Product roadmap

Last updated: November 2021

This roadmap provides a snapshot of the direction and development priorities for Experian’s data quality solutions. Please note, all enhancements and timings are subject to change at our discretion.

Feature
Data
Performance
Customer experience
Security
Available
V2.5 Additional comparator options
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Leverage additional phonetic comparators when building Find Duplicates rules to gain more flexibility in searching for potential matching records.
Q3
V2.5 Explore data as a chart
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Quickly visualise any data grid without creating a new Workflow for impactful and visual insights. Save and share these charts with other Spaces in Aperture Data Studio.
Q3
V2.5 Support for encrypted files
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Improve data security with support for encryption and decryption of .zip and PGP files on import and export.
Q3
V2.5 Smart harmonisation (Beta)
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Accelerate time to value with machine-learning data-driven automations to produce the best records from your duplicate entries.
Q3
V2.5 Workflow performance improvements
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Workflows with many steps and branches will now show results faster.
Q3
V2.5 Lightweight issue tracking (Alpha)
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Complete the data validation lifecycle when dealing with data quality issues using a lightweight out-of-the box issue management approach which includes visual Workflow artifacts.
Q3
Building
V2.6 View and maintain Find Duplicates store
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Interact with the duplicate store easily to inspect and update your single view of data.
Q4
V2.6 Smart harmonisation
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Accelerate time to value with machine-learning data-driven automations that produce the best records from your duplicate entries.
Q4
V2.6 Data connection improvements
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Get better control of your Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) for data extraction from sources.
Q4
V2.6 Job monitoring improvements
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Use the job progress monitor view to access a more granular view of your system jobs' progress.
Q4
V2.6 Dashboards
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Dashboards show key metrics, charts and data at a glance in one page. This lets you identify trends over time and items that may require immediate action or further investigation.
Q4
v2.6 Validate step performance
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
The Validate Workflow step will process results for hundreds of functions up to 5x more efficiently.
Q4
Planning
Multi-tenant hosting
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
A cloud-based architected solution managed and maintained by Experian, which will ensure continuous support of heavy usage scenarios for customers globally.
Issue tracking
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Assign data issues to relevant users/teams within your organization and track the progress to resolution.
3rd party data catalog integration
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
To gain more detailed data insights and derive more value from your catalog solutions, integrate them with Aperture Data Studio.​​
Scaling and resiliency
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
To ensure optimal product performance during peak periods, we will implement robust and reliable scaling to support demand.
License expiry notifications
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Manage cloud-based licensing with expiry notifications set up within our Self Service Portal.
Available
Consumer and location enrichment
Experian Address ValidationExperian EnrichmentAUSNZL
Enrich addresses in Australia and New Zealand with additional geolocation, postal elements and consumer demographic insights from Experian ConsumerView at the point of capture to better pinpoint and understand your customers.
Q3
Delivery point information
Experian Address ValidationGlobal IntuitiveGBRUSA
Additional information on UK addresses as part of Royal Mail's file, including Just Built date, unique address key and delivery point indicator (i.e. business or residential). For USA addresses, we now also return carrier route code, record type code and delivery point barcodes for efficient goods delivery.
Q3
Improved Eircode data
All productsIRE
Get the most accurate and comprehensive coverage of Irish addresses for real-time validation and bulk cleaning with the new Eircode dataset.
Q3
Enhanced ZIP look ups with FIPS/CBSA codes
CorrectAddressUSA
Improved matching and coverage to return FIPS and CBSA code information for every ZIP code in USA in order to better segment addresses.
Q3
Address data updates
On-premises productsGlobal
Easily access the latest versions of all address datasets for on-premises address validation products within the Experian's self-service portal.
Q3
Performance enhancements
Experian Address ValidationGlobal IntuitiveGlobal
Enhanced performance in hosted, real-time address validation APIs to support ever-increasing volumes of validation requests globally.
Q4
Building
Mosaic 7 data
All On-premises productsGBR
Append the most up-to-date consumer demographic insights from the latest Experian Mosaic datasets when addresses are validated and cleaned.
Q4
Enhanced Experian Address Validation
Experian Address ValidationGlobal
Benefit from multiple address search methods, improved product performance, better matching and additional functionality within our flagship REST API for the best-in-class customer experience.
Q1
Planning
Search functionality improvements
Experian Address ValidationGlobal
The ability to filter address results in the picklist by a pre-defined geographical location, such as physical location of the web client, and also search across multiple countries at once.
Reverse geocoding
Experian Address ValidationGlobal
