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Reflections on Earth Day 2019

On April 22 we celebrate Earth Day, a day of learning and action that marks its 50th anniversary next year. It has been quite a movement. According to its official website EarthDay.org, the original...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
April 22, 2019

IP Reputation and the Nationwide Bomb Threat Hoax

The bomb threat hoax from Thursday, December 13, 2018 was easily detectable as fraud. There were several smoking guns that could have quickly identified the bomb threats as bogus. The leading indicator of...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
December 14, 2018
Text: 2018 Year End Message from Our CEO

A Year End Message From Our CEO

With 2018 coming to a close in just a few short weeks, we enter our busiest time of year validating millions of deliveries for our customers every day. Just like Santa’s elves, we’ve been preparing for...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
December 4, 2018

Three Things I am Thankful for This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in the United States is about much more than taking a couple of days off from work, eating too much turkey, or starting your holiday shopping. This holiday has always had a higher purpose: to...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
November 21, 2017

Data Quality and the Environment

Service Objects recently celebrated our 15th year in business and it made me reflect on something that is important to me and is an underappreciated reason for improving your data quality: protecting our...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
January 5, 2017

Cutting the Cord… But is the Cord Really Cut?

The great migration from traditional landline continues. After all, nearly everyone has a cell phone, and many families have multiple cell phones. In addition to competition from wireless phones, the...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
January 13, 2015

Why Phone Exchange Data is Like a Crisp Apple

Smart bakers agree, fresh ingredients are the key to success. If the ingredients are bad, no baker, no matter how skilled, can make a great pie. The same is true with data services. No matter how good the...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
February 24, 2014

When Name Data Goes Terribly Wrong

An Open Letter to Businesses, Last week we learned of an extremely unfortunate event where a Fortune 500 company unintentionally mislabeled a piece of promotional mail with a very hurtful personal...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
February 5, 2014

Where did cgommer@cox.net go?

Contributed by Geoff Grow 19% of email addresses provided in free offers are bogus. I recently did a study for a client who had a large number of email addresses that they collected on their...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
December 15, 2011

How Social is Your Name?

The Most Popular Names in Social Networks What's the most "social" name in the networks? It may not be what you think it is because of many factors, the first being that many popular social networks...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
January 10, 2011

CASS Certification Explained Over Dinner

Last night I was having dinner with my wife's friends and they asked what I did for a living. Normally I just brush those requests off and say 'Internet Security' or 'Contact Validation' and change the...

Geoff Grow, Founder & CEO
Geoff Grow
Founder & CEO
December 7, 2010