Yearly Archives: 2020

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Improving the Quality and Accuracy of Your Data Part 2

By Rick Miller: Business Development Director, Valid 12/9/2020 This two-part blog series addresses the similarities between cleaning your dirty laundry and instituting a master data quality strategy. Read Part 1 here.  How often do I need to do my laundry? Data Cleansing & Validation Frequency In many cases one can look at your laundry (or just smell them), providing Read more

09/12/2020
blog
data
data accuracy
data management
data quality
data quality services
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Valid named finalist in ICMA Élan Awards for Manufacturing Excellence

Valid named finalist in ICMA Élan Awards for Manufacturing Excellence LISLE, Ill., December 8, 2020 -- Valid, the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile, identity, data and payments, is proud to announce being named a finalist in the ICMA Élan Awards for Manufacturing Excellence in Loyalty, Promotion, and Gift Cards for the Walmart U.S. Happy Holiday Snow Globe Read more

08/12/2020
Card Design
Elan Awards
ICMA
Payment Solutions
valid

2020-12-08T21:54:10+00:0008/12/2020|Tags: , , , , |

How Data Can Be a Cure for the Travel Industry

How Data Can Be a Cure for the Travel Industry By: Bob Adams, Business Development Director, Valid Data Solutions December 1, 2020 As we all know, hotel occupancy rates and ADR’s have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. Consumers are not traveling internationally, but are traveling domestically making closer to home travel arrangements, staycations, and increased leisure travel by Read more

01/12/2020
blog
data
data management
data quality
data quality services
hospitality
marketing
travel
valid

Improving the Quality and Accuracy of Your Data

By Rick Miller: Business Development Director, Valid 11/10/2020 This two-part blog series addresses the similarities between cleaning your dirty laundry and instituting a master data quality strategy.  Sorting and Preparing Colors, Whites, Polyester, Cotton, just like your laundry it is important to sort and prepare your data assets prior to undertaking a master data quality initiative. My experience shows Read more

10/11/2020
blog
data
data accuracy
data management
data quality
data quality services
valid

How to Work with Google to Make Paid Marketing Work for Your Company

How to Work with Google to Make Paid Marketing Work for Your Company By Colleen Thorndike, director of data strategy, Valid 10/12/2020 As we all know, hotel occupancy rates and ADRs have been heavily impacted by the pandemic. While consumers are not traveling internationally, they are still traveling domestically, and these closer to home travel arrangements have increased travel Read more

20/10/2020
google
google ads
hospitality
hotel
personalization
travel
valid

Centralized databases with personal information are a looming threat to mobile ID security

Centralized databases with personal information are a looming threat to mobile ID security September 14, 2020 By Kevin Freiburger, Director of Identity Programs, Valid The ID verification market is projected to hit $12.8 billion by 2024. Several states have joined the mobile driver’s license movement and other markets, like higher education, adopt mobile IDs for physical access control for Read more

21/09/2020
biometrics
databases
identity
mobile id
pii
security
valid

2020-09-21T20:17:27+01:0021/09/2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fresh faces and old friends, B2B marketing trends resemble B2C

New normal, new trends? Not exactly.  At the start of each year, predictions are made as to the next ‘big’ thing that companies will prioritize. For the last few years, the same buzzwords and technologies seem to remain on top of marketers’ minds and priority lists — “personalization” and “artificial intelligence”. And these do not appear to be going Read more

06/07/2020
artificial intelligence
B2B
B2C
branding
data
marketing trends
valid

2020-07-07T14:54:28+01:0006/07/2020|Tags: , , , , , , |

How to Achieve CCPA Compliance by the July 1 Deadline

How to Achieve CCPA Compliance by the July 1 DeadlineJune 18, 2020Colleen ThorndikeAt a time when retailers could do without more stress, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) compliance deadline of July 1 is fast approaching.Up until now, many retailers have put off CCPA compliance. COVID-19 and our remote workforces have made meeting the looming compliance deadline even more challenging. Read more

25/06/2020
CCPA
ccpa compliance
data
retail
valid

2020-06-25T20:46:28+01:0025/06/2020|Tags: , , , , |

Beginner’s Guide to College Campus Access Security and Management

Trying to decide which type of access control credential your campus should adopt? Here’s a primer on mag stripe, proximity and smart cards, NFC, BLE and biometrics. By: Jeffrey E. Barnhart With sprawling acres of land, colleges and universities need to ensure that students, faculty and staff have safe access to campus resources. Academic institutions historically relied on face-to-face Read more

