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Master Data Management

What does the DAC7 legislation mean for my business?

Since 2023, the EU has implemented DAC7, a European directive for platform operators (better known as marketplaces) to provide more transparency to the Tax Authorities about who is selling what via a marketplace. Complying with this can be quite challenging, especially if you don't know how to store your data correctly.

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Master Data Management

Data quality: the accelerator of Sales Velocity

This blog reveals how Sales Velocity and data quality go hand in hand to improve sales performance. Discover how this crucial metric affects the speed and efficiency of your sales process and learn practical strategies to use high-quality data for sustainable growth and competitive advantage.

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Master Data Management

Salesforce World Tour Amsterdam: A glimpse into the future and AI

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to attend the Salesforce World Tour at EXPO Greater Amsterdam, an event that prominently features on my annual agenda. As an avid supporter of Salesforce, I was looking forward to the unveiling of new features and the latest developments. However, I left the event with mixed feelings. Here's why.

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Master Data Management

Can you fully trust your CRM?

The short answer to this question is: no. But the long answer is: it could and should be. A CRM (Customer Relationship Management) tool like Salesforce, HubSpot, and Microsoft Dynamics is designed to support various departments within your organization and enable data-driven decision-making. So, we can say that your CRM is essential for successful business operations, but secretly, you can't trust the data within your CRM.

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Sales & Marketing

A 'magical' crystal ball for marketing and sales?

This is a story about hard data that works like a magic ball. And about how to use this data in such a way that your marketing and sales processes will never be the same again. Welcome to the world of third-party data in your CRM. 

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What can we help you with?

Did a promising lead come in? Good for you! But now it's time to make some business decisions. Are you going to accept him as a customer? Can he buy on credit, and if so on what terms? When making these decisions, use our reliable business information, such as our credit risk data. Then you avoid doing business with companies that actually cannot meet their financial obligations. Read more.

Knowledge and understanding of your market is critical to your success. The Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud is the largest of its kind and allows you to conduct comprehensive analysis, understand your market share and market penetration, and uncover growth opportunities.

How many companies are there actually within a particular region and how big are these companies? How many companies are active within a specific branch and how many people are employed there? You can quickly and easily make counts and selections in D&B's international companies database on the basis of many criteria. This gives you an insight into where you can best focus your efforts and where your chances of success are the greatest. Read More

By integrating our rich database into your ERP system, you can benefit in many ways. For example, you clean up and keep your data clean throughout your organization. You can validate and enrich your customer and prospect information directly from your business application. Current information becomes instantly accessible within your ERP and you can use it to automate your acceptance process and improve scoring model. Read more.

Almost 70% of Dutch BVs are linked via shares to another company in the Netherlands or internationally. More than 30% of Dutch BVs and NVs have a link to foreign companies. The Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud is the most complete and reliable source for insight into the Dutch and foreign relationships of your business partners, ranging from small unknown companies to the largest multinationals with thousands of branches. Read more.

An initial check when selecting a supplier is not sufficient. It is then important to make all changes in risks transparent and to monitor them. This keeps you informed exactly how the risks in your total supply chain are developing. Only with this information can you correctly assess all risks within your portfolio. Read more.

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