Case studies

Case studies

Stephen Ebanks, Information and Sales Manager at Birmingham Hippodrome, said "WinPure Clean and Match is fantastic. Using this software to dedupe and clean our lists means that the quality of our data is vastly improved before going to our mailing house, also helping to reduce costs. Also, being able to validate e-mail addresses means fewer returns via our bulk-mailing system, and the ability to change the text to title or lower case not only saves time but ensures our mailings look professional"

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Luton Borough Council, based in the United Kingdom, is the local government entity, made up of councillors from the 19 wards that split up the town. Due to the implementation of a new housing management system, Luton Borough Council required a powerful, yet an affordable data matching and cleansing tool. Their old system spans various applications and the data can be many years old. The data entry systems for many of these older applications are unfortunately "free-text" based which causes huge issues with data quality. As such, whilst moving to…

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The requirement was to find an easy-to-use and cost effective software solution that would accurately match addresses from two data sources rather than develop a solution in-house. WinPure Clean & Match will match records from one source against records from another source, in fact the two sources can be of different file formats. Using its advanced fuzzy matching data deduplication option, it will will identify duplicate records that exist in both sources. Once complete the user can decide which source the duplicates can be removed from. The user at this…

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Sandia is a government-owned/contractor operated (GOCO) facility. Lockheed Martin manages Sandia for the U.S. Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration.. Sandia required a powerful, easy-to-use software that would help strip out non-printable characters from Access databases. Danyelle explains, "When I had needs, concerns, or suggestions, WinPure experts were very timely in responding. When I suggested more capability to WinPure experts, they immediately added the capabilities that I needed and was available in the very next release a couple of days later. That's my idea of quality assurance and good…

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Clear Blue are providers of business and consumer mailing lists. They supply all types of lists for many different industries. They focus on providing accurate, effective and highly responsive lists. Clear Blue required some software that would help to deduplicate Access databases, on both single and multiple columns. James Barwell is the List Manager for Clear Data and explains, "It is imperative for a reputable list company to supply its customers with lists devoid of any duplicates. We required an easy-to-use, fast and powerful dedupe software that would enable us…

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Vodafone had a requirement to match all their account names from one list and correctly align to the same accounts on their master sales database. Although many of the company names matched exactly the same, they needed a method to identify the accounts that were the same but spelled incorrectly (eg. Dell > Dell Inc). An initial exercise was done using an exact match process and this identified very few matches. A closer inspection revealed there were many more that could be matched, but due to the size of each…

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