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The value of trustworthy data and how to get it

Do you consider yourself data driven? Do you use the data you have to make informed, strategic decisions? If so, you’re in good company. In fact, more than 80 percent of organizations believe that data is an integral part of forming their business strategy. With such an emphasis on making informed decisions, it’s really important to trust the data you’re working with. Right?

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What an increase in USPS rates means for your business and how first-class data quality can help

As of January 22, 2017, the United States Postal Service (USPS) has implemented rate changes for mailing and shipping, which includes the first increase in the price of Forever stamps since January 2014. If you rely on these services to send coupons or get goods to customers, you should consider how the increased mailing and shipping costs will impact your prices and your bottom line.

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Introducing Global Intuitive address verification

For over 20 years, we at Experian Data Quality have been helping business like you succeed, by giving you confidence back in your data. Whether you’re ensuring the collection of valid addresses or looking to improve your overall user experience, our mission has, and will continue to revolve around powering business opportunities with quality data.

This is why we’re excited to announce a new addition to our address verification solution. As you look to expand your businesses within your country as well as internationally, we are expanding our capabilities to scale along with you every step of the way.

We are thrilled to roll out our new Global Intuitive address validation solution to help you do just that! Our Global Intuitive address verification solution will allow you to capture validated address in real time through a predictive engine.

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Experian Data Quality for Salesforce: Free Trial Introduction

Experian Data Quality for Salesforce provides real-time verification of addresses, emails, and phone numbers, and bulk cleansing of addresses. This is a powerful tool that’ll allow you to detect and remove inaccurate data from your database. We help ensure that your data is always fit for purpose, the first time around!

This blog post provides a walkthrough of deploying a trial instance of Experian Data Quality for Salesforce into your environment. The goal is to help guide you through the set up of the application within the Accounts, Contracts, Contacts, and Leads standard objects. Happy installing!

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Data quality for small businesses: A self-service approach

Whether you’re a leader at a start-up aspiring to be the next Facebook or Snapchat, or a small business owner running a company that’s been in your family for years, you know that reaching your customers and maintaining those relationships is the key to success.

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The two-speed IT paradigm: Using data to drive innovation

It was Ben Franklin who once said: “Great haste makes great waste.” While this is sometimes true, in today’s quickly evolving digital marketplace, you can quickly be outpaced by competitors if you’re not constantly and rapidly advancing your products and services.

I’m not saying that you should throw the rule book out the window and jump into new business ventures willy-nilly. But, there’s a widespread belief that when it comes to getting things done, working with speed and upholding standards need to be mutually exclusive. Common thinking is that if you’re rushing to get things done, you’re going to make mistakes; but, if you move slowly, you’ll achieve greater results.

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Coping with compliance: The need for data management in financial services

If you’re a Chief Data Officer (CDO), lingering bedtime thoughts about what may be lurking in your database could keep you up at night. And it’s easy to see why. Today’s financial services companies are so tightly regulated that any slip-up can be costly—and not just financially. Tales of noncompliance penalties levied against financial institutions spread like wildfire in the media, damaging your company’s reputation and spooking investors or potential customers.

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Experian Data Quality Scholarship

Experian Data Quality is proud to announce a unique scholarship opportunity for college students who are entering their final year of undergraduate education!

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The quest to become the “world’s greatest bank” starts with data quality

Becoming the world’s greatest bank is no easy task. But that’s exactly what this bank hopes to accomplish through its world-class services and excellent customer experience. The bank serves over 225,000 personal and commercial customers at its 150 stores across the Pacific Northwest, from Oregon to California.

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Building a data management program: Simplified

When it comes to developing and implementing a data management strategy, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed. You have a monumental task in front of you. 

During my time with Experian, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with many organizations about their data management practices. In every conversation, I’ve seen the same challenges in various shapes and sizes. But the businesses that have been most successful are the ones that simplify their data management process into terms everyone in the organization can understand. After all, data should be accessible to both IT and business users, right? So speaking a common language will help everyone understand the strategy.

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