If at first you don’t succeed, apply and apply again

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 >>>

How do you solve a problem like Maria, Maria and Maria?

Picture the situation: You get an email from a user of one of your customers with a simple enough request – a change of email address and you are required to update your records. You look through your list of customers for that specific person only to find more than 1 exact match. This presents you with a dilemma – what do you do? read more >>>