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Understanding Addresses in Australia

The country of Australia, officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia, consists of six states and two territories. There are over 13 million known deliverable addresses in Australia. This article...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
August 16, 2018

Best Practices for FastTax

Service Objects’ DOTS FastTax service is now more powerful than ever – particularly for areas that have multiple tax jurisdictions. This means that a few tweaks to your implementation can do a lot more...

Aki Stankoski, Application Engineer
Aki Stankoski
Application Engineer
July 5, 2018

Thoughts on this Independence Day

If you live in the United States, you probably think that Independence Day is synonymous with the fourth of July. In reality, Independence Day holidays are celebrated around the world, commemorating...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
July 3, 2018

Address Detective – Why it is so cool!

Service Objects has been providing USPS CASS-Certified Address Validation services for over 17 years. Over this time, we have developed one of the best systems for validating, correcting and appending...

Jonas Shaefer, Director of Engineering
Jonas Shaefer
Director of Engineering
June 28, 2018

Power Up Your Ecommerce

Some things are just better together. Like milk and cookies. Or peanut butter and jelly. Or, if you do online sales and marketing, ecommerce platforms and data validation services. Integrating live,...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
June 26, 2018

The Difference Between Webhooks and APIs

The word "webhook" sounds really cool, and it is, but what exactly is it? What does a webhook do and how is it different from an API? What do webhooks have to do with Service Objects' APIs? What is an...

Jan Rehorik, Sr. Applications Engineer
Jan Rehorik
Sr. Applications Engineer
October 18, 2016

Name Deduplication Techniques

Identifying Duplicate Records The bane of any Database Administrator is maintaining duplicate records. They take up unnecessary space and generally do not provide any added value to contact records. A...

Service Objects
October 4, 2016

Five Elements of a Customer Success Program

Why focus on customer success? Retaining customers, maintaining customer loyalty, and getting new customers requires a holistic approach that goes beyond the basics of providing service, ensuring...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
August 9, 2016

Bots Need Address Validation Too

Remember watching Star Trek as a kid and dreaming of talking to a computer throughout the day? Then PCs arrived, and while you couldn't control them with your voice, information was at your fingertips. And...

Hendrik Fink, Sr. Product Manager
Hendrik Fink
Sr. Product Manager
July 13, 2016

Understanding VoIP – Fixed vs. Non-Fixed

If you aren’t already familiar with “Voice over IP” telephone services, or VoIP for short, you should be. It has become a popular and inexpensive form of telephony – and also one of the most common...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
January 21, 2016

How To Achieve An SLA Of 99.995% Uptime

Any business offering Web services needs to be concerned with uptime. After all, if the service goes down, it becomes unusable. Here at Service Objects, that's unthinkable! We've built resiliency and data...

Travis Quine, Sr. Network Engineer
Travis Quine
Sr. Network Engineer
October 21, 2015

Natural Disasters – Service Objects Is Ready!

As Hurricane Joaquin works its way toward the United States’ East Coast, Service Objects has made every effort to ensure its services will remain available and performance will not be affected. Our...

Service Objects
October 2, 2015

2 Billion! (and counting…)

In August 2015, Service Objects validated our 2 BILLIONTH contact and we're still counting!  The first billion contact validations took over 10 years - the next billion only took 4 years.  To...

Service Objects
September 8, 2015

The Problem With Bad Address Validation

Street, avenue, boulevard, and court are but a few of the many suffixes used in addresses. Add in Spanish or French variations like corte or rue and the list gets even longer. If you use the wrong suffix,...

Service Objects
August 12, 2015

Embarking on a Data Adventure

Service Objects' CEO Geoff Grow recently embarked on a data adventure during his fourth trip to Palau. Ever the data enthusiast, Geoff couldn't help but wonder if the PO box numbers in that country would...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
June 2, 2015
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