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why is data hygiene important? | Kudos Data Solutions

Why is Data Hygiene important? (Part 3)

Our Managing Director answers your questions "Why is data hygiene Important?" "Data hygiene is important because its basically the foundation of everything you do with data, whether it be analytics, segmentation, profiling or indeed communicating with the audience that you have the old adage of rubbish in, rubbish out, is absolutely true in the case [...] READ MORE
who's the typical user of Zoho One?

Who’s the typical user of Zoho One?

“Whos the typical user of Zoho One? Unfortunately, there isn’t a one size fits all customer, we have customers who are sole traders right the way through to blue-chip enterprise-size organizations. So why does an application suite contain 40+ applications fit every type of business from a sole trader right the way through to a […]

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What is KYC?

What is KYC?

Our Commercial Director James Squires answers your questions "So, what is KYC and why is it important? Well firstly, what is KYC? KYC is know your customer and know your customer regulation all falls under money laundering regulations of 2017 within the UK. It is important because what it actually allows that bank, that financial [...] READ MORE
What is required for KYC?

What is Required for KYC

Our Commercial Director James Squires answers your frequent questions. "So, what is required for KYC? So, as part of the KYC or know your customer typical checks, a customer would be required to present typically two forms of identification, the first one would be a proof of address and the second one would be a [...] READ MORE
what are data cleaning techniques?

What are data cleaning techniques?

Our Managing Director Mark Robinson answers your frequently asked questions. "I'm gonna go through and just very briefly and run through the processes that we would typically go through, data hygiene and data cleaning really is a bore and a chore for most database managers we know that we understand that, but I think everyone [...] READ MORE
Is zoho one better than salesforce?

Is Zoho One better than Salesforce?

Our Commercial Director James Squires answers your questions Is Zoho One better than Salesforce? "I suppose i am a little bit biased as the commercial director of Kudos Data Solutions we chose to use Zoho CRM and infact Zoho the full suite first of all the fundamental differences between Zoho and Salesforce are the price, [...] READ MORE
data clean up | Kudos Data Solutions

What are the benefits of data clean up?

Managing Director Mark Robinson answers your questions "What are the benefits of data clean up?  I can answer that really quickly, there is four fundamental reasons the first one is cost, it saves you cost, if you're sending the wrong information to the wrong individuals or the wrong companies then you are costing yourself money [...] READ MORE
zoho one | how much does Zoho One Cost? | Kudos Data Solutions

How much does Zoho One Cost?

Our Commercial Director James Squires answers your questions. "So the big question, how much does Zoho One actually cost?" "Well you will be pleased to know its one of the cheapest CRM tools on the market, never mind the other 40+ applications you get as part of the entire business suite. You can run the [...] READ MORE
kyc screening | What is KYC Screening? | Kudos Data Solutions

What is KYC Screening?

Our Commercial Director James Squires answers your questions. "What is KYC? What is KYC screening? And why is it important? Well, KYC is part of anti money laundering regulations that came in in 2017 in the UK and KYC stands for know your customer. Why should our clients be carrying out these KYC checks? Well, [...] READ MORE
what is a suppression file? | Kudos Data Solutions

Why does data need to be cleaned?

Managing Director Mark Robinson answers your questions. “Why does data need to be cleaned? I would say there is four main reasons, the first one is if you’ve got the wrong address, you’ve got the wrong person on your database, you might not get paid so the most important thing is to make sure your […]

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What apps are included in Zoho One?

What is Zoho One?

Our Commercial Director James Squires answers your questions. “So what is Zoho One? Zoho One is a suite of applications, those applications are everything you need to run your business regardless of size, small, medium all the way up to enterprise level. Whats contained in that suite of products is over 40 applications, those applications […]

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what is a suppression file? | Kudos Data Solutions

What is the role of data enhancement?

How does data enhancement extend the value of your customer data? Data Enhancement Role So what is data enhancement (often called data enrichment, or data appending)? It is the process of adding data variables to a contact (or business) record from your database. These may be consumer-based demographics such as gender, age, property type, income, […]

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suppression screening important

Why is suppression screening important?

Over half a billion deceased, goneaway and home mover records at the best rates available. WHY SCREEN YOUR DATA? The Data and Marketing Association (DMA) make the following recommendations. And we agree! Screen against preference services It is a legal requirement and your obligation under the DMA Code and CAP Code to screen your data […]

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Is zoho one better than salesforce?

What is Zoho One?

It Costs £1 Per Day Per Employee To Run Your Entire Business Infrastructure With Zoho. Yes, Really! At Kudos, we continue to be amazed at just how good the Zoho SAAS business management suite really is. We migrated to Zoho seven years ago and it’s scaleability means it has grown with us. Our CRM is […]

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preference management

The Future of Privacy

The Future of Privacy (maybe!) Trying to predict the future of privacy is such a dangerous game! But below are some changes that I believe we will see over the coming few years: 1.) Privacy legislation will spread around the world, led by GDPR in Europe, CCPA in the US and the various other legislation […]

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preference management tool

Why use a preference centre management tool?

First came GDPR. But in my previous articles looking at how Privacy Legislation is spreading around the world, I highlighted that 107 countries have already put in place legislation to secure the protection of data and privacy. Every survey ever produced reports that consumers are growing increasingly concerned about the use of their data by […]

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