08/06/2020
access card
access control
access management
biometrics
campus security
college
valid

PIX: The New Instant Payments System in Brazil

  PIX: The New Instant Payments System June 04, 2020 Structure was developed by the Central Bank of Brazil New technologies have encouraged the financial system to rethink its operations, especially due to customers increased demand for simpler, faster, safer and more economical payments solutions. While updated financial institutions use technology to optimize their activities and achieve better results, Read more

04/06/2020
Blupay
Fintech
instant payments
PIX
QR code
valid

2020-06-04T20:38:42+01:0004/06/2020|Tags: , , , , , |

How Biometrics Will Transform Airport Travel

How Biometrics Will Transform Airport Travel April 14, 2020 Kevin Freiburger The airport customer experience is rarely efficient, perhaps least of all over the holidays, when travelers often spend an hour or more caught in security and worried whether they will board flights on time. Adding to the stress is the possibility of forgetting an ID at home or Read more

21/04/2020
data
experiential retail
retail
valid

2020-04-21T19:04:01+01:0021/04/2020|Tags: , , , |

Using Data to Adapt Strategies During Economic Uncertainty

COVID-19 is making an unprecedented impact on the global economy.  In these times of economic uncertainty, companies – big & small – are seeing immediate changes to customer behaviors as sales from historically consistent customer segments have become unreliable and unpredictable. ‘Stay-at-Home” orders in place across the globe have accelerated shifts in the way people work, shop, consume media Read more

17/04/2020
covid-19
customer behavior
customer data
data
data strategy
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2020-04-17T19:51:32+01:0017/04/2020|Tags: , , , , , |

The Impact of 5G on IoT

By: Surinder Dhar - Director of Business Development of Mobile Solutions at Valid As the buzz of the 5G network rollout by Mobile Networks Operators (MNOs) around the world is getting louder and louder, the industry is warming up to the new IoT use cases. 5G cellular technology, introduced with Release 15, has enabled a variety of services and Read more

19/03/2020
5G
MNOs
Mobile
Mobile Networks Operators
Time-Sensitive Networking
Ultra-Reliable Low-Latency Communication
valid

TeleWorld and Samsung will be oriented to Industry connect and/or smart city B2B private networks

TeleWorld and Samsung will be oriented to Industry connect and/or smart city B2B private networks By: Nitisha Dubey March 3, 2020 Oh! Telecom industry is undergoing mind-boggling transformations. From the TELCOs to network integrators and designers all are set to explore possibilities of new generation 5G networks. Amidst all, Samsung recently acquired TeleWorld and a telecom industry veteran Franco Read more

05/03/2020
5G
Mobile
SIM
smart city
valid

2020-03-05T18:22:52+00:0005/03/2020|Tags: , , , , |

5G Networks Are Coming, So is a New Set of Security Vulnerabilities

5G Networks Are Coming, So is a New Set of Security Vulnerabilities By Rolando Hernandez Tuesday, February 18, 2020  In this article Rolando Hernandez, vice president of mobile solutions provider, at Valid talks about how 5G is expected to drastically expand through the market in 2020, with upward of 100 million connections being made by 2021. With the promise Read more

24/02/2020
5G
IoT
Mobile
security
SIM
valid

2020-02-24T16:01:35+00:0024/02/2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Experiential Retail Trends: Do’s And Don’ts

Experiential Retail Trends: Do’s And Don’ts February 13, 2020 at 8:00 AM EST By Martin Kurpiel, Valid It’s a great time to operate brick-and-mortar stores — if your brand is willing to innovate. Yes, online shopping is the new normal, and Millennials now make more of their purchases online than they do in-person. But the same technology that allows Read more

20/02/2020
data
experiential retail
retail
valid

2020-02-20T17:58:55+00:0020/02/2020|Tags: , , , |

New Legal Changes for a New Decade

By: Chris Mermigas, Senior Corporate Counsel/DPO at Valid 2020 brings a new decade, new laws, new industry regulations and deadlines for compliance across the globe. Below are the Top 10 Legal Updates for 2020 in the United States: Increased Electric Vehicle Fee. Certain states like Hawaii, Kansas, Alabama, Ohio and Illinois have raised the fee for having electrical vehicles Read more

29/01/2020
5G
California Consumer Protection Act
CCPA
EMV
Real ID
valid

2020-02-14T21:40:57+00:0029/01/2020|Tags: , , , , , |

What Will Give IoT A Leg Up In 2020

Published in VM Blog on January 16, 2020 See published article here. __ What Will Give IoT A Leg Up In 2020 By Franco Zaro, Director of IoT Business Development at Valid Young IoT technology, such as connected homes and wearables, are little by little taking over the market mainly for three reasons: devices are getting smarter, prices are Read more

