All of this data intelligence, computing scalability, system flexibility, and raw speed add up to a solution to a problem that until now has simply been out of reach for even the largest, most modern companies. And the best way to prove how Amperity solves the customer data unification problem is to allow our customers to visualize the process hands-on. For that, we provide an entirely new experience called Stitch.
Seeing is understanding: launch of Amperity’s Stitch experience
Amperity’s mission is to help people use data to serve the customer. Today, we’re launching a new Stitch experience that gives users an easy way to see and understand how we’re stitching their data together, so they can use it intelligently and effectively.
Stitch has always been the brains behind our AI-powered customer identity resolution and record matching. But until we launched the Stitch experience, it was hidden from view. Users didn’t see how their data was being processed until it was populating their rich Customer 360 Database.
We launched the new Stitch experience because we believe that for something as business-critical and nuanced as customer data – the foundation upon which you build and shape your organization – you need full visibility, flexibility, and understanding. Not just for yourself, but to help you educate and enroll others in how to think about your customers and their data.
When you first open Stitch, we immediately give you a big picture snapshot to help you understand the size of your incoming data and the speed and freshness of Stitch.
The first thing you see in the Stitch experience
As you scroll down the page, you’ll get a deeper look at how your data is being matched. In the Overview section, shown below, you can see how many total customers Amperity’s algorithms found in your data (total Amperity IDs) and the overall Deduplication Rate for your data. In other words: how many records you started with and to what degree Amperity reconciled them, enabling you to better understand the overall connectivity of your source data.
Stitch overview shows the power of machine learning-driven customer record matching
When you click the “Explore Amperity IDs” button shown above, you can drill into sample customer clusters. A cluster is a group of records that all belong to the same individual, according to our algorithms.
This section of the product allows you to view the actual records that make up each cluster, along with the score we assigned to every pair. Scores are important because Amperity gives you the flexibility to match records more or less conservatively depending on your unique use cases.
A sample cluster for our fictitious customer named Amanda
Remember Amanda Warren, the fictitious customer with disconnected data on index cards at the top of this post? We ran her records through Amperity, along with many others, and our algorithms agreed with your human intuition and made some matches. Above is a cluster of her records, color-coded based on the strength of each match.
Here, platform user with PII-access can click on any link in a cluster and view the actual records that were matched, along with the Amperity score. Looking at a “high” match for Amanda, we see the actual records side by side. Notice the differences in the email address, last name, and other key data points. Amperity was able to discern that these are in fact matching records, albeit with a lower Amperity score than if the data matched more cleanly.
Two of Amanda’s records from eCommerce and Loyalty
If you want to view all the records in Amanda’s cluster simultaneously, there’s another view that lets you do just that, for the most complete picture of your data possible. This shows the magic of Stitch in a single screenshot. Records from across systems, with varying degrees of completeness and error-rates, are connected into a single cluster that tells a rich story of the unique customer. All keys from your source systems (Source IDs) are retained, existing alongside the unique Amperity ID that we assign, so you can truly understand who your customers are across your entire technology ecosystem. Note that this view is also only available to users with PII-access, which lets you keep your customer data secure.
All of Amanda’s records pairs with scores
Find out if Amperity is for you
Stitch is a critical portion of the Amperity platform, but it’s only a fraction of what we do. Amperity is an end-to-end customer data management solution that ingests raw data from any system, matches records using the intelligence of AI, builds comprehensive yet flexible Customer 360 views, derives customer insights, and lets you easily segment and send data to any downstream system.
All of this is done for one primary purpose: to help you use data to serve your customers. If you don’t know who someone is across all your systems, you can’t serve them. If you don’t have a comprehensive view of your customers, including all their transactions, preferences, and identifiers, you can’t personalize their experiences and target them with meaningful offers. If you can’t see trends in customer behavior based on an accurate and complete picture of your full customer base, you can’t optimize your initiatives across the business to drive long-term loyalty and growth.
Amperity is built to give you comprehensive, current, and connected views of your customers, for the first time. Many of the world’s most loved brands trust Amperity and use it to supply the customer data management foundation of their businesses. To see if our platform might be right for you, request a demo today.
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