More precise location-based searching using reverse geocoding of coordinates to addresses.
Bulk cleaning API
Global
An enhanced hosted, bulk address record cleaning solution with global address data coverage, optimised performance and a RESTful interface.
REST interface on-premises
All on-premises productsGlobal
A new RESTful interface to reduce integration time and improve the experience when using on-premises validation solutions.
Q1
Certification reporting
Batch APIGlobal
Stay compliant with self-serve certification reports based on established local regulatory templates.
Q1
Locality code conversion
Pro APIPro WebGlobal
Translation of locality codes into city and state combinations to simplify end-user journeys, reduce effort and risk of error for your customers.
Q1
Available
Enhanced Reverse Phone Append
Reverse Phone AppendUSA
We integrated an enhanced dataset into the real-time API to improve matching rates and enable more phone number records to have names and addresses appended.
Q2
New version: Experian Email Validation
Experian Email ValidationGlobal
The latest version includes a number of feature and performance enhancements.
Q3
Consumer vs business email type identifier
Experian Email ValidationGlobal
Identify email addresses as consumer or business at the point of data capture, so you can decide which type of email addresses to accept in online forms.
Q3
Building
Native character support for emails
Experian Email ValidationGlobal
Validate internationalized email addresses that contain non-roman characters using unique proprietary techniques to ensure valid email addresses are captured.
Q4
Consumer vs business email type identifier
Email Automated BatchGlobal
Identify the email addresses in your email lists as consumer or business for enhanced customer segmentation and targeting.
Q1
Planning
Role account validation
Experian Email ValidationGlobal
By leveraging Experian propertiary techniques and AI, the real-time API will better identify and validate email addresses containing a role (i.e. admin@). This helps to ensure that only valid email addresses are captured.
European datacentre
Experian Email ValidationGlobal
An additional data centre in Europe to meet customer requirements for data processing.
Validation confidence level improvements
Experian Email ValidationEmail Automated BatchGlobal
More detailed confidence levels and responses for better classification of email addresses. This will provide greater insight into health of the email data and allow for better analysis by customers.
Available
New version: Microsoft Dynamics 365
Microsoft Dynamics 365Global
Our certified data validation integration for Dynamics 365 CE is built on PowerApps platform with PCF controls for quick deployment. Find the latest version on Microsoft's AppSource marketplace.
Q2
SAP ERP product certification
SAPGlobal
Our address validation integration for SAP ERP 6.0 EhP 8 has received SAP interface certification, enabling Business Address Service real-time validation and bulk cleaning of addresses.
Q2
Free trial experience
Salesforce Sales/Service CloudUSA
Experience faster onboarding and deployment when you request a free trial of our data validation integration on Salesforce AppExchange marketplace.
Q3
V1.9 Dataset configuration
Salesforce Sales/Service CloudGlobal
Quickly configure address and enrichment datasets as part of address validation capabilities using the intuitive data mapping interface.
Q4
V1.9 Enrichment of postal addresses
Salesforce Sales/Service CloudGlobal
Enrich the addresses in your contact and account records with additional information such as geocodes and household demographics at the point of address capture.
Q4
Building
Compatibility updates
All productsGlobal
Maintenance releases of our data validation apps to ensure optimal performance and adhere to the latest product updates from Salesforce, SAP and Microsoft.
Q4
Enhanced email & phone validation
All productsGlobal
Enabling the latest and greatest version of Experian Email Validation in our app for enhanced real-time performance. We'll also update the app to include key phone validation metadata.
Q1
Planning
SAP S/4 HANA certification
SAPGlobal
SAP S/4 HANA for SAP ABAP Add-On certification for our real-time data validation.
REST API for address validation
SAPGlobal
Supporting our flagship REST API, Experian Address Validation, to validate and enrich addresses in SAP ECC6, S/4 HANA and CRM7.
Free trial experience
Microsoft Dynamics 365Salesforce Sales/Service CloudGlobal
Streamlining the onboarding process for prospects in all regions by automatically issuing product activation tokens for the free trial.


FAQs

What is the purpose of this roadmap?

The roadmap is publicly available to provide you with better insight into our plans and longer-term vision. It is constantly changing as we deliver new items to market, explore new opportunities and take your feedback into account.

How frequently is the roadmap updated?

This roadmap is updated on a quarterly basis. Q1- end of March, Q2 - end of June, Q3 - end of September, Q4 - end of December

What do the tags mean?

There are two types of tags:

  • Product – the product(s) that the release applies to.
  • Region – the region(s) that the release is most relevant to, it does not specify availability for sale.

Does the roadmap show everything?

No, the roadmap shows the highlights of key releases recently delivered, currently being built or being explored for future release. If you need a more detailed view or have queries for a specific product, please contact your Account Manager to talk through in more detail.

Product roadmap disclaimer

The Building and Planning sections in the roadmap contain forward-looking statements which provide an indication of product development and exploration plans. These statements may be identified by words such as "expect", "look forward to", "anticipate", "intend", "plan", "will", or words of similar meaning. Forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors. Therefore, the releases, scope and timings are subject to change at our discretion without prior warning.

More information

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