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Adobe, Nielsen Form Digital Content Analytics Alliance

Adobe and Nielsen have formed a partnership that aims to track content and engagement metrics across multiple Internet protocol devices ranging from desktops to smartphones to tablets to TV and game consoles so chief marketing officers can get to one source of the truth. The effort combines one of the leading keepers of digital content ratings with Adobe’s analytics platform. ... 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 »

McGraw Hill Financial Q3 2014 Revenue Up 10%

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. reported third quarter 2014 results with revenue of $1.26 billion, an increase of 10% compared to the same period last year. Net income and diluted earnings per share from continuing operations were $188 million and $0.68, respectively. Adjusted net income from continuing operations increased 31% to $281 million and adjusted diluted earnings per share from continuing ... Read More »

LexisNexis Acquires Moreover Technologies

Combined resources will create a next-generation, current awareness and enterprise distribution solution with unmatched content and analytical tools. LexisNexis® Legal & Professional announced that it has acquired Moreover Technologies, Inc., a leading global content delivery service and provider of consolidated current awareness and media management solutions.  Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. News monitoring and distribution is a large ... Read More »

Salesforce.com Delivers Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud

Salesforce.com announced Wave, the Salesforce Analytics Cloud. Wave is the first cloud analytics platform designed for every business user, making it easier than ever for anyone to explore data, uncover new insights and take action instantly from any device. Companies can now quickly deploy sales, service and marketing analytics, or build custom mobile analytics apps, using any data source—empowering everyone ... Read More »

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 »

FICO Joins The CardLinX Association

Predictive analytic and decision management technologies key for card-linked offers industry FICO (NYSE:FICO) announced that it has joined The CardLinx Association (CardLinx) to collaborate more closely with other technology platform providers, merchants, digital publishers, payment networks and banks in promoting the growth of the card-linked offers industry. CardLinx develops industry standards that make deals and offers easier for consumers and merchants. A card-linked ... Read More »

Acxiom and Weibo Launch Big Data Marketing Platform “Audience Onboard”

New Platform Helps Advertisers Unleash the Value of First Party Data to Improve Audience Reach Acxiom® announced a strategic partnership with Weibo Corporation (Weibo), China’s leading social media platform.  As part of the relationship, Weibo will leverage the Acxiom Audience Operating System® (AOS ®) to deliver greater digital marketing efficiency to its advertisers in a privacy-compliant way via Acxiom’s data ... Read More »

Veda SIMAH Risk Solutions Launched in Dubai

John Roberts, Chairman of Veda SIMAH Risk Solutions spoke recently about the launch of Veda SIMAH Risk Solutions, a joint venture between the leading provider of credit information and analysis in Australasia (Veda) and the Saudi Credit Bureau (SIMAH); the Saudi Credit Bureau (SIMAH); the sole national credit bureau operating in Saudi Arabia.   Veda SIMAH Risk Solutions offers expertise in ... 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 »

Verisk Says $650 Million Deal Delayed Amid FTC Review

Verisk Analytics Inc. (VRSK), said its planned $650 million takeover of EagleView Technology Corp. has been delayed amid a review by antitrust regulators. The purchase agreement has been extended to Dec. 31, after a previous plan to complete the deal by Sept. 30, Jersey City, New Jersey-based Verisk said today in a statement. The company said it will provide further ... Read More »

Outsell Signature Event “ConvergenceNOW” a Great Success

BIIA extends its compliments to Anthea Stratigos, CEO and Co-founder of Outsell, and her team for producing an outstanding industry event “ConvergenceNOW!”  The event, which was co-produced with the Jordan, Edmiston Group, Inc. (JEGI), took place in the historic town of Versailles outside Paris.  Over twenty presenters covered a wide range of key topics on the convergence of content, technology, ... Read More »

Veda Acquires Kingsway Financial Assessments Pty. Ltd.

Veda announced the acquisition of financial risk assessment company, Kingsway Financial Assessments Pty Limited (Kingsway) increasing its scale and capability in procurement risk. Kingsway has been in business for over ten years providing independent financial assessment services to support better decision making and improve risk management for procurement professionals.  Kingsway helps its government and business customers to identify if companies ... Read More »