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Potential Business Information Opportunities in Emerging Markets

The G-20 Financial Inclusion Expert Group’s (FIEG) SME Finance Sub-Group recommends Scaling-up SME access to Financial Services in developing countries.  The key to making it happen lies in the development of supporting infrastructure and credit information. The International Finance Corporation (IFC World Bank Group), as the lead advisor to G-20 Financial Inclusion Expert Group’s (FIEG) SME Finance Sub-Group, issued a ... Read More »

Hong Kong to Host Asia’s Largest International Information Event

Discover the Latest Information Resources and Explore Latest Technologies at Free Exhibition Online Information Asia-Pacific Visit BIIA at the stand #512 and our members Dun & Bradstreet #305, Outsell Inc. # 510 and Sinotrust # 317 Attend the BIIA Business Information Forum 2011    BIIA Forum 2011 Program and Biographies March 7 HONG KONG – Online Information Asia-Pacific, the leading pan-Asian ... Read More »

Still Time to Register to Attend one of the most Exciting Information Events in Asia

It is still time to register to attend the BIIA Business Information Forum 2011 and one of the most exciting business information events in Asia:  the Online-Information Asia-Pacific 2011   There will be about 80 companies on show.    BIIA and two its members will be exhibiting:   D&B and Sinotrust.   The organizers expect up to 1,000 visitors.  The BIIA Business Information Forum 2011 will ... Read More »

BIIA Business Information Forum 2011

As part of Incisive Media’s new Online Information Asia Pacific event, we will be holding the BIIA Business Information Forum 2011 We thank D&B for supporting the BIIA Forum 2011 with a Platinum Sponsorship Taking place on Thursday 24 March, this intensive one day forum will address a number of key issues of interest to both users and information professionals. The ... Read More »

The BIIA Business Information Forum 2011 is Open for Registration

As part of Incisive Media’s new Online Information Asia Pacific event, we will be holding the BIIA Business Information Forum 2011 We thank D&B for supporting the BIIA Forum 2011 with a Platinum Sponsorship Taking place on Thursday 24 March, this intensive one day forum will address a number of key issues of interest to both users and information professionals. The ... Read More »

BIIA Forum 2011 is Open for Registration

  We thank the Dun & Bradstreet Corporation for their generous support for being a Platinum Sponsor of the BIIA Forum 2011 As part of Incisive Media’s new Online Information Asia Pacific event, we will be holding the Business Information Forum Taking place on Thursday 24 March, this intensive one day forum will address a number of key issues of interest to ... Read More »

Microfinance Under Attack

Important Facts:  In 2006 the founder of the Grameen Bank in India was hailed as an innovator for the poor and received a Nobel Prize for his work in developing what has been termed microfinance. Today that whole effort is under attack by governments and many advocates for the poor as it has started to look more like loan sharking ... Read More »

Decline and Fall of the Google Empire

BIIA’s Chairman David Worlock has discovered a whole band of bloggers through December and January who were arguing that the Web of spam and misleading search of a decade ago, which Google had cleaned up effectively in its early days, had now returned to haunt us – on Google.  We leave it to our readers to link to David Worlock’s ... Read More »

Outsell Forecasts a $392 Billion Information Industry by 2013

The Outsell forecast report brings together our research and analysis of the entire information industry. It looks at the big picture and offers a forward-looking view that summarizes metrics and trends for all key vertical segments of the $366 billion industry and the key customer groups (end-users, enterprises, and advertisers) that drive its overall funding. This annual forecast is designed ... Read More »

BIIA / Incisive Media Business Information Forum March 24, 2011

Mark your calendar:   BIIA and Incisive Media are organizing a Business Information Forum 2011 in conjunction with the Online-Information Conference and Exhibit.  The afternoon session of the Business Information Forum will deal with the specific issue of overcoming the asymmetries of information in the SME.  The following key topics are being presented: The Work of the IFC (World Bank Group) ... Read More »

Will the EU Directive on Timely Payment Help the SME?

BIIA has been following a discussion about the new European Commission Directive combating late payment in commercial credit transaction.  Simon Groves wrote on LinkedIn: “For SMEs selling to government owned organizations, the revised directive is good news, as it holds those organizations – often cited as Europe’s worst payers – to paying within 30 days. And for those suppliers who ... Read More »