plan to engage an agent to deliver the item on my behalf.

How can I communicate to the agent where the item is to be delivered?… Read More