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Springtime Black Oak Update

As summer approaches, we have a lot of things brewing here at Black Oak. We have been chosen by the South Big Data Regional Innovation Hub (sponsored by the National Science Foundation) as a host company for their Southern Startup Internship Program in Data Science. “The program is designed to…

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Defining PII and How It Impacts Your Customer Matching Processes

In order to fully use your customer relationship management data, you need to maximize the accuracy of your customer matching processes. That means you need to implement high-precision entity resolution technology to identify potential customers more efficiently. The process of identifying particular individuals through specific personal data, called personally identifiable…

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Collection Is Not Enough: You Have the Data, Now What?

A customer data management software system contains a treasure trove of information. Once properly implemented, your challenge is to integrate the data you collect effectively and leverage your insights to improve operations and make better business decisions. Along with this challenge is the necessity of developing strategies for keeping your data…

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Dr. Talburt Is Heading to the White House

On Wednesday, April 27, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the Center for Open Data Enterprise are co-hosting an Open Data Roundtable on Improving Data Quality and they have invited Dr. Talburt. This discussion is the second of four Open Data Roundtables being scheduled this year,…

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Dr. Talburt in South Africa

We wish Dr. Talburt (Black Oak’s Chief Science Officer) well as he flies overseas to the Cape Peninsula University of Technology in Cape Town, South Africa. From February 22 to 26th, Talburt is attending an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) meeting on developing the ISO 8000 Data Quality Standards. As…

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