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First Private Sector Consumer Credit Bureau Launched in China by Alibaba Affiliate

Sesame Credit, heralded as China’s first private sector consumer credit information company, was launched by Ant Financial Services Group, the parent company of Alipay.  Called Sesame Credit, the new agency leverages big-data technology and customer behavior analytics to assess creditworthiness, which is expected to make it easier for companies to extend credit to millions of Chinese consumers, according to Sesame Credit officials. ... Read More »

Network Protection / Fraud Detection: FICO Awarded Four New Patents

Network Protection, Fraud Detection, Personalized Marketing and Real-Time Analytic Discovery FICO (NYSE: FICO) has been awarded four new patents related to fraud detection and advanced analytics. FICO now holds 170 US and foreign patents, and has 93 pending patent applications. Members of FICO’s fraud analytics team patented a network assurance analytic system that monitors telecommunications networks with real-time, streaming, self-calibrating analytic ... Read More »

HG Data and EverString Form Strategic Partnership

Combining EverString’s powerful predictive analytics with HG Data’s vast install datasets will help clients precisely identify, target, prioritize, and engage with their top customer prospects HG Data and EverString, a predictive marketing and sales intelligence SaaS provider, announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership and reseller agreement. As part of this agreement, EverString’s algorithms for predictive lead scoring ... Read More »

New Credit Bureau Data Content Challenges Today’s Analytic Approach

Chet Wiermanski, BIIA contributing editor, comments on the latest consumer credit bureau content challenges. Given the highly competitive nature of the U.S. credit reporting industry the three major national credit reporting agencies are constantly racing ahead to improve the quality of their data and solutions. The most recent enhancements released by the “Big Three” involves the introduction of a new ... Read More »

FICO Acquires TONBELLER

FICO has acquired TONBELLER, an innovative provider of financial crime and compliance solutions based in Bensheim, Germany.  The transaction has closed.  Although terms have not been disclosed, the transaction is not expected to have a material impact on FICO’s 2015 financial results.  With this acquisition, FICO has moved firmly into the rapidly growing market for financial crime and compliance (FCC) ... Read More »

LexisNexis Acquires BAIR Analytics

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions announced its intent to acquire BAIR Analytics, a provider of analytics solutions for public safety. LexisNexis is acquiring BAIR Analytics to better provide the public safety community with comprehensive investigative solutions that aid them in their law enforcement mission. BAIR Analytics deploys strong technology, robust analytics, mapping, and visual tools to identify and predict patterns of crime. ... Read More »

Powerlytics: Analytics – Market Intelligence – Better Decisions

Powerlytics delivers trusted, actionable financial intelligence to manage risk and find growth opportunities for our clients’ businesses. Our products and services make it easy to create precise benchmarking and market-sizing reports, and to perform detailed economic, business and marketing research. This powerful information can be used to drive corporate strategy, discover potential markets, evaluate competitors and identify risks and trends ... Read More »

HG Data Partners with Leadspace

Partnership to Take Predictive Analytics and Sales Funnel Analysis to a New Level.  Enhances Leadspace’s ability to generate laser-like sales and marketing targeting at both the company and the contact level for its customers HG Data, a global leader in competitive intelligence on installed technologies, announced the company has entered into a partnership with Leadspace, the leading B2B demand gen platform. ... Read More »

Datalicious: Search Gets the Glory while Facebook and Display Do all the Work

It’s time for marketers to mix-up their love affair with search advertising when allocating media budgets, according to ground-breaking research released by Datalicious, a company of the Veda Group. The study by Datalicious of more than 700 million media touch points examined each of the advertising channels consumers ‘touched’ – a method known as ‘multi-touch attribution’. Their framework challenges the commonly used ... Read More »

LexisNexis Announces Intention to Acquire Health Market Science

Healthcare Info Platf LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, a division of Reed Elsevier, announced its intent to acquire Health Market Science (HMS), a leading supplier of high-quality data on health care professionals and an administrator of one of the largest practitioner-level medical claims databases in the U.S. LexisNexis, together with HMS, will deliver best-in-class data and data linking capabilities to help address ... Read More »