BlackOak is a next-generation data solutions provider that leverages its advanced entity resolution software platform (HiPER) to enable clients to create actionable, comprehensive views of data with unparalleled speed and scale, even when no PII is available.
What’s in a Name?August 5, 2017 / Leave a Comment The above video presents popular baby names for US states from 1910 to 2014, starting with girl names. In 1910, the records show that Mary was the top female name and this continues to 2014, where Emma reigns supreme. Unsurprisingly John is the #1 name in 1910, but by 2014 it had dropped off the top 10 entirely. In ... Read More
Why the Most Successful Healthcare Organizations Take Identity Matching SeriouslyJune 29, 2017 / Leave a CommentDid you know that as much as 30 percent of the data in healthcare information systems is incorrect? Identity matching in healthcare is tricky because names change, people move, and there may be duplicate records for one person. According to a study from Just Associates in Centennial, Colorado, these types of issues account for over 58 percent of medical information ... Read More
Implementing a Data Governance Program Starts with This Crucial StepJune 22, 2017 / Leave a CommentNewsflash: the amount of machine-generated data will balloon to more than 15 times current levels by 2020. You are swimming in deep pools of data, but your data governance program may not be keeping pace. The critical step in implementing a data governance program is choosing the right tool, and then getting your teams to leverage its features for maximum ... Read More
WE WROTE THE BOOK ON THIS STUFF
Actually, on Information Quality, Master Data Management, and Big Data!
Dr. John Talburt, an industry thought leader who serves as our Chief Science Officer, has written two reference books that give in-depth background on entity resolution and big data. Interested in learning more?
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