Experian Data Quality cited as a Strong Performer

Independent research report states that Experian environment is both intuitive and guiding

Experian Data Quality, a leading provider of data quality software and services, today announced that it was named a Strong Performer in the Forrester Research, Inc., December 2015 report by Michele Goetz, The Forrester Wave™: Data Quality Solutions, Q4 2015. The report evaluated 13 vendors based on 30 criteria points.

According to the report, Experian Data Quality “was the only tool we evaluated that organizations could implement with little to no technology management support... The environment is both intuitive and also provides guidance to help business data stewards understand and shape the data to meet their levels of trust.” In addition, the report cites Experian as having the highest possible score for data governance and stewardship, as well as enrichment.

“We believe our positioning in the Forrester report further validates our ability to provide business users with adaptive products that empower them to leverage meaningful data insights,” said Jonathan Hulford-Funnell, global managing director, Experian Data Quality. “Data management continues to be one of the top areas of investment for companies as they look to leverage data as a strategic asset for good. The problem today is that most companies do not fully utilize this asset or make optimal use of data to drive their business forward.”

“In our opinion, this report shows that the market for data quality tools will continue to grow, but also highlights that these tools will need to be adaptive and ready to serve multiple business functions,” continued Hulford-Funnel. “We are confident that we can provide companies with the software, services and third-party data they need to see value from their data assets quickly and drive business initiatives forward.”

Experian Data Quality provides organizations of all sizes with actionable data quality solutions that are adaptive to multiple purposes, including contact data validation, data profiling, data governance, data preparation and more.

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About Experian Data Quality

Experian Data Quality is a global leader in providing data quality software and services to organizations of all sizes. We help our clients to proactively manage the quality of their data through world-class validation, matching, enrichment and profiling capabilities. With flexible software-as-a-service and on-premise deployment models, Experian Data Quality software allows organizations around the world to truly connect with their customers by delivering intelligent interactions, every time.

Established in 1990 with offices throughout the United States, Europe and Asia Pacific, Experian Data Quality has more than 13,500 clients worldwide in retail, finance, education, insurance, government, healthcare and other sectors. For more information, visit https://www.edq.com.

About Experian

We are the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to our clients around the world. We help businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making.

We also help people to check their credit report and credit score, and protect against identity theft. In 2015, we were named by Forbes magazine as one of the “World’s Most Innovative Companies.”

We employ approximately 17,000 people in 38 countries and our corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; California, US; and São Paulo, Brazil.

Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2015, was US$4.8 billion.

To find out more about our company, please visit http://www.experianplc.com or watch our documentary, “Inside Experian.”