5 Reasons to Invest in Reliable Data Sources Before Investing in a Property

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Never judge a book by its cover – or in this case, never invest in a property based off a picture! From investors, to lenders, to real estate professionals and insurance agents, the details in any property project determine whether you or your client will find either success or ruin in a property venture.… Read More

Gaining a Data Advantage: Hazard Data Enhancements Reduce Risk and Improve Service

Melissa Team | Data Enhancement, Data Enrichment, Data Integration, Data Quality, hazard data, Hazard Hub | , , , , , , ,

Hindsight is, as we know, 20/20.  But, what if, when it came to natural hazards
and their impact on your portfolio, you didn’t have to rely on hindsight?  What if, you could understand your risks and
exposures before an event occurred and write and plan appropriately? 
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Inferred Knowledge and Customer Intelligence through Matching and Linkage

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By David Loshin

What I have found to be the most interesting byproduct of record linkage is the ability to infer explicit facts about individuals that are obfuscated as a result of distribution of data. As an example, consider these records, taken from different data sets:

A:

David
Loshin
301-754-6350
1163 Kersey Rd
Silver Spring
MD
20902

B:
Knowledge Integrity, Inc
1163 Kersey Rd
Silver Spring
MD
20902

C:
H David
Lotion
1163 Kersey Rd
Silver Spring
MD
20902

D:
Knowledge Integrity, Inc.

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Review: Contact Verification Component

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By Brian Erlich
SQL Server Magazine

Melissa Data provides mailing lists, mailing and data management software, and other products that can help companies improve the quality of their data. It now offers the Data Quality Components for SSIS, a suite of components that integrate into SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).… Read More