Data Standardization: Define, Test, and Transform

While organizations shift towards establishing a data culture across the enterprise, many are still struggling to get their data right. Pulling data from disparate sources and getting varying formats and representations of what is supposed to be the same information – causes serious roadblocks in your data journey. Teams experience delays and mistakes while carrying out their routine operations or extracting insights from datasets. Such problems force businesses to introduce a data standardization mechanism –

Why Data Cleansing Is Critical and How You Can Implement Data Cleanliness Processes and Solutions

Poor data quality is a rising concern for many business leaders as they fail to meet their targeted goals. The team of data analysts – that is supposed to produce reliable data insights – spend 80% of their time cleaning and preparing data, and only 20% of the time is left to do the actual analysis. This has a huge impact on the team’s productivity as they have to manually validate the data quality of

The Power of Data: How Leading Organizations Leverage Data As A Competitive Advantage

Data is the current and future source of competitive advantage. Borja Gonzáles del Regueral – Vice Dean, IE University’s School of Human Sciences and Technology Business leaders completely understand the importance of data as a fundamental asset for their business growth. Although many have realized its significance, most of them still struggle to understand how it can be utilized to derive improved business outcomes, such as converting more prospects into customers, enhancing brand reputation, or

Deduplication: Best Practices For Avoiding Or Correcting Duplicate Customer Data

Duplicate data does not only reduce the accuracy of business insights, but it compromises the quality your customer experience as well. Although the consequences of duplicate data are faced by everyone – IT managers, business users, data analysts – it has the worst impact on a company’s marketing operations. As marketers represent the company’s product and service offerings in the industry, poor data can quickly deface your brand reputation and lead to delivering negative customer

Data Hygiene: A Quick Guide To Data Merge Purge

A merge purge is a pivotal function for business operations such as direct mail marketing and obtaining a single source of truth. However, many organizations still believe that the merge purge process is solely limited to Excel techniques and functions that do very little to rectify increasingly complex needs of data quality. This guide will help business and IT users understand the merge purge process, and possibly make them realize why their teams can no