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Part 1 of 2: Essential Trends in Data Integrations

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Data integration is a critical component in modern information management- here’s why. Whether you are a leader, manager or end user, you want to access data across multiple sources stored in disparate silos to get a complete picture of the organization. What developments create outside risk? What patterns can you detect to take advantage of changing markets? Data integration helps …

High Performance Entity Resolution for for Retail [VIDEO]

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The retailers that we deal with are, again, Fortune 500 companies. They have multiple lines of business. They have optical, they have a money store, money transfers, money orders. They have their regular retail, they have their online retail. A challenge that they have is each one of those systems have been built differently. Using Hyper will allow the retailer …

High Performance Entity Resolution for Mergers and Acquisitions [VIDEO]

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In a bank mergers and acquisition, there is always the customer overlap. That becomes a regulatory compliance, customer service issue, and customer retention issue. Also there is always redundancy in the product lines. So what products from bank A that is acquiring bank B should survive the merger? Which products are being used? Which have the best growth? Which Products …

A Closer Look at Black Oak Analytics [VIDEO]

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We founded Black Oak about a decade ago to address the challenge of large, complex data sets and the ability to link all of those records together. In the mid-80’s, I ran a mortgage banking operation and one of the things that we did was buy loans from multiple suppliers. The quality of information that they provided without going on-site …

Black Oak Analytics to Participate in Arkansas Federal Credit Union’s Charity Golf Tournament

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Black Oak Analytics is proud to sponsor the 2017 Annual Golf Tournament, benefitting Arkansas Children’s Hospital Little Rock, ARK.  — Giving back to the local community is an important part of the Black Oak Analytics culture, and this year the data solutions firm has chosen to participate in the 12th Annual Golf Classic Benefit to support Arkansas Children’s Hospital. The benefit …

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Black Oak Analytics to Sponsor the 22nd Annual MIT International Conference on Information Quality

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Black Oak Analytics is proud to sponsor the 2017 MIT ICIQ this October, hosted by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Little Rock, ARK. — Black Oak Analytics, a data analytics firm based in Little Rock, has taken the opportunity to support the prestigious annual Massachusetts Institute of Technology International Conference on Information Quality (MIT ICIQ) from October 6-7 to …

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Black Oak Analytics Data Scientist Daniel Pullen earns Ph.D. in Integrated Computing

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Daniel Pullen graduates with prestigious Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock  Little Rock, ARK. — Black Oak Analytics, a growing data and analytics company, is proud to announce that data scientist Daniel Pullen has earned his Ph.D. in Integrated Computing from UALR this May.  The company, founded in 2007, is dedicated to partnering with their clients to help …

What’s in a Name?

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  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 …

Why the Most Successful Healthcare Organizations Take Identity Matching Seriously

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Did 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 …