Data Validation

See the opportunities that abandoned shopping carts can bring

Shopping cart abandonment – every ecommerce site will experience it and everyone is guilty of abandoning their shopping cart at some point – in fact, on average 68.63% of shopping carts are abandoned which equates to roughly $4.9 trillion of abandoned cart globally.  read more >>>

Build a better database: part 1

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 >>>

Santa’s making his list, he’ll be checking it twice if he doesn’t cleanse his database

It was that one Christmas, we all remember it.

We didn’t get the present we wanted. It wasn’t just a bit wrong, it was so totally NOT what we had written on our little lists that we couldn’t comprehend where Santa has rustled this alien present idea from. Yes, it would have been something that we could have liked last year maybe, but we were so much older and more mature now that there’s no way we could take that present to school and show it off.  read more >>>

The marketer, the salesperson and the golden thread

The sales department and the marketing department. Forever having back and forth conversations about ‘Ask them how they’ve heard of us!!!!’ and ‘You forgot to tell us about this promotion!!!’. You get the jist, it’s a fiery relationship between two very strong departments.  read more >>>

Data Validation and Formatting in ASP.NET MVC

Think of it as data baseball. The bases are where customers or prospects can enter their details, such as name, address, telephone number or email address in order to set up an account, request a call back and similar. As a data quality company we obviously need to ensure that the data entered is accurate and consistently formatted in order for us to be able to use that information effectively. As there are many such touchpoints we don’t want to have to repeat the same checks time and again. read more >>>