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Derek Smith

Derek Smith

Derek is Co-founder and CTO of Naveego, Inc. His belief that leading-edge analytics should be in reach for everyone led to the development of the Naveego business intelligence platform. Naveego brings all of a business’ data together, visually and in real time, with an end-to-end solution that includes a built-in data warehouse, dashboards, analytics and reports.


Naveego Unveils Next Generation Data Quality and Master Data Management Solution that Delivers 800% ROI within 60 Days Versus Years

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New Data Accuracy Platform Empowers Organizations to Proactively Transform Data into Actionable Information Assets across Multiple Systems – Simple Self-Service Implementation Allows Customers to Deploy in Hours Eliminating the Need for Costly Customization

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Why Data Accuracy and Master Data Management Are Ready for the Cloud

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It’s time to take a fresh look at an old problem: “garbage in, garbage out.” Everyone knows that information is only as good as the data it was built upon, yet according to Harvard Business Review, only 3 percent of companies’ data meets basic quality standards. With data becoming the world’s most valuable resource, it raises the question, “How is this possible?” I believe the answer is that traditional approaches to data accuracy and master data management simply cannot keep up with the digital transformation that is happening all around us.

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The GDPR Will Be a Good Thing for Data Quality

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Although in the works for more than five years, the GDPR deadline came and went on May 25 and saw companies big and small scrambling for compliance with the sweeping new regulations. But, as outlets like The Verge point out, very few companies are in full-compliance after the deadline. While the race to meet the new regulations continues, the overarching hope for GDPR is a fundamental change in the relationship between data, consumer, and company. And this change will be a good thing, even if it’s a painful transition.

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The New DMA Initiative Could Be a Model for Other Industries to Follow

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One gets the sense that the business world is finally seeing the imperative nature of data quality solutions. So much so, that we’re witnessing non-profit, membership organizations in the data and marketing space offer new initiatives on this issue as a membership benefit. The Data and Marketing Association recently announced the beginning of the Data Quality Labeling Standards program to help marketing professionals and data experts in the marketing field make better choices on third-party data vendors. To us, this seems like a fantastic initiative for other industries to follow.

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How to Start Addressing Data Quality in Your Department or Company

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Once properly investigated, it usually doesn’t take much further cajoling to get business leaders to take action to resolve data quality issues. However, due to the scale at which individual departments and companies as a whole have adopted data-driven business plans, it can be difficult for leaders to then pump the proverbial brakes to ask serious questions about their data. In order to help leaders take this step, here are a few simple places to start to get the ball rolling towards meaningful data quality improvements.

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There's a Gap Between Data Quality Confidence and Data Quality Reality

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Upon stumbling across the Banking Technology Vision 2018 report, it became apparent that a common trend related to data quality was evident in the banking industry. In many industries, the data stakeholders are routinely confident in the quality of their data, accepting its validity and accuracy at face value. However, a deeper dive reveals that their confidence is misguided. Here’s a quick look at why feeling good about your data doesn’t mean that your data is reliable, accurate or valid. 

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Moving Towards BI? Think About Data Quality First

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So much attention is being brought to new technologies like Business Intelligence tools and analytics platforms. This attention isn’t unwarranted. The potential for BI, analytics software, and even artificial intelligence is almost limitless and will likely change how companies do business for decades to come. The issue is, in the rush to adopt these incredible technologies, many companies neglect a crucial component to these technologies' effectiveness: data quality.

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Data Alignment: A Key Component in the Data Quality Process

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A key differentiator for our data quality solution is the ease with which Naveego is able to align data sets just as users intend, without the tedious, manual matching of specific records. This data matching can be viewed in two scenarios that perfectly illustrate this advantage for your organization. In this short piece, let’s take a look at the advantages of using Naveego to get your data exactly where you need it to be in a matter seconds.

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When it Comes to Data Quality, What Are You Waiting For?

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There’s a reason Naveego’s data quality solution is being taken note of within the data quality industry. The detriment to a business caused by poor data quality is quickly being recognized by report after report as having a major impact on organizations’ bottom line, increasing inefficiencies within the organization, and reducing brand trust in the eyes of partners and consumers. What’s more, poor data quality is frequently cited as the main reason companies miss out on important insights and opportunities. After all, metrics are only as accurate as the data they’re constructed with.

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Thinking of Data as a Commodity

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For those working outside the data industry, it could easily seem like the buzz surrounding new technologies like data quality, analytics, BI tools, artificial intelligence (and others) is being generated by and for the techies in the back room in IT. But that perception has changed drastically in recent years, as business leaders in every industry adopt a data-driven approach to business that helps organizations make better decisions, predict trends, cut costs, and discover new opportunities based solely on their data. This makes the creation, storing, cleaning, accessing and actioning of data something more like a commodity than just numbers in a database, doesn’t it? We certainly think so.

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