Data Quality Management

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10 Jan: 3 Ways Introhive Can Help You Migrate From Data.com Before It’s Retired

Data.com, Salesforce’s first complete data enrichment solution within the platform, is headed for retirement.

By now, you’ve likely heard the news. Data.com will be officially retired on July 31, 2020. According to Salesforce, the decision to end service was made based on overwhelming feedback from users who were not happy with the quality of data provided by Data.com. But what about current customers of Data.com?

Salesforce customers will still need solutions to help keep data clean, accurate, and up to date. In order to keep up with their data cleanse efforts, Data.com customers will be able to select from other…

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08 Jan: 3 Ways to Keep Sales, Marketing Contact Data Fresh

Contact data doesn’t keep forever. In fact, businesses lose as much as 70 percent of their customer relationship management (CRM) records to “decay” each year. In layman’s terms, the contact info your sales and marketing team so diligently gathered is now out of date and useless.

Experts in the industry agree, including Fenwick & West’s Director of Marketing Technology, Jon Metcalf.

“The biggest hurdle to developing a useful, valuable CRM program is not the system,” he noted. “The biggest hurdle is how to get quality data into the system in the most efficient manner; not only at the…

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18 Dec: How to Change Your CRM Thinking from System to Systematic

Is your CRM generating the ROI your law firm deserves?

With 63% of law firms reporting user adoption and data quality as their top CRM challenges, odds are the answer is no. If your lawyers and business development team aren’t using the tool, quality customer data won’t get entered, creating a vicious cycle of poor adoption and data that does the opposite of drive new business.

So, how can you correct course and right the ship?

In my experience, it all comes down to your approach to CRM. Instead of thinking about your CRM as a system, you need to…

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13 Dec: Intelligence for Law Firms: Why Your Firm Needs AI, BI, CI & RI

“Work smarter not harder.” This rallying cry has become especially relevant to law firms due to flat demand for law firm services over the last seven years, which is in sharp contrast to the 4% – 6% annual growth in the legal market prior to 2008.

To thrive in a flat market, firms must do more with less. The key is intelligence. This refers to more than the great legal minds of your firm’s partners and employees. Intelligence also encompasses the firm’s data, how it’s generated, analyzed, and shared.

Read on to learn more about the four types of intelligence…

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16 Nov: Law Firm Gould & Ratner Automates Their Data Quality Management Process with Introhive

Your law firm’s CRM is a key ingredient to delivering top notch client experience management, but your relationship with your CRM can be love, hate at times. Having all your client and business development data in one place is invaluable, but driving adoption and usage across your firm can be a struggle.

Making sure your firm’s CRM has complete, accurate, and clean contact data is a challenge that most law firms grapple with, as data is dependant on practitioners in the firm using the system regularly. In reality, CRM adoption is much lower for law firms, which drastically impacts the…

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05 Nov: 6 Best Practices for Improving Your CRM Data Quality

You’ve invested countless hours and dollars implementing a customer relationship management (CRM) system to help keep your database organized and business development teams aligned, but enabling them to sell in a way that has a positive impact on growth will take more than just a centralized place to manage contacts and accounts. Without high quality data in your CRM, your team will never truly realize the full value of your CRM investment.

According to the State of Sales Report by Salesforce’s Research Team, 66% of a sales reps time is spent on administrative tasks and activities, not directly tied to…

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10 Oct: The Knowledge Continuum: How Data, Information, and Intelligence Work Together

Big data. Information technology. Business intelligence. You’ve heard all of the big data and analytics buzzwords. But it’s not all buzz. It’s the new reality.

Business intelligence (BI) tools are on the rise with 76% of C-level technology executives expecting to increase their BI and analytics budgets. Why? Data management solutions enable better decision making, improve operational efficiencies, and increase competitive advantages.

However, when investing in data management, predictive analytics, or business intelligence solutions, most firms make a critical error: They don’t know which pieces of knowledge they need. It isn’t until after they’ve invested in an intelligence solution…

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07 Jun: Data Enrichment Services: Going Beyond Traditional Email Signature Scraping to Drive 3X Relationships Into CRM

CRM users spend an average of 5.5 hours each week creating and updating contacts in their system. But even after spending all of that time in CRM, the data shows that those contacts are inaccurate, incomplete, or duplicated. In fact:

88% of CRM users admit to entering incomplete contact information 69% of people have out of date CRM data 63% have duplicate contacts in their CRM

All of this adds up to a CRM system that is bogged down with poor data. In an effort to acquire complete contact records and regularly create CRM contacts, many organizations turn to email…

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18 Aug: [INFOGRAPHIC] The Headaches of CRM Data Entry

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems can be great tools for driving sales, providing better service for customers, and keeping everyone across an organization on the same page.  Unfortunately, to achieve the benefits that companies are looking for, CRM users are required to continuously log new records and update existing ones, can cause some serious CRM headaches for your organization.

A recent Salesforce Research report discovered that upwards of 66% of a sales persons day is spent not actively selling, but managing data entry, administrative tasks and prepping for meetings. The time spent on these tasks typically results in headaches and…