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Valid’s Voice | Blog 2018-04-10T12:59:27+00:00


Valid employs a talented team of 6,000 associates in 16 countries worldwide. Our experts within the Data, Payment, Mobile, Identity, IoT Track & Trace, and Digital Certification industries are working tirelessly to provide our clients with custom, innovative solutions to their most common and complex challenges.

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2018 USPS® Move Update Standard Changes: Are You and Your Data Prepared?

By Roger Holmes, Technical Lead - Processing Services, US Region Are you aware of a change to the USPS® method for verifying address quality that will create a big impact on Mail Service Providers and their customers? What is the Move Update Standard? Starting in April 2018, the USPS will send monthly invoices to Mail Service Providers (MSP) Read more

Move Update Standard
USPS Move Update

GDPR Compliance: Is Your Organization Ready?

By Chris Mermigas, Senior Corporate Counsel, US Region The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) will soon be enforced. But how many employees, or executive members of your organization know what the GDPR is and why they should care about it? Is it IT’s problem? Is it Legal’s problem? Is it Sales’ problem? Whose problem is it? With the enforcement Read more

GDPR Compliance
General Data Protection Regulation


If you haven’t yet gotten to know Blockchain, you should start. It’s a distributed, open-code database that uses next-generation encryption, and it will facilitate recording and tracking of all online transactions. Data is encrypted, using private keys with a guarantee of a chronologically ordered record, similar to digital certification, but without intermediaries.

Mobile payment has come to brands

More than a new payment method, the Mobile Payment technology allows for consumers to have a new experience with brands.  There are many opportunities to expand services brands provide.

Smart City: there is intelligent life in cities

Cities have never been more populous. To get an idea, in 1950, the decade in which Valid was born, the world population was around 2.6 billion. According to the UN, today there are 7.3 billion of us - half of whom live in urban areas.


The Internet of Things, which falls under the Machine to Machine (M2M) market, offers innumerable business development opportunities. It’s something similar to what happened with the emergence of the Internet, or maybe even bigger. According to the Gartner research institute, it is estimated that this year, 8.4 billion things will be connected and in use around the world.

A new reality for payments

Wearables are moving towards the masses. After a few years of being restricted to the early adopters (consumers who like to try out new technologies, and hence who are great allies in the innovation process), the launch of the devices has generated lessons learned for the financial market, which is now investing in their use on a larger scale.