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New data profiler helps organizations better understand their data assets for reporting and insight

10/12/2016


Experian Data Quality, a leading provider of data quality software and services, today announced the release of its free tool Experian Data Profiler on https://www.edq.com/. The tool allows users to automatically analyze and explore up to 50 million records to discover and measure potential issues. Leveraging this insight, businesses can prioritize their data quality investment decisions, avoid business problems caused by inaccurate data and improve business processes.  

“Organizations want to be data-driven, but bad data is still getting in the way. By gaining a better understanding of their information, businesses can truly unlock the power of their data,” said Thomas Schutz, senior vice president and general manager for Experian Data Quality. “We want to help businesses make smarter, data-driven decisions. This tool allows any business to profile its data quickly and easily, without having to commit budget. By understanding trends, proactively managing data and putting quantifiable metrics in place, organizations can more effectively compile a business case for data quality improvements and accelerate towards accurate and trustworthy data.”

On average, U.S. organizations believe that 23 percent of their data is inaccurate. The free Experian Data Profiler allows users with no specialist skills to better understand the depth of their data quality issues, assess how those issues are impacting their business and take action to correct those problems.

Combining robust data profiling with high performance and an easy-to-use interface, Experian Data Quality allows businesses to gain insight, produce data quality reports and model correction rules more quickly. The tool brings together data from disparate sources and allows users to build customer rules for efficient data quality reporting.

To obtain the Experian Data Profiler at no charge, please visit https://www.edq.com/products/pandora/free-data-profiler/

About Experian Data Quality

Experian Data Quality is a global leader in providing data quality software and services to organizations of all sizes. We help our clients to proactively manage the quality of their data through world-class validation, matching, enrichment and profiling capabilities. With flexible software-as-a-service and on-premise deployment models, Experian Data Quality software allows organizations around the world to truly connect with their customers by delivering intelligent interactions, every time.

Established in 1990, with offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, Experian Data Quality has more than 13,500 clients worldwide in retail, finance, education, insurance, government, healthcare and other sectors. For more information, visit https://www.edq.com.

About Experian

We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. We also help people to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft. In 2016, for the third year running, we were named one of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies” by Forbes magazine.

We employ approximately 17,000 people in 37 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2016, was US$4.6 billion.

To find out more about our company, please visit http://www.experianplc.com or watch our documentary, “Inside Experian.”


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