The GDPR. It’s everywhere at the moment – how can it not be really, it’s the biggest shake up in data legislation that has happened for a long time. read more >>>
It’s that time of year again, when the mornings and evenings get that little bit lighter and the daffodils start to make an appearance. Those dark, cold winter days seem to be long gone, it is now time to embrace new beginnings and change. Talking of change, isn’t it time we dusted off the cobwebs and breathed some life into the data hiding inside our CRM systems? read more >>>
Hating your data isn’t going to solve anything or help anyone. If it’s not working well for you then change it up. Detect the problem, solve it and you’ll be most appreciative of your data in no time.
So, what’s the problem?
2017 has started on a good note for Data8! We’ve been announced as Technology Firm of the Year 2016 by Build Magazine, a magazine featuring everything from the latest products and techniques, to up-to-the-minute design trends and industry-moulding regulations. This had us thinking, data along with construction and property are rarely paired together, so of course I decided to investigate. read more >>>
Every workplace has one. People will rarely venture there. The horrors it could bring is too great – but does anyone think about the opportunities a good database can bring? read more >>>
Organisation is only achieved when things in your life are tidy and maintained. Imagine an untidy car, an untidy house with all paper work and bills mixed in a draw, a mixture of children toys, money and house keys. read more >>>
At Data8 we occasionally get some very complex requests which present a challenge to our developers requiring them to conjure up new technology from the ether. One recent example was the ‘ApplyRules’ code, which we’ve used on a few data cleansing jobs where a cleanup using complex matching routines just wouldn’t cut it. And cutting is exactly what ApplyRules does. read more >>>
Knowing where to start when using data in marketing can actually be quite difficult – but get it right and knowing your data can deliver great ROI and personalised campaigns through using the insights gained into customer behaviour. read more >>>
The cost of maintaining a CRM can be large, however the cost of getting the data wrong can be immense. read more >>>