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Dun & Bradstreet Third Quarter 2014 Revenues Up 1%

Achieving the Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Revenue Growth Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) core and total revenue for the third quarter was US$ 417.1 million, up 1% year over year, before the effect of foreign exchange (up 2% after the effect of foreign exchange). Operating income before non-core gains and charges of $107.4 million, down 16% from the prior year ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Introduces D&B Onboard™ in the U.S. and Canada

D&B  Onboard™ is to simplify KYC and CDD Compliance As businesses face an increasingly stringent global regulatory climate, Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced the expansion of the Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Due Diligence (CDD) solution D&B Onboard™ in U.S. and Canadian markets. Currently available in Europe, D&B Onboard™ integrates the company’s database of over 240 million global commercial records with compliance-specific ... Read More »

D&B Joins Salesforce Analytics Cloud Ecosystem

Dun & Bradstreet Joins New Salesforce Analytics Cloud Ecosystem to Integrate Best-in-Class B2B Content and Analytics Dun & Bradstreet announced it has joined the Salesforce Analytics Cloud ecosystem to enable customers to instantly access actionable content and analytics with the Salesforce1 Platform. Utilizing Dun & Bradstreet’s global content and analytics capabilities through the Salesforce Analytics Cloud will empower organizations to ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet and Lattice Engines Announce Strategic Partnership

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) and Lattice Engines, a fast-growing provider of cloud-based predictive marketing and sales applications, announced a strategic partnership. Together the two companies will provide businesses with the data, insights and analytics required to identify which of their customers or prospects are most ready to buy. As a result, businesses may be able to increase conversion rates and deal ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet and Oracle Partner to Bring B2B Data to Oracle’s Cloud Solutions

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), and Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced they have partnered to extend Oracle’s Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) offerings by integrating Dun & Bradstreet’s commercial business, social and professional contact data into Oracle’s cloud applications.  The strategic relationship is an extension of both companies’ shared goal to enable their customers to make smarter, more informed decisions across the enterprise. “Today’s customers are seeking solutions that ... Read More »

D&B’s U.S. Economic Health Tracker Points to Continued Economic Hesitation despite Pockets of Resilience

With conflicting performance of leading indicators, D&B is downgrading the 2015 real GDP forecast to 2.9% annual growth while still projecting robust monthly labor growth Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) released the September 2014 U.S. Economic Health Tracker which provides a monthly, multi-dimensional perspective on the U.S. economy, including small business health, total job growth, and overall U.S. business health. Despite downgrading the 2015 economic outlook, D&B’s ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Names Technology Veteran Curtis Brown New Chief Information Officer

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced the appointment of Curtis Brown to the role of Chief Information Officer (CIO), reporting to Chief Operating Officer Josh Peirez, effective immediately.  Brown, who most recently served as Global Chief Technology Officer at AOL, assumes global responsibility for Dun & Bradstreet’s expanding portfolio of technology, proprietary data and related intellectual property. “As we continue to innovate ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Q2 2014 Revenues Up 2%

Core revenue for the second quarter of 2014 was $393.0 million, up 2% both before and after the effect of foreign exchange, as compared to the prior year similar period. Core revenue results for the second quarter of 2014 reflect the following by solution set: Risk Management Solutions revenue of $255.9 million, down 1% year over year both before and after the effect ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Partners with Creative Agency Droga5 to Reinvent Its Brand Purpose, Values and Visual Identity

Dun & Bradstreet has tapped Droga5, a New York-based advertising agency, as their creative agency of record. Driven by Dun & Bradstreet’s new global strategy, the company’s brand purpose, values, image and identity will be reinvented. Droga5 has been charged with everything from driving a new brand purpose and strategy to creating a new modern look and feel for Dun ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Launches Supplier Risk Manager™ 2.0

Second-generation software solution will help businesses mitigate financial and operational risk across supply chains Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced the launch of D&B Supplier Risk Manager 2.0, a second-generation software solution to help businesses mitigate financial and operational instability, analyze risk and monitor distribution resources to maintain sustainability across supply chains. Leveraging D&B’s proprietary database of more than 235 million businesses worldwide, ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Publishes Global Economic Update for 2014

Report Reveals Recovery Amidst Risks of Continued Debt, Rising Interest Rates and Policy Gridlock in Emerging Markets  –  While long-term sentiments indicate restrained improvements, signs point to accelerating growth over the next few years Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced the results of its Global Economic Update for 2014, based on deep analysis of its proprietary business data.  The report confirms ... Read More »

L. Gordon Crovitz Joins Dun & Bradstreet Board of Directors

Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) announced the appointment of L. Gordon Crovitz, former publisher of The Wall Street Journal , to the Company’s Board of Directors effective immediately.   This appointment expands the Board to 10 directors, nine of whom are independent directors. Gordon will serve as a member of the Innovation and Technology Committee and the Board Affairs Committee. The former Publisher of The Wall ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) Assigned Patent on Data Matching

Nine employees of D&B are named as co-inventors –  Congratulations BIIA member Dun & Bradstreet has been assigned a patent (8,768,914) developed by nine co-inventors for a “system and method for searching and matching databases. The co-inventors are Anthony J. Scriffignano, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, David Allaway, Parsippany, New Jersey, Eric Gustafson, Palm Beach, Florida,Amy Hayenhjelm, Murray Hill, New Jersey, Edward Ohlson, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Courtney Shipman, Murray Hill, New Jersey, Larry Skahill, Parsippany, New ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet® Releases New Tool for Deeper Insights on Tax Discovery, Audit & Collection

Dun & Bradstreet announced the launch of D&B Revenue Advisor.   The offering will give state and local tax and revenue agencies access to Dun & Bradstreet’s proprietary data and analytics through Information Builders’ easy-to-use WebFOCUS dashboard, allowing customers to achieve greater insight through complete, accurate and current commercial taxpayer information. Providing agencies with a 360-degree view of the commercial taxpayer universe, the ... Read More »

D&B Q1 2014 Revenues Up 1%

D&B (NYSE: DNB) consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2014 were US$ 381.9 million, up 1% before foreign exchange and flat after the effect of foreign exchange.   Operating income was US$ 82.3 million, down 6%.  Free cash flow for the first three months of 2014 was $148.5 million; Net cash provided by operating activities for the first three months ... Read More »

D&B Establishes Cloud Innovation Center – Acquires Indicee

D&B (NYSE:DNB) acquired Indicee, an innovator in the cloud-based analytics and business intelligence (BI) space.  Indicee’s Vancouver-based employees will join the global D&B team as part of the newly created Cloud Innovation Center.  Based on comments made in the recent D&B Q1 earnings conference call Indicee provides Cloud based technology and has no products per which D&B would be selling.  The acquisition ... Read More »