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Trillium Software and Collibra Integrate Data Governance and Data Quality Offerings to Improve Data Accountability and Business Process

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Trillium Software®, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc. (NYSE:HHS) and a leading provider of Total Data Quality™ solutions, and Collibra, a leading provider of data governance software, today announced an alliance to address the demand for data governance initiatives and enable customers of both companies to leverage data as a strategic enterprise asset.

In today’s competitive environment, organizations are looking for new ways to increase revenue from existing customers. As the definition of a customer varies from one part of the organization to another, business managers are demanding a more unified view in order to better understand customer needs, gain trust and sustain retention. By combining data governance and data quality management toolsets, organizations can create both a contextual and holistic view of the data to drive business process improvement, reduce operational costs, improve customer retention while increasing revenue.

“Data Quality, master data management and regulatory compliance are driving the demand for data governance projects today and yet the lack of effective data governance is one of the main reasons why these very initiatives fail,” said Benny Verhaeghe, vice president of sales & marketing at Collibra. “By combining Trillium Software’s best-of-breed data quality solutions with Collibra’s leading data governance software, we can together provide customers with a powerful integrated solution for data quality management.”

The integration between the Trillium Software System® and Collibra’s Data Governance Center will enable customers to add policies to business rules management by business stakeholders. This will make data profiling results more easily accessible by business people and provide traceability between business rules, data assets, systems and business definitions, as well as address issue management resolution. Unlike similar offerings from platform vendors, the alliance provides customers with a focused solution and eliminates the need to buy additional products and services.

“The impact of data governance has made data quality more relevant than ever to the business user, who requires increased accessibility and visibility into data and information,” said David Pietropaolo, vice president of global alliances at Trillium Software. “By combining Collibra’s Data Governance Center with our solution, customers can continuously control, improve and achieve the benefits of having high quality data and information to drive better results for their business processes.”

The product integration connector between the Collibra Data Governance Center 4 and the Trillium Software System is already complete. To learn more about the alliance please visit http://www.trilliumsoftware.com/WorkArea/DownloadAsset.aspx?id=9674

About Collibra
Collibra is a Data Governance software company bringing Business and IT together to govern data as an enterprise asset. As a best of breed vendor, Collibra provides the Data Steward organization with a technology platform that supports their activities. Collibra is a Gartner Cool vendor for Enterprise Information Management. For more information visit www.collibra.com or contact us at contact@collibra.com

About Harte-Hanks 
Harte-Hanks® is a worldwide direct and targeted marketing company that provides direct marketing services and shopper advertising opportunities to local, regional, national and international consumer and business-to-business marketers. Visit the Harte-Hanks Web site atwww.harte-hanks.com or call (800) 456-9748.

About Trillium Software
Trillium Software® is a business of Harte-Hanks, and the leading best-of-breed enterprise data quality software and services provider in the world. Trillium’s data quality experts help organizations achieve increased business value from their global data management initiatives by providing enterprise data profiling and data cleansing software solutions that collaborate with existing data systems and applications.

Trillium’s data quality suite of products enable business executives and information technology professionals to profile, govern, manage, cleanse, and visualize data for CRM, MDM, regulatory and compliance, data warehouse and business intelligence initiatives. The company offers industry-specific business solutions that help solve data problems experienced by financial services, insurance, risk, healthcare and retail professionals. For more information about Trillium Software and its offerings, call (978) 436-8900 in the United States and in the United Kingdom call +44 (0) 118 940 7666, or visit Trillium Software online at www.trilliumsoftware.com.

This document may contain trademarks that are owned or licensed by Harte-Hanks, Inc. and its subsidiaries, including, without limitation, Trillium Software®, Trillium Software System®, Total Data Quality™, and other names and marks. All other brand names, product names, or trademarks belong to their respective holders.

Felix co-founded Collibra in 2008 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. As its CEO, Felix is responsible for Collibra’s global strategy and has lead Collibra from idea to conception to over 8 years of record growth. Before Collibra, Felix focused on Semantic Technology research at STARLab at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He holds a master in Computer Science and Software Engineering from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a master in General Management from the Vlerick Business School.
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