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

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. Big data translates to big insight…

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Making Data Work for Your Geospatial Challenges

Anyone who has looked at flood data knows that FEMA is not the answer. It's not that FEMA doesn't try to accurately map what they believe to be floodable areas. It's that FEMA is politically driven. As a city, you do not have to participate in FEMA mapping. Why would you not participate? Well, properties in flood zones tend to have lower valuations, and lower…

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

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?  Wouldn't that be better than hoping and praying that nothing bad happened?   Of…

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Melissa Data Wins Industry Accolades for Data Quality Leadership and Technical Contributions

Named to DBTA 100: Companies that Matter Most in Data, as well as SD Times 100 for Innovation and Market Presence Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF, June 18, 2014 - Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced it was named for the second consecutive time to the DBTA 100, Database Trends and Applications magazine's…

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