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Coming Soon in DOTS Address Validation International

Our DOTS Address Validation - International validates addresses in over 250 countries and territories, instantly correcting, standardizing and appending addresses and address information for even the most...

Jonas Shaefer, Director of Engineering
Jonas Shaefer
Director of Engineering
September 17, 2020

A Daisy Chain of Hidden Customer Data Factories

I published the provocatively-titled article, “Bad Data Costs the United States $3 Trillion per Year” in September, 2016 at Harvard Business Review. It is of special importance to those who need...

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Service Objects
February 27, 2018

Is Your Data Quality Strategy Gold Medal Worthy?

A lot of you – like many of us here are Service Objects – are enjoying watching the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, Korea this month. Every Olympics is a spectacle where people perform incredible...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
February 20, 2018

Don’t Let Bad Data Scare You This Halloween

Most of us here in North America grew up trick-or-treating on Halloween. But did you know the history behind this day?In early Celtic culture, the feast of All Hallows Eve (or Allhallowe’en) was a...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
October 31, 2017

The Talent Gap In Data Analytics

According to a recent blog by Villanova University, the amount of data generated annually has grown tremendously over the last two decades due to increased web connectivity, as well as the ever-growing...

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Service Objects
October 3, 2017

How Millennials Will Impact Your Data Quality Strategy

The so-called Millennial generation now represents the single largest population group in the United States. If they don’t already, they will soon represent your largest base of customers, and a majority...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
August 22, 2017

How secure is your ‘Data at Rest’?

In a world where millions of customer and contact records are commonly stolen, how do you keep your data safe? First, lock the door to your office. Now you’re good, right? Oh wait, you are still...

Jan Rehorik, Sr. Software Engineer
Jan Rehorik
Sr. Software Engineer
June 22, 2017

Big Data – Applied to Day to Day Life

With so much data being constantly collected, it’s easy to get lost in how all of it is applied in our real lives. Let’s take a quick look at a few examples starting with one that most of us encounter...

Caroline Wedderburn, Customer Care Analyst
Caroline Wedderburn
Customer Care Analyst
April 25, 2017

Celebrating Earth Day

April 22 marks the annual celebration of Earth Day, a day of environmental awareness that is now approaching its first half century. Founded by US Senator Gaylord Nelson in 1970 as a nationwide teach-in on...

Rob Manser, Sr. Digital Marketing Manager
Rob Manser
Sr. Digital Marketing Manager
April 20, 2017

Medical Data is Bigger than You May Think

What do medical centers have in common with businesses like with Uber, Travelocity, or Amazon? They have a treasure trove of data, that's what! The quality of that data and what's done with it can help...

Caroline Wedderburn, Customer Care Analyst
Caroline Wedderburn
Customer Care Analyst
March 2, 2017

Data Monetization: Leveraging Your Data as an Asset

Everyone knows that Michael Dell built a giant computer business from scratch in a college dorm room. Less well known is how he got started: by selling newspaper subscriptions in his hometown of Houston....

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
February 21, 2017

The Role of a Chief Data Officer

According to a recent article in Information Management, nearly two-thirds of CIOs want to hire Chief Data Officers (CDO) over the next year. Why is this dramatic transformation taking place, and what does...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
January 26, 2017

The Importance of Data Accuracy in Machine Learning

Imagine that someone calls your contact center – and before they even get to “Hello,” you know what they might be calling about, how frustrated they might be, and what additional products and...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
January 17, 2017

The Role of a Data Steward

If you have ever dined at a *really* fine restaurant, it may have featured a wine steward: a person formally trained and certified to oversee every aspect of the restaurant’s wine collection. A...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
January 12, 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

Fighting Fraud with Big Data

Fraud comes in many forms whether through misrepresentation, concealment or intent to deceive. Traditional methods of identifying and fighting fraud have relied on data analysis to detect anomalies which...

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Service Objects
December 22, 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

Popular Myths about Big Data

Everyone's talking about big data and data quality services. The hubbub isn't likely to shrink any time soon because big data is only getting bigger and becoming increasingly important to rein in and...

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Service Objects
March 25, 2015

5 Trending Data Buzzwords

Here at Service Objects, we love data almost as much as we love our dogs. Few things make us happier than exploring or talking about data. Turns out, we're not the only ones obsessed with data. Check out...

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Service Objects
February 18, 2015