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How Inferred Linking in Matched Records Digs Deeper into Your Data

Jul 17, 2017
Duplicate records clutter databases and render the data within them unclear. This kind of problem is very common, and it’s the main reason that...

Chief Data Officer Playbook: How to Be Successful in This Ground-Breaking Role

Companies looking to grow and extract value from their data are increasingly turning to Chief Data Officers (CDOs) to execute their data strategy....

Power BI Desktop “Publish to Pyramid Server” Button

Many organizations today cannot use public cloud solutions because of security concerns, administrative challenges and functional limitations....

Using BI Office Together with Microsoft Power BI Desktop to Unlock Business Insights

It is crucial to move away from data and analytics stored on individual desktop computers. Today’s solutions must promote holistic, collective...

Why It’s Important to Unlock Business Insights Trapped on Individual Desktops

To become a truly data-driven enterprise, many business leaders recognize that they must extend the capabilities of self-service business...

The 7 C's of Data Quality

May 12, 2016
Data quality is really important. Why? Because it helps you save money while increasing profits because of accurate contact data. It’s important to...

Turning Global Addresses into your Biggest Asset

Apr 21, 2016
Sponsored Blog Are you dealing with national and international records? The more expansive your records are in territory, the more problems you will...

Your Data’s Rate of Decay

Feb 12, 2016
Did you know that data has a half-life? That is the amount of time it takes for the information in your database to go bad. How? Because contact data...

The Solution to Large Quantities of Data

Feb 05, 2016
High-quality data is key to uncovering meaningful insights and new opportunities. Melissa Data has recently released a new tool, Data Profiler, to...

For Data Quality, Intelligent Rules Add Value to the Golden Record

Mar 14, 2015
The quest for the Golden Record to achieve a single, accurate and complete version of a customer record is worth the pursuit to attain survivorship....

Data Profiling to the Rescue by Pushing Metadata Boundaries

Feb 25, 2015
Don’t let bad data sneak up on you when and where you least expect it. Ferret out bad data with Melissa Data’s newest Profiling Component for SSIS....

Eight SQL Server Signs the Illuminati Exist

Dec 16, 2014
Make no mistake about it, the signs that the Illuminati exist are all around us. You can find their markings on our buildings, on our currency and...

Managing a Healthy SQL Server Database: Three Principles We Overlook

Sep 12, 2014
In managing a database or sometimes numerous databases, we often get caught up in the day-to-day maintenance and lose sight of the other principles...
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Choosing the Right Health Check

Aug 15, 2014
For some businesses, conducting a health check can be cumbersome, time-consuming, and the results, well, frustrating. However, a health check can be...
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Grasp the Business Value of a Complete SQL Server Health Check

Jul 28, 2014
A comprehensive SQL Server health check will provide you with a better understanding of your complex database environment, and delivers answers you...
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