Product roadmap

Last updated: April 2024

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
Hosted Aperture Data Studio
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
A cloud-based architected solution managed and maintained by Experian, initially for credit data reporting customers, that will bring improvements to installation, upgrade and data processing in future for all customers.
October
v2.13 Compare step
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Compare similar datasets to seeunexpected numerical increases/decreases in data.
January
v2.13 Visual associations
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Understand how objects interact with each other and drill into their relationships across Spaces.
January
v2.13 Issue lists statuses
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Configurable issue list statuses to meet business needs, better track data errors and collaborate on resolutions. .
January
v2.12 Notification inbox
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Automatic notifications will inform you of important events in Aperture Data Studio e.g. license expiry and API key expiry..
August
v2.12 Two-click profiling
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Ability to select any dataset or view to show profiling results, making it quicker and easier to understand the structure, consistency, uniformity and completeness of the data.
August
Building
Find duplicates rule builder
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
A simple question-based rule builder to create Find Duplicates rules without using technical code.
Q1
Download Excel
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Export grid data into Excel format, which can be easier to work with than CSV. New permission to control access.
Q1
Map to target view
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Allows for easier creation, amendments and sharing of the target schema across Spaces.
Q1
Auto-delete data
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Ability to auto-delete data older than a set period for compliance and usability.
Q1
Toast notifications
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
A subtle, but visual pop-up indicator in the UI that an action has taken place.
Q1
Rulesets
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Re-usable groups of business rules (functions) that can be applied to many tables and columns.
Q1
Planning / Investigating
Next Generation Match (Beta)
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Improving the configurability, performance, scalability and cost to run Find Duplicatess.
Data catalog integration
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Working with a number of third-party providers to integrate data quality insights into the broader governance program.
Identify data anomalies
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Automatically highlight the most interesting values and changes over time.
Real-time workflows (Beta)
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Support for workflows to handle individual records, validate fields against business rules or transform values to ensure consistency during data collection.
Pushdown data processing (Beta)
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
For customers working with large volumes of data (i.e. billions of transactional records), PDP allows them to execute a workflow on a sub-set of data without needing to bring the data into Aperture Data Studio.
Generative AI
Aperture Data StudioGlobal
Utilising Gen AI natural language processing (NLP) models to increase user efficiency and improve collaboration through personalized experiences and AI-driven intelligent suggestions.
Available
Simplified API integration toolkit
Experian Address ValidationGlobal
Reduce number of calls needed to integrate address validation and enrichment services into existing applications.
March
Japan coverage improvements
Experian Address ValidationGlobal
Increase coverage and character set support for Japan and provide new ways to search the data.
April
Building
Self-service layout management
Experian Address ValidationGlobal
Ability to configure address layouts either through an API endpoint or using the Self Service Portal.
Q2
UK business data search improvements
Experian Address ValidationUK
Typeahead style searching for business data in the UK.
Q2
Global location biased searching
Experian Address ValidationGlobal
Ability to filter address suggestions by a pre-defined geographical location, such as physical location of the web client, and also search across multiple countries at once.
Q3
Planning
Best store and route
Experian Address ValidationGlobal
Empower businesses to help their customers find their nearest store and quickest route and mode of transportation to get there.
New sources of international address and enrichment data
Experian Address ValidationGlobal
Improved coverage of many global datasets to provide unsurpassed matching capabilities.
Available
Real-time phone append
Experian Identity AppendUSA
A new solution that helps build a complete customer profile by appending phone number to a given name, email address and/or postal address. Available in North America only.
February
Real-time email risk score API
Experian Identity AppendUSA
Provides an instant assessment of the risk associated with an email address based on historical patterns and known indicators of suspicious activity. Available in North America only.
April
Yahoo improvements
Experian Email ValidationGlobal
Faster and more accurate processing of key email domains in real-time and batch cleansing solutions, including Yahoo and AOL.
December
Building
Domain risk for real-time email risk score API
Experian Identity AppendUSA
Provides an instant assessment of the domain risk associated with an email address based on historical patterns and known indicators of suspicious activity. Available in North America only.
Q2
Processing capacity and speed improvements
Experian Email ValidationEmail Automated BatchGlobal
Onboarding new technology and hardware to meet the growing demands of our customers, by increasing our processing capacity, reducing unknowns and processing bulk files faster.
Q1
Bulk Phone Validation API
Experian Phone ValidationGlobal
Self-serve Bulk Phone Validation API allowing thousands of phone numbers to be validated in one API call, which will be integrated in aperture Data Studio.
Q1
Planning
European data center
Experian Email ValidationGlobal
An additional data center in Europe to meet customer requirements for data processing.
More self-service capabilities in Email Automated Batch
Email Automated BatchGlobal
Bringing additional functionality to our Email Automated Batch customers, including the ability to pause and stop batches themselves, as well as set time bandings for specific record counts.
Real-time reverse phone append
Experian Identity AppendUSA
Bringing reverse phone append functionality in to Experian Identity Append
Available
Experian Address Validation for BigCommerce
Global
Providing an easy and intuitive way for BigCommerce merchants to integrate our Data Validation capabilities into the Optimized One-Page Checkout and Account Registration sections of their store.
May
Free trial experience
Microsoft Dynamics 365Salesforce Sales/Service CloudANZ
Streamlining the onboarding process for prospects by automatically starting a new free trial service of our Microsoft D365 and Salesforce Sales/Service Cloud apps.
March
Support for Salesforce Experience Cloud
Salesforce LightningGlobal
Experian address, email and phone validation capabilities are now available in Salesforce Experience Cloud. Drag and drop Experian's validation component into your site to check contact data at point of capture..
January
Building
Search using a what3words address
Microsoft Dynamics 365Salesforce Sales/Service CloudUK
Search for a postal address using what3words and enrich with geolocation data within Microsoft Dynamics and Salesforce. what3words is a proprietary geocoding system which converts GPS coordinates into 3 word addresses and provides an alternative to traditional postal address.
Q2
Shopify Plus checkout integration
Global
In partnership with Shopify, Experian are building a global address validation capability for Shopify Plus merchants to help with incorrect address entry and to reduce cart abandonment.
Q3
SAP S/4 HANA App certification
SAP S/4HANAGlobal
Submission of our new real-time data validation app for SAP S/4HANA for SAP ABAP add-On for certification.
Q2
Planning
Free trial experience
Microsoft Dynamics 365Salesforce Sales/Service CloudNA
Streamlining the onboarding process for prospects by automatically starting a new free trial service of our Microsoft D365 and Salesforce Sales/Service Cloud apps.


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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