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Business Intelligence Platforms and their Deployment Risk

Companies that choose Business Intelligence platforms on the basis of their ‘street-cred’ and ease of deployment risk losing money in the long-term, a major survey finds… Gartner’s annual ‘Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence’ report – based on 2,000 BI customer interviews – found businesses are increasingly choosing interactive-analysis and data-discovery platforms that are not right for them, over traditional solutions ... Read More »

Experian Introduces Enterprise Fraud and ID Business in North America

Dedicated unit launches Big Data fraud service for breach and identity compromise detection At the start of the Vision 2015 Conference, Experian® announced a new dedicated enterprise Fraud and ID business in North America. This newly established business unit allows Experian to more aggressively address the growing variety of fraud risk and identity management challenges businesses, financial institutions and government agencies ... Read More »

HG Data and the Aberdeen Group Strike Strategic Data Partnership

B2B tech marketers can target and engage tech buyers even more precisely HG Data announced a new, multi-year strategic data partnership with the Aberdeen Group, formerly Harte Hanks Market Intelligence. This new partnership will enhance the Aberdeen Group’s targeting and predictive analytics services by enhancing the view of the global technology install base; giving sales and marketing professionals greater actionable ... Read More »

Infogroup Lawsuit Against DatabaseUSA Heads to Trial

Contrary to erroneous published reports claiming Infogroup has lost its federal lawsuit against DatabaseUSA and its affiliated companies, the case will head to discovery phase and jury trial now that a judge has issued preliminary rulings. A District Judge denied Infogroup’s motion for preliminary injunction on March 30, but the court also explained in a 33-page opinion that the ruling “does not ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes Cristal Credit as Associate Member

CRISTAL CREDIT is an independent group, operating in North America, Europe, South America and Asia founded in 2003 by Kévin RIVATON and Jean François JARD both specialists in credit management business and intelligence information. CRISTAL CREDIT it is 20 years of experience , serving financial institutions, private investors, law rms and multinational rms all over the world.  CRISTAL CREDIT in the Americas (Miami, New-York, ... Read More »

Global 5000 Database Now 4,515 Active Records

For Q1 of 2015, Global 5000 finished with 4,515 active records in the database. The total revenue now represented by The Global 5000 companies exceeds $58 trillion – an amazing concentration of size and buying power in one marketing database. Based on overall worldwide figures we have seen in the press, this represents about 70% of the global GDP. During ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches new ONESOURCE(TM) Global Trade Software Solution

Automated trade management solution designed to improve efficiency of corporations’ global supply chain and trade compliance operations.  Thomson Reuters announced the launch of ONESOURCE(TM) Global Trade.  “ONESOURCE Global Trade is the world’s first truly global trade automation and management solution,” said Taneli Ruda managing director of the Thomson Reuters Global Trade Management business. “This solution enables multinational corporations to tie ... Read More »

Harte Hanks Announces the Sale of Its B2B Research Businesses

Harte Hanks announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its B2B research businesses, Aberdeen Group and Harte Hanks Market Intelligence, to subsidiaries of Halyard Capital.  The company intends to use the proceeds from the transaction to support its strategic development.  Aberdeen Group and Harte Hanks Market Intelligence represented less than 5% of Harte Hanks’ total 2014 revenues.  The ... Read More »

Informa D&B 2014 Revenues Up 3.1%

INFORMA D&B , (company CESCE), one of the leading companies in Spain providing Business Information, Finance and Marketing, reports consolidated revenue for 2014 of € 86,156,995, an increase of 3.1%  from the previous year.   INFORMA D&B consolidated revenues include the results of its international subsidiaries: INFORMA COLOMBIA, INFORMA D&B PORTUGAL and national: CTI, Technology and Management , DBK , Logalty , ASNEF Logalty and OneRate. INFORMA D&B Spain has achieved ... Read More »

HG Data: Becoming the De Facto Standard for Installed-technologies Intelligence

HG Data Reports Massive Year-Over-Year Growth in All Categories to Give Sales & Marketing Clients a Worldwide View of Technology Installs.  In addition to double- and triple-digit growth percentages, HG Data now provides its clients with technology-installation intelligence in 14 countries There’s a reason HG Data is quickly becoming the de facto standard for installed-technologies intelligence.  HG Data gives its clients ... Read More »

Firms Fearful of Managing Merger Risks in Emerging Markets

Fraud, money laundering and corruption have been named as the key reasons Western businesses have low confidence in managing risks when investing in emerging markets, a new survey shows… Deloitte Financial’s poll of 1,300 financial professionals across the banking and securities, technology and investment management sectors show less than ten and a half per cent are confident about managing the ... Read More »

Business Information Industry 2014 Revenue Growth Rates Show Sharp Contrasts between Sectors

The growth leaders of the pack are once again the rating agencies Moody’s and S&P and the credit information provider Creditsafe.  It shows that even in a crowded space such as credit information there is still room for a relative newcomer.  Traditional consumer marketing sectors have not recovered and show negative growth rates. To read more request the March II ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes United Global Credit Reference Co. Ltd.

The United Global Credit Reference Co. Ltd., is officially registered in Beijing 2011, registered capital of 50080000 yuan. The company provides professional credit services on personal credit, enterprise credit, personal rating, corporate credit rating, credit evaluation and risk management. The company offers full range of credit management consulting and credit management software system development services to individual, enterprise, government, financial ... Read More »

GBI-GENIOS Adds 3 million Credit Reports from Creditsafe

German based online business information provider GBI-GENIOS has added 3 million comprehensive credit reports from Creditsafe Germany to its data portfolio.  The cost of a comprehensive credit report is €23.80. About:  GBI-GENIOS, the no. 1 for online business information in Germany, provides direct access to around 1,000 qualified databases with hundreds of millions of documents. Monitor with us as the economic ... Read More »

Experian: Data Quality Holds the Key to Greater Profits

Experian published the findings of its 2015 Global Data Quality Research, confirming that while businesses are increasingly aware of the potential of their data – with estimates that it could improve profitability by up to 15%(1)- more than 90% still find data improvement challenging. The research, which interviewed representatives of 1,239 organisations in the UK, US, France, Germany, Spain, Australia ... Read More »