Fintech Connect – Excel, London

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Fintech Connect is coming up next week and as we prepare for the show, we thought we would come to our blog to let attendees know what to expect from the team. This will be our second time at the event and as a leading fintech event, there will be a number of players in the fintech ecosystem attending the event to view the latest innovations changing the fact of the sector, so we’re looking forward to meeting everyone.… Read More

What’s all the fuss about Big Data?

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According to data analytics company SAS, big data is a term used to describe large volumes of data, whether structured or unstructured, that businesses deal with on a daily basis. Big data can be broken down into the three Vs:

  • Volume: businesses collect data from various sources and with increasing use of the internet and social platforms, there is more data available than ever.
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Your Data’s Rate of Decay

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Did you know that data has a half-life? That is the amount
of time it takes for the information in your database to go bad. How?  Because contact data is always changing.  The U.S Census Bureau states that in the
U.S.  we have a population of 316 million
annually. Some of the changes that occur include 2.3 million marriages, 1.2
million divorces, 4.3 million births, 2.5 million deaths, and 47 million moves.
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Melissa Data Advocates Big Data Quality and Big Data Blend Practices for Authoritative Big Data Analytics

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PentahoWorld Presentation Details Data Blending Practices to Ensure Meaningful Intelligence

Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF – October 1, 2014 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and data enrichment solutions, today advocated data quality practices as critical to maintaining the validity and power of Big Data analytics. The firm will provide details in a PentahoWorld training presentation slated for October 10 at 8:00 a.m.… Read More

3 Steps to Good Data

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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 management effort here:

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