For many businesses, thinking about Christmas festivities starts around now to ensure their data is accurate and standardised ready for the season. There hasn’t been a better time to start thinking about Christmas mailings.
We have all become used to entering in just our postcode and then selecting our address to have it populated as our delivery address on retail websites. With the advent of predictive address we can even now just enter our house number and start typing our street for autocompletion of our full address. Yet even the most indulgent shopaholics don’t enter their addresses into websites more than a couple of times per day.
For commercial success, it’s necessary to have accurate data, and to have it all in one place, to provide a reliable understanding of every aspect of the organisation. Having all data in one place is central to data strategy which gets results. But what does a data strategy look like?