Matt Flenley

A creative problem solver and writer, Matt is a dedicated Data fan, conversationalist, optimist and serial encourager. He has a passion for finding and creating solutions that are both technically and ethically viable. As a data fanatic, Matt is always on the lookout for updates and is consistently keeping up with the latest data management trends. Following completion of a BA (Hons) in Transportation Design at Northumbria University, Matt spent 10 years at the Bank of Ireland undertaking roles in product management, customer experience and customer operations. Matt joined Datactics in 2017 as Marketing and Partnerships Manager, where he is responsible for the overall brand and communications strategy.

What is Metadata?

Metadata is a way to describe and make sense of data. It’s a shorthand representation of the data, which helps data stewards easily understand the information in front of them.

What is Microsoft Azure?

Launched in 2010, Microsoft Azure is one of the world’s leading public cloud computing software, offering over 200 preconfigured services including AI, storage, networks and integration.

What is Data Lineage?

Data lineage is the process of mapping where your data has originated from and where it ends up. It enabled enterprises to track the flow of data and quickly identify where errors have occurred during the data lifecycle.

Datactics Moves to Secure Senior Sales Director for London Operations

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Seasoned industry veteran Julian Wavell joins Belfast pure-play data quality specialists amid surge in demand for no-code solutions  Belfast, London, New York, July 14th 2021  Data quality software firm Datactics has today announced the hiring of Julian Wavell as Head of Business Development, based in London.   Julian brings 15 years of data management solutions experience to Datactics …

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Datactics unveils new dedicated Client Services hub as Belfast gets “back to business.”

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New office marks the latest chapter in Datactics’ rapid growth story, following hot on the heels of its recent £2m investment round led by Par Equity.   Fast-growing Data Quality software specialists Datactics welcomed Simon Hamilton, CEO of Belfast Chamber of Commerce, to open its latest office at One Lanyon Quay, tripling its office space in the …

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Easy Integration, Quick Results and Empowering Data People are Top 3 Priorities To Reduce Bad Data Risk

Easy Integration, quick results and empowering data people

Making the right judgement calls on data strategy is something that all data leaders have to face. Whether it’s at investment banks in Europe, information vendors in the USA or wealth managers in the UK, we know how important it is to reduce the risk of bad data across the organisation. In this blog we …

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How You’ll Know You Still Have a Data Quality Problem

The dashboards might be (mostly) green, the regulatory reports are being filed ok, but you’re looking around you and you’ve got a nagging feeling all is still not well with your data. Sound familiar? You’re not alone. In this blog we’ve taken a look at some of the most influential factors that indicate you’ve got …

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The Power of Collaboration and Community, in the words of Matt Flenley

In January 2021, our very own Marketing Manager, Matt Flenley spoke to Georgia Halston of Halston Marketing, to unpack the power of collaboration and community. In this piece, Matt discusses the recent triumphs and the strategies that he deems as critical to remaining resilient, and relevant to both existing and new customers throughout 2021 and …

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3 Steps To Create A Data-Driven Culture: How To Empower Everyone To Be A Data Citizen

As we all know the amount of data in all areas of life is growing rapidly. At the same time, complaints from business teams about the poor quality of data are on the rise. This escalation in negativity is no good for anybody! So where should business and data leaders start to confront this problem? …

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How To Reduce Your Time Spent On Data Quality Down From Three Weeks To Three Hours

How many times have you come up against the block of “that’s just how long things take here”? As soon as a firm grows to a size where it needs enterprise IT architecture, changes – understandably – need to have greater scrutiny, and that takes time. Time, however, is a double-edged sword. If a change …

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Three Unexpected Benefits Of Cleaning Your Data

“I just can’t rely on the data being good enough”… it’s so often the cry of the frustrated business user. Nobody is doubting the ambitions of business teams when it comes to doing more with their data, but being hampered by duplication, inconsistencies and gaps really takes the wind out of their sails. Is it …

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Data Quality, Didn’t We Do That Already?

Many data management professionals have some form of tooling or platform to support their business initiatives but often find it hard to get buy-in for why they still need to invest time and resources in this area. In a recent post by data management blogger Henrik Liliendahl on the passing of Larry English, he refers …

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