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Yearly Archives: 2015

Meeting this year’s festive delivery challenge head on

Rebecca Hennessy 4 minute read Data quality

The festive shopping boom is big news this year. In the wake of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, retailers have delivery requirements that are bigger than ever and so Rebecca considers the implications of data quality on the process. Specifically she delves into why it's critical to make address management an important factor in ensuring efficiency and avoiding additional costs.

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Experian Data Quality named as ‘Strong Performer’ in The Forrester Wave™: Data Quality Solutions

Boris Huard 2 minute read Data quality

Experian Data Quality has just been named a Strong Performer in The Forrester Wave™: Data Quality Solutions, Q4 2015. In this blog, Boris Huard looks at some of our key strengths recognised by Forrester in the report and why Experian Data Quality is ideally placed to support organisations looking to drive business change through digital empowerment.

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Expert advice on driving an effective data strategy

Derek Munro 4 minute read Chief data officer, Data quality

As host of a recent event to launch our new research, 'Rise of the data force', Derek has collated his highlights from our expert speakers into 5 key pieces of advice on establishing an effective data strategy.

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Our new research report charts the rise of the CDO

Boris Huard 6 minute read Chief data officer, Data quality

Boris announces the official launch of the second phase in our Chief Data Officer research which explores insights from over 40 CDOs and senior business executives. He reveals his own perspectives on the research as well as key findings on the CDO role itself, drawn from the views of participants on what it's like to own and manage data whilst driving value from it.

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Experian Data Quality named as a ‘Challenger’ in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools

Boris Huard 3 minute read Data quality

Experian Data Quality is positioned for the second time in Gartner's 2015 Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools. The report evaluates an organisation's complete suite of data quality products, completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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A successful end to a data migration requires a successful beginning

Jim Williams 3 minute read Data migration, Data quality

Experian Data Quality's data migration expert consultant, Jim Williams, looks at one of the most common challenges for those managing migrations - why having a business sponsor in place is critical to getting off to a good start. He considers in particular the importance of establishing this early on to get the project off to a good start and ultimately reach a successful conclusion.

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Smart data. Smarter decisions.

James Marrable 5 minute read Data quality, Data governance

James Marrable, host of our recent client summit, gives an overview of the most interesting themes from the day's presentations. He looks in particular at why data analytics relies so heavily on data quality and the opportunity that self-service is bringing to organisations.

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Accelerating your data quality

Nic Gates 5 minute read Data governance, Data quality

Our recent roundtable focussed on how data governance can help accelerate your data quality initiatives. Nic, our Data Quality Director, shares his key takeaways from this extremely popular event in our roundtable series.

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This year, don’t make a festive faux pas

Experian predictions show that Black Friday spending online will hit over £1bn this festive season. In anticipation our email expert and DMA Email Council member, Sophie, looks at how retailers can improve the deliverability and inbox placement rate of their customer emails and make the most of this festive boom.

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Investing in data: chicken and egg

Lewis Cameron 6 minute read Data quality, Chief data officer

Whilst many organisations are pushing data up the boardroom agenda, for some it's still a struggle to justify investment in data initiatives. Lewis explores the 'chicken and egg' scenario where data practitioners are battling for investment because they can't demonstrate compelling ROI without first having the very resource in place that they're trying to secure. He considers four ways you can successfully negotiate this issue and progress your strategy.

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