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Keep your SQL Server data clean – efficiently!

Working with very large datasets (for example when identifying duplicate records using matching software) frequently can throw up performance problems
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Phonetic Matching Matters!

by Steve Tootill (Tootle, Toothill, Tutil, Tootil, Tootal) In a recent blog entry, Any Advance on Soundex?, I promised to
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Where Is Your Bad Data Coming From?

As Kimball documents in The Data Warehouse Lifecycle Toolkit (available in all good book stores), there are five concepts that
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Data Quality and the Spill Chucker

One of my favorite software tools is the spell checker, due to its entertainment value. Colloquially known as the spill
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Assessing Your Data Quality Needs

So you have data quality issues. Who doesn’t? Should you embark on a data quality project? Maybe but what are
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helpIT Systems is Driving Data Quality

For most of us around the US, the Department of Motor Vehicles is a dreaded place, bringing with it a
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Microsoft Convergence 2012 Review

helpIT systems recently exhibited its findIT S2 and matchIT SQL products at Microsoft Convergence 2012, the 16th Microsoft convergence gathering,
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Royal Mail Mailsort Changes April 2012

As anybody who uses Mailsort will no doubt be aware, a number of major changes have recently been introduced by
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Creating Your Ideal Test Data

Every day we work with customers to begin the process of evaluating helpIT data quality software (along with other vendors
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Golden Records Need Golden Data: 7 Questions to Ask

If you’ve found yourself reading this blog then you’re no doubt already aware of the importance of maintaining data quality
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