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PEW Survey:  People Feel Loss of Control of Personal Data

US Consumers Concerned About Control over Personal Data A latest PEW research, on public perceptions of privacy and security in the post-Snowden era, reveals American’s lack of confidence that they have control over their personal information. That pervasive concern applies to everyday communications channels and to the collectors of their information—both in the government and in corporations. Privacy evokes a ... Read More »

EU Commission Publishes SME Performance Review

The SME Performance Review is one of the main tools the European Commission uses to monitor and assess countries’ progress in implementing the Small Business Act (SBA) on a yearly basis.  With an emphasis on the measures from the SBA Action Plan, the review brings comprehensive information on the performance of SMEs in EU Member States and other 9 partner countries. It ... Read More »

Acquisitions and Partnerships Help Companies to Ramp Up Analytics Capabilities

BIIA (Business Information Industry Association) has been tracking product announcements in the business information space for some time.  It has become evident that advanced analytics, also known as predictive analytics are now the fastest growing segment within business information.    Companies acquiring capabilities: During the first nine months we tracked 231 company announcements involving acquisitions, new product developments, partnerships and international ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Alfred Rolington as a Contributing Editor

BIIA is pleased do announce that Alfred Rolington, CEO and co-founder of Cyber Security Intelligence Ltd.,  has agreed to become a contributing editor of BIIA. As an acknowledged authority Alfred Rolington writes and has spoken widely on Cyber Security & Intelligence issues.  He has previously held senior leadership positions with Oxford Analytica and Jane’s Information Group CSI is an online ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Chet Wiermanski as Contributing Editor

  Credit Reporting and Scoring Expert Chet Wiermanski Joins BIIA as a Contributing Editor.  David Worlock, Chairman of BIIA stated:  “We are pleased to have Chet Wiermanski on board as contributing editor and having answered our call for volunteers to contribute their expertise for the younger generation and for the benefit of our industry as a whole.” Chet Wiermanski is ... Read More »

UK ICO Praises Credit Reference Industry

UK Information Commissioner’s Office has praised the credit reference industry on its data handling. After being constantly vilified in many quarters there appears to be good news about the credit reference industry.  The Information Commissioner’s Office has praised the credit reference industry on its data handling having reviewed the three main agencies – Experian, Equifax and CallCredit. A report has ... Read More »