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The catastrophic cost of bad data and where it’s all headed (Part 1 of 5)

If bad data were a plague on business, it might rank somewhere between The Great London Epidemic and The Black Death. Bad data costs companies an estimated 15 percent of their revenue according to Gartner. Only 16 percent of managers trust their data, and system-specific AI is causing companies’ ecosystems to wobble dangerously out of control. It’s a big concern…

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20% of sales operations teams manage multiple CRMs. Why?

As one might expect, 87 percent of companies have a CRM. But this figure masks a strange truth that’s not often discussed: 20 percent of them have more than one, according to Syncari data and sales operations leaders we’ve spoken to. Why would you want more than one CRM? Same reason you’d want more than one marketing automation platform, more…

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Costs of Data Quality in the SaaS Marketplace

Sunny Side Up Podcast There’s a huge problem in businesses when it comes to data quality and data management, an average company will have 100,000 records but will spend 4M dollars on data quality issues! And we want to fix these issues,” says Nick Bonfiglio, Founder and CEO at Syncari. Don’t miss out on his insights and entrepreneurial tips from…

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Built too frail: Why your data governance initiative wasn’t going to work anyway

If Europe’s new GDPR data regulations started a fire, California’s new act is pouring on the petrol. The legislation grants consumers even more rights effective January 1 of next year, and has companies scrambling to get their data house in order.  If regulations weren’t enough, MIT has found that bad data is more expensive than we thought: It costs companies…

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It’s official, we’ve hit SaaS connector overload

Every day I see another SaaS app go ‘must-have’ viral and I wonder how long the center can hold. When the average midsize startup uses 123 SaaS tools (enterprises use thousands) and 78 percent of organizations are increasing their spend on cloud services, all I can think about are all those messy connections and what a drag they are on…

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What L.A.’s maddening, $19B carjam, can teach you about data quality

Every year, L.A. drivers each spend 128 hours imprisoned in freeway traffic—among the worst in the nation—which siphons $19 billion out of the L.A. economy. To put that in perspective, that’s the size of NASA’s budget. If each of those irate, captive drivers were a piece of data, the whole Los Angeles sprawl would be a fitting diagram of most…

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