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ISG Outsourcing Index: Global Market Declined 27% in Second Quarter 2013

Annual contract value at $3.6 billion, down 27 percent from the previous quarter, reflecting weakness in both new scope deals and large contracts.  Positive market signs suggest rebound for 2H13, according to a report by Information Services Group Stamford, Conn. The 2Q13 Global ISG Outsourcing Index, which measures commercial outsourcing contracts with an annual contract value (ACV) of $5 million ... Read More »

Onvia, Inc. Q2 2013 Revenues Flat

Onvia, Inc. (ONVI), a provider of comprehensive government-business market intelligence, reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2013. Subscription revenue grew 3% over Q2 2012, compared to 1% year over year growth in Q1 2013. This represents our second positive growth rate in subscription revenues since Q2 2010.   The 2013 operating initiatives are designed to drive subscription ... Read More »

A Tipping Point for ‘Made in America’?

Could $1 billion save American manufacturing?  BIIA member Josh Green, Co-founder & CEO, Panjiva, asked  recently asked this question in ‘APPAREL’ The Obama administration has earmarked US$1bn amount in the 2014 budget to create the National Network for Manufacturing Innovation (NNMI), a system of 15 manufacturing innovation institutes across the U.S.  The political focus on manufacturing and, perhaps more important, ... Read More »

Reed Construction Data Reveals an Industry First in Construction Market Intelligence

Reed Construction Data, a provider of construction information, announces the release of Demand View, an interactive new data set for cūbus that provides unparalleled visibility into the construction market. Demand View uses intelligent building models, developed by the experts at RSMeans, to quantify product demand across Reed’s entire database of new construction projects, including projects in planning and bidding stages ... Read More »

Meet our Full Member Reciprocus International Pte Ltd

BIIA welcomes Reciprocus Pte Ltd as a full Member Reciprocus International Pte Ltd is a full service M&A boutique, headquartered in Singapore with offices in Switzerland and the US, advising investors and companies on start-ups, expansions and cross-border growth acceleration.  Our firm specializes in facilitating intercontinental deals between North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. We offer a flexible, holistic service ... Read More »

Analytics, Platforms and BIG Data Continue to Lead in New Services Announcements

BIIA is tracking announcements of important industry developments covering the mainstream services in business information.   During the first half of 2013 BIIA tracked a sample of 127 announcements:  Analytics, Platforms, (includes Workflow Tools) and Big Data continue to hold the lead over other segments (unchanged from prior year period).   It is noteworthy that announcements concerning platforms were higher (23% versus ... Read More »

Panjiva Reports Strong US Trade Numbers for May

BIIA member Panjiva reported strong global trade data for May: U.S.-bound waterborne shipments—at 1,142,399—were up 8 percent annually in May and up 5 percent compared to April. On a year-to-date basis, Panjiva said shipments are up 4 percent at 5,239,084. And the number of global manufacturers shipping to the U.S in May—at 172,656—was up 16 percent compared to May 2012 ... Read More »

Connotate and Aurora WDC Partner to Provide Corporations With Timely, Powerful Competitive Intelligence

Delivers Refreshed Web Data, Enabling Aurora to Offer Its Clients High-Value Information Assets That Lead to Sound Business Decisions Connotate, Inc. announced a partnership with Aurora WDC, an advisory firm in competitive, strategic and market intelligence.  Connotate and Aurora will work together to provide corporate clients with enhanced competitive intelligence services that incorporate timely, accurate Web data collected by Connotate’s ... Read More »

InfoDesk Streamlines InfoWatch Corporate Intelligence Dashboard

Off-the-shelf InfoWatch Dashboard makes keeping up with corporate news and competitor intelligence faster and easier than ever InfoDesk has streamlined its InfoWatch solution to offer off-the-shelf, corporate news and competitor intelligence dashboards that can deploy in a matter of weeks.  The newly redesigned InfoWatch Dashboard features custom-branded template designs that offer a wide variety of “plug-and-play” content options including aggregated ... Read More »

IHS Announces Intent to Acquire R.L. Polk & Co.

IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS) announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire R.L. Polk & Co., a recognized leader in providing automotive information and analytics solutions. The acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including expiration or termination of the applicable waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.  The deal is valued at US$1.4bn. About R.L. ... Read More »

Improved Data Integration: D&B Offers Partnerships to Seamlessly Connect Data

Vertical and niche linked data – from D&B Data Exchange partners D&B (NYSE: DNB) introduces the D&B Data ExchangeTM.  This unique, cloud-based service provides customers one-source access to industry-specific data from select companies that join the D&B Data Exchange as partners.  All of the data is linked through the D&B D-U-N-S® Number, enabling customers for the first time to confidently combine ... Read More »

Onvia Q1 2013 Revenues Flat

For the first quarter 2013 Onvia reported revenues of US$ 5.5 million which were flat compared to Q1 2012.  Its client base shrunk 10% from 4300 in 2012 to 3850 in Q1.   Annual contract value was up 2% to 18.9 million.  The company reported a net loss of US$ 120,000 in Q1 compared to a net income of US$ 60,000 ... Read More »

Australian Risk Climate: Businesses Credit Demand Slows in Q1 Across most Market Sectors and all States

Businesses Credit Demand Slows in Q1 Across most Market Sectors and all States: Business credit growth slows for second consecutive quarter, first time this has occurred since June 2010 Slowing credit demand highlights risk of GDP growth being less than 3% in 2013 Overall demand for business credit eases across all states, increasing just 2.2% year on year Trade credit ... Read More »