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Connotate: Change Detection With Highlighting for Web Data Extraction

New Features Deliver Significant Value to Companies Collecting Web Data at Scale Connotate, Inc., Web data announced new product capabilities that streamline operations and reduce costs by detecting changes to Web sites and automatically highlighting content that has changed. The change detection with highlighting feature in Connotate’s software not only provides alerts that a Web site has changed, but also highlights the change ... Read More »

MarkLogic World 2013

April 8-11, 2013  –  The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas Time is running out to save big $’s on MarkLogic World registration fees– register by January 31st to secure the price of $995 ($1,395 regular price) for a savings of almost 30%. MarkLogic World 2013 will feature over 40 breakout sessions covering topics around Big Data Search, Application Development, Analytics and ... Read More »

HG Data Company Selected One of “30 Companies to Watch” in Information Industry

One of BIIA’s newest members is HG Data Company, a “big data” start-up tracking the use of enterprise technology. HG Data has recently been selected as one of “30 companies to watch” in 2013 by Outsell Inc.  At the beginning of each year Outsell identifies innovators globally, both big and small, that are disrupting the information industry through novel but ... Read More »

Hot Technologies That Will Define Banking in 2013: The Cloud, Digital Payments, Mobility and Big Data Analytics

Bank Systems & Technology asked a panel of industry experts to weigh in on its “2013 Forecast: The Hot Technologies That Will Define Banking.” According to the panel—which included US Bank, Aite Group, IDC Financial Insights and FICO CTO Stuart Wells — cloud, digital payments, mobility and Big Data analytics will loom even larger this year. Here’s an excerpt: Now, ... Read More »

BIG DATA: How Big Does Big Data Need to Be?

FICO offered a feedback on a Big Data discussion at the third annual Asia Pacific Chief Risk Officer Forum, held in Bangkok and hosted by FICO with IDC Financial Insights.  But it might not be the Big Data you’re thinking about. For example, participants from Australia were discussing “comprehensive reporting,” which is set to start in 2014 when Australia’s credit ... Read More »

Oracle Buys Cloud-base Analytics Platform Provider DataRaker

Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire DataRaker, a provider of a cloud-based analytics platform that enables electric, gas and water utilities to leverage vast amounts of data to optimize operational efficiency and improve the customer experience. Leading-edge utilities are investing in infrastructure to collect massive amounts of data from millions of distributed smart meters and ... Read More »

Panjiva Co-Founder Psota Discusses Big Data Revolution at MIT Conference

Underscoring the company’s ongoing commitment to advancing innovation in the sourcing industry and beyond, Panjiva, the B2B platform powering the business of global trade, co-founder and CTO James Psota has led a discussion on Big Data technology at the Big Data Conference during the MIT-CHIEF event.  As one of the region’s leading technologists adept at leveraging data mining to make ... Read More »

European Bank Priorities for 2013: Cross-Selling and Big Data

FICO and EFMA Survey:  54% of risk managers said they will use Big Data to dig deeper into what customers want, and understand their risks. With dark clouds still hanging over the European economic and banking landscape, what are risk managers’ priorities for 2013?  That is a question we raised in the sixth European Credit Risk survey, conducted by FICO ... Read More »

From BIG DATA to Big Marketing: Seven Essentials

The ability to draw deep customer insights from Big Data and bring them rapidly into operational decision making is transforming the discipline of marketing. Today marketers have the opportunity to understand customers at a depth that harkens back to the past of neighborhood stores and local banks. To have a deep, relevant and constantly improving dialogue with these customers. And ... Read More »

UBM Live & UBM Tech Launch Big Data Republic

UBM Live and UBM Tech – the UBM businesses behind TFM&A and InformationWeek – have announced the launch of Big Data Republic (www.BigDataRepublic.com), a community for those dealing with transforming their businesses with big data. As the world experiences an unprecedented explosion in information, harnessing that data and making sense of it is one of the biggest challenges that business, ... Read More »

InsideView And Equifax® Partner On Single-Source Business Data Solution

InsideView, a provider of sales intelligence solutions to B2B sales and marketing organizations, announced a multi-faceted partnership with Equifax to deliver the most comprehensive, single-source, global business data solution.  The combined solution gives sales and marketing professionals the ‘Inside Edge’ with access to one of the largest sources of industry-leading business data to uncover prime prospects, understand their business issues, ... Read More »

FICO Debuts Analytics-Powered Marketing Solutions for Transforming Big Data into Big Marketing

FICO (NYSE: FICO) announced analytics-powered “Big Marketing” solutions that link predictive analytics, decision optimization and Big Data with state-of-the-art interactive customer dialogue management.  The new solutions enable marketers to plan, execute and manage high-volume campaigns precisely targeted to individual customers, balancing the trade-offs between customer preference and business objectives by using advanced analytics.  The first two new Big Marketing solutions ... Read More »

The Unified Theory of Database Marketing

Database marketing is all of a sudden the new holy grail.  What with “big data,” CRM, data warehouses, one-to-one marketing, data mining—a number of techniques are capturing management time, attention and budgets, and they are all built around customer information.  We now have new opportunity to pick up some of the powerful approaches that database marketing has been developing over ... Read More »

BIIA and EASDP Partnered in the Biggest Event Dedicated to the Business of Database, Search and Directory Publishing

Toledo, Spain, Thursday September 20, 2012:  At the EASDP Congress a BIIA panel of experts discussed the important aspects of how to redefine Business Information, how to get new value out of ‘Old Databases’, and how to extract value from semi / unstructured data.  The discussion centered on the new phenomena of BIG DATA, which is being heralded as the ... Read More »