Category Archive: Data Cleaning

Mar 01

The Benefits of Data Matching

Scrubbing the data on mailing lists, sales lists, etc. is another tool to keep duplicate records from choking your business. The process to accomplish this is called Data Matching. The simple definition is to compare two or more sets of collected data (excel spreadsheets for example) to remove duplicated information and consolidate records used by …

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May 26

Overhauling England’s GCSE Syllabus

So what does data cleaning and an overhaul to England’s GCSE syllabus have in common? Lots, actually! While the syllabus is being overhauled by proposing that all-time American classics like “To Kill a Mocking Bird” and “Of Mice and Men” be dropped; data cleaning efforts, with respect to contact lists and email addresses, are needed …

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May 05

Data Security Needs Attention!

A recent statement from UK’s Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) indicates that Cybercrime costs the UK economy almost £27bn each year. However, when we look at the impact on small businesses, FSB believes it costs each small business close to £4,000 a year. That’s a lot of money for small businesses to lose on what’s …

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