Data Duplication is a problem that is faced by almost every business organization. Especially in case a firm is handling their database using a CRM, duplication of data can cause major problems. For example, two of your sales staff members got intact with a same person, both of them generated two different contacts of the same person in the CRM and both of them started to pursuit the same opportunity separately. Firstly, it gives a bad impression to the client that the people of same organization are persuading him/her independently for the same opportunity. Moreover, it is a wastage of resources and time of the business as two of the staff members are working on the same lead. Similarly, data duplication & Vtiger CRM go hand in hand
Data duplication causes following threats
Data Duplication is a real threat, some organizations do not consider it as a major problem . But, it effects the business aspects like productivity, costs,, customer satisfaction greatly. It is better to deal it on time and almost every CRM provides a solution for data duplication.
VTiger CRM has a built in feature where it checks for the duplicate data and the prevents the duplication. VTiger’s feature stops the duplicate record creation by default, it helps in avoiding the data duplication and issues related to it. but if you need a more advanced and comprehensive data duplication solution then take a look at VTExperts Duplicate, Check and Merge extension What is VTExperts Duplicate, Check and Merge Extension
VTiger has an extremely useful extension, by the name of VTiger Duplicate Check and Merge to find and merge any duplicate records that exist. It can put an end to any potential duplicate. Not only VTiger Duplicate Check and Merge can assist in ALL Standard and Custom Modules but it can also work as a duplicate check fields for any configurable Standard and Custom fields. On all the possible points like Summary View, Create and Edit Views, Quick Create and Detail View, duplicates are checked, hence, eliminating any possibility of errors.
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