Free Data Quality Tool from Melissa Data Enables 100% Accuracy in Address Auto-Completion

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Express Entry® Validates Addresses as They are Entered; Improves Online Experience and Eliminates Possibility of Incorrect Data


Rancho Santa Margarita, CALIF- February 4, 2014 – Melissa Data, a leading provider of contact data quality and integration solutions, today announced free availability of Express Entry®, the company’s address auto-completion tool designed to eliminate bad data at the source of entry.… Read More

Is There Such a Thing as Perfect Data?

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By Elliot King

Sometimes those responsible for data quality need to chant their own little version of the famous tranquility prayer. You know the one, generally attributed to the great theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, that goes along the lines of let me change what I can change; accept what I can’t change, and know the difference between the two.

The data quality version would go–let me fix what I can fix; minimize what can’t
be fixed, and know the difference between the two.… Read More

The Meaning of Nothing

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By David Loshin

What does it mean when a data element has a null value? In my previous posts, I sort of suggested that the data value was “not available” but that is a bit presumptive. At earlier stages in my data career, I spent a lot of time thinking about the meaning of a null value, and considering the reasons that a data element’s value was missing.
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