21/01/2020
5G
connected home
IoT
smart device
valid

2020-01-21T19:46:42+00:0021/01/2020|Tags: , , , , |

Valid USA Accepts IDHS Division of Rehabilitation Services Employer of the Year Award

On October 1st, 2020, the Illinois Department of Human Resources (IDHS) - Division of Rehabilitation Services awarded Valid USA with their Employer of the Year Award. Valid USA was chosen to receive this award amongst a field of six other employers based on the following selection criteria: Best relationship/engagement with IDHS staff Number of IDHS customers (program participants) interviewed/hired Read more

05/11/2020
award
diversity & inclusion
Employer of the Year Award
IDHS
Illinois Department of Human Resources
Valid USA

JSC Ingenium: New eSIM Platform for MVNO/A/E

New eSIM Platform for MVNO/A/E JSC Ingenium reinforces its offer for MVNO/A/E and launches its new secure eSIM Platform ready to deploy with any operator and technology JSC Ingenium has selected Valid’s eReach subscription management services for the deployment of its eSIM platform  Madrid, Spain – November, 2020 - The eSIM Platform showcased by JSC Ingenium allows operators to Read more

30/11/2020
connected devices
eSIM
IoT
mobile operators
Mobile Solutions
operating system
OS
valid

Valid provides its secure eSIM Operating System to the new Infineon’s OPTIGA™ Connect IoT solution

Valid provides its secure eSIM Operating System to Infineon´s new OPTIGA™ Connect IoT solution  Madrid, Spain – July 02, 2020 - Valid, the leading provider of technology solutions for the mobile, identity, data and payments industries, designed the eSIM Operating System (OS), trademarked as mioSIMtm eSIM M2M, to help securely provision, identify, manage and connect devices to cellular networks. Read more

01/07/2020
connected devices
eSIM
IoT
mobile operators
Mobile Solutions
operating system
OS
valid

Valid Assists Vermont DMV in Launching Online License Renewals to Minimize the Need for In-Person Appointments

Valid Assists Vermont DMV in Launching Online License Renewals to Minimize the Need for In-Person Appointments Upgraded technology gives Vermont citizens the ability to renew licenses from home with ease LISLE, Ill., May 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Valid, the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile, identity, data and payments, supports The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in implementing its new Read more

22/05/2020
department of motor vehicles
DMV
Driver's License
online renewal
valid
Vermont

Valid Named Most Promising Identity and Access Management Company in 2020 InfoSec Awards

 Valid Named Most Promising Identity and Access Management Company in 2020 InfoSec Awards Valid is recognized for its efforts to streamline and secure ID solutions in the public sector in the 8th annual InfoSec AwardsLisle, IL - Mar. 16, 2020 – Valid, the leading provider of technology solutions for mobile, identity, data and payments, is proud to announce being named Read more

16/03/2020
access management
cyber defense magazine
id
infosec awards
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Valid Implements REAL ID Driver’s License Standards for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands

Valid Implements REAL ID Driver’s License Standards for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands Valid Facilitates the Department of Public Safety to Achieve REAL ID Compliance and Enhance Security for the Territory’s Residents LISLE, ILL. (PRWEB) JANUARY 08, 2020 Valid, one of the leading providers of technology solutions for mobile, identity, data and payments, implemented its fully compliant REAL Read more

08/01/2020
Driver's License
id
Real ID
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2020-01-08T17:15:30+00:0008/01/2020|Tags: , , , |

Valid Applies New Solutions to the Digital ID Card for the São Paulo State Civil Police

In another advance toward the digital transformation of ID documents, Valid, the Brazilian multinational, has developed the new digital ID card (known in Brazil as the “RG”) for São Paulo State. In an app format, the solution is a complement to the physical document already issued by the company. The app will be initially for the exclusive use of Read more

15/01/2020
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2020-01-15T12:40:22+00:0015/01/2020|Tags: |

Smart Living Solutions Infographic

The world we live in is rapidly changing. Technology will play an increasingly major role across multiple environments to safeguard our most vulnerable population. Valid’s Smart Living solutions provide cross-functional services including access management, tracking systems, and environmental monitoring that protect senior citizens and give their families peace of mind.

2020-06-03T18:08:03+01:0003/06/2020|Tags: , , |