The Data Advisor
3 Things Every BI Implementation Must Have
Looking to implement a business intelligence (BI) system into your operations? To get started, there are three key items that should
be at the top of your shopping list to make a BI system more useful and easily accessible.
Data Enhancement for Analytical Purposes: How It Can Help
Standardizing and verifying address data is a critical first step to managing your data. But more is needed. Industry expert David Loshin
talks about how data enhancement can augment the BI and analytics processes to help companies increase revenues and profitability.
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WebSmart ensures all your contact data, including addresses, phone numbers, emails and names are valid. This collection of cloud-based
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The Worst Practices in Data Governance
Are you accumulating increasing amounts of data, but not gaining any business insights from it? Could there be a glitch in your data governance program?
What could you be doing wrong? BI expert Rick Sherman lays out a roadmap of red flags to look for – as those might indicate your data governance program
is heading down the wrong path.
Melissa Data Brings Address Check Service to Windows Azure Marketplace
Big news from Melissa Data. The company recently announced that its Address Check Web Service is now available on the Windows Azure
Marketplace for Microsoft’s Data Quality Services (or any client that embeds the API). This will provide users with real-time US and
Canadian address verification – saving money and reducing undeliverable mail.
Consulting Firm Helps Non-Profits Clean
Maintaining contact with fundraising donors is a necessity for nonprofit organizations. How does CJW Consulting help nonprofits
update their clients’ inaccurate or outdated addresses?
The USPS is constantly changing delivery routes, and according to Carrierroutes.com, routes will added, deleted,
or modified at least 100,000 times in one month alone!
About Melissa Data
is a total solutions provider of direct
mail, marketing and data quality tools.
Melissa Data helps companies acquire and
retain customers, validate and enhance
contact data, improve marketing ROI, and
save money on postage and mail processing.
Since 1985, Melissa Data has helped
companies like the FBI, Northrop Grumman,
AAA, Safeway, and the Atlanta Braves improve
In this Issue:
3 BI Implementation Must-Haves
Data Enhancement for Analytics
Worst Practices in Data Governance
Windows Azure Marketplace
CJW Updates Clients’ Databases
Standardize, correct, verify US & Canadian postal addresses with Address Object.
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Get new moved-to addresses via cloud or service bureau.
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Identify and merge/purge duplicate records with MatchUp.
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Data Quality Authority
Check out our newly redesigned blog, The Data Quality Authority. The blog features leading industry experts talk about the latest data quality, BI and analytics issues.
A must read!
Learn about contact verification and geocoding in Microsoft SSIS.
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