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Yearly Archives: 2013

Massive amounts of data remain unanalyzed

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Data quality is one major concern for companies who collect large volumes of information, especially when it’s all coming from disparate sources.

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Is the next generation ready for the challenges of data governance?

Richard Jones Archive
When it comes to the specific skills needed for information management - including mining, ensuring data quality and performing high-level analyses - formal training has been lax.

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Address management mishap affects health patients in Canada

Paul Newman Archive
People are very sensitive about their private health information being shared with the wrong parties, and no health firm wants to deal with the fallout of consumers becoming outraged about their data being leaked.

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Should companies be honest about their data quality 'blemishes?'

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Should companies be honest about the small imperfections in their data clusters, or should they cover them up?

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Public health programs have clear need for better address management

Richard Jones Archive
In the public realm, address management can help the government deliver important social services that citizens need.

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What kinds of data are most important to e-commerce merchants?

Richard Jones Archive
In the e-commerce sector, business leaders everywhere are eager to devote more resources to collecting data and analyzing it to achieve better results.

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FAQ Friday: Can Experian Data Quality Remove Spam Traps From My List?

Rachel Gianfredi Archive
Experian Data Quality is a proud active member of the email community, and we are well aware of the various behaviors (good and bad) that exist in the industry. We have many people come to us to ask that we "catch their spam traps" or "make sure that spam traps are not in their lists".  This is a great request, and we do identify some spam traps, however, we are not an exhaustive spam trap identification service.  Spam traps are designed to look just like regular email addresses so there's no possible way to identify all of them, even though there are some companies that claim to be able to do so. We're here to lay it out for you.

 

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Data quality mishap leads to University of Virginia email fiasco

Paul Newman Archive
Trouble with data quality is an area of concern for professionals in every industry, but it presents an especially pressing need in education.

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Direct mail is still a relevant marketing strategy in 2013

Richard Jones Archive
If you believe everything you read about in tech blogs, you might infer that snail mail is dead - but in reality, that’s very far from the case.

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Are companies taking action with data quality?

Rachel Wheeler Archive
Once companies are able to address the data quality issue, they can turn their attention to other matters - such as actually getting results from all the information they’re collecting.

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