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Continuous Data Quality Management: The Cornerstone of Zero-Latency Business Analytics
No matter how well an enterprise implements a CRM, ERP, SCM, Business Intelligence, or Data Warehouse project, poor data quality can destroy its utility and

utility invoice  quality can destroy its utility and cost real dollars. According to recent industry studies: Poor data quality costs businesses $611 billion per year in the United States alone (TDWI). 75% of businesses have experienced significant problems due to faulty data (PWC). Only 33% of businesses felt confident in the quality of their company's data. Now imagine the downstream impact of this same poor quality data fueling business decisions. Not only will bad decision be made, but when employees and managers

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Customer Care and Billing (CC&B)

Customer care and billing (CC&B) solutions typically support providers of utilities, telephony, cable, or other services providing companies. CC&B software includes functionality for mediation, provisioning, rating, reporting, financial systems, and billing for voice, data, content, and utility services. 

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utility invoice  come to work, the utility will shut down, and there will be no power in our homes, etc. Meet Joe Black: Global Credit Crunch (or Cash is King) This gloomy scenario is exactly what the politicians and experts have failed to explain from the very beginning. If grocery stores don't have access to short-term credit to buy goods to stock shelves, there is no food; if farmers don’t have credit to buy seeds and fertilizers, there will be no crops, and so on and so forth. Almost every industry that common Read More

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