RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., July 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Melissa, a leading provider of global contact data quality and identity verification solutions, today announced Listware Desktop, an open source data cleansing tool. Listware Desktop brings all of the data cleansing and data enrichment capabilities of Listware into a flexible, scalable desktop software. Listware Desktop leverages the inherent benefits of open source, and is freely available to anyone to download and modify. Developers and end-users are empowered to customize data cleansing workflows to best meet their unique business needs and make them their own.  

This lightweight batch application also powers Rapid Application Development. Developers can quickly utilize Melissa Web services to validate and correct data, interpret result codes, and understand how production data can be enhanced with data quality routines – all without having to do much coding.

“Developers now have access to a flexible open source data intelligence tool, backed by decades of global data quality expertise for all types of platforms and industry applications,” said Admound Chou, vice president of product development, Melissa.

Listware Desktop is the latest addition to the Listware product family, which includes plugins for Excel and online interfaces. The tool cleans and enriches People and Business Data quickly – verifying, updating, and standardizing global address, email, phone, and name data. Color-coded reports make it easy to identify how many contact data elements were verified, corrected, or bad, and what changes were made to the original data. 

Click here to download Listware for Desktop or explore technical details. To connect with members of Melissa’s global intelligence team, visit www.Melissa.com or call 1-800-MELISSA.

About Melissa
Since 1985, Melissa has specialized in global intelligence solutions to help organizations unlock accurate data for a more compelling customer view. More than 10,000 clients worldwide in arenas such as retail, education, healthcare, insurance, finance, and government, rely on Melissa for full spectrum data quality and ID verification software, including data matching, validation, and enhancement services to gain critical insight and drive meaningful customer relationships. For more information or free product trials, visit www.Melissa.com or call 1-800-MELISSA (635-4772).

Greg Brown
Vice President, Marketing
(800) 635-4772 x1130
Jackie Zerbst
MPowered Public Relations
(714) 998-3448