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Connotate Now Collecting More Than 20 Million Records Per Day for Competitive Intelligence

Connotate, a provider of solutions that help organizations automate data collection from the Web, announced that its software is now collecting more than 20 million records per day to support the competitive intelligence initiatives of clients in retail, e-tail and life sciences.  In addition, e-tailers are using Connotate to build online inventory catalogues numbering in the tens of millions. Source:  ... Read More »

Connotate and Systech Partner to Leverage Web Data for Business Intelligence

Connotate Will Enable Systech to Apply Its Proven Methodology to Create Valuable Data Sets From Sources Outside the Firewall Connotate announced it is partnering with Systech Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of business intelligence, to develop new best practices at the intersection of Big Data and digital strategy. With over 100 clients in key industry sectors, Systech has extended its ... Read More »

WAND Taxonomy Helps to Classify Billions Spent on Specific Products

WAND partnered with a few of the leading spend management and strategic sourcing consulting firms to classify billions of spend into specific WAND Product and Service Taxonomy categories.  The output is then delivered back to our spend consultant partners who present the complete analysis back to clients.   To read the full story click on the link. Source: Wand Inc. Read More »

Connotate Opens Office in London to Serve EMEA Markets

Connotate, the leading provider of solutions that help organizations automate data collection from the Web, today announced the opening of a London office to serve as the center of its European operations.  The London office will permit Connotate to accelerate the development of new partnerships with EMEA-based companies, as well as better serve its growing base of customers in Europe, including ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Consolidated Q2 Revenues up 3%

Thomson Reuters (TSX / NYSE: TRI) reported results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2012.  The company reported revenues from ongoing businesses of $3.2 billion, a 3% increase before currency.  Adjusted EBITDA was up slightly from the prior-year period and the corresponding margin was 28.0% versus 28.1% in the second quarter of 2011.  Underlying operating profit decreased 8% and ... Read More »

GFI Group, Thomson Reuters and SDIC Trust To Form Joint Venture in China

GFI Group Inc., a leading provider of wholesale brokerage services for the global financial markets, and Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals, today announced that they will be forming a joint venture with SDIC Trust Co., Ltd. of China to create a foreign exchange and money broker for the domestic Chinese financial markets. ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters Launches First Commercial Credit Risk Model

The model increases accuracy in predicting which firms most/least likely to come under financial distress Thomson Reuters, announced that it has introduced the first commercial credit risk model to measure corporate financial health by quantitatively analyzing text. The StarMine Text Mining Credit Risk Model (TMCR) assesses the credit risk of publicly traded companies by analyzing the text in various documents. ... Read More »

Bisnode to sell ABC Germany to Avant Invest

Bisnode has signed an agreement to sell ABC Germany, one of the leading German B2B supplier search engines, to the Dutch Avant Invest B.V., which already owns the ABC operations in Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands. With this transaction, Bisnode will sell the last company in its product information business area to focus on growth in its core business areas ... Read More »

Connotate and Digital Reasoning in Partnership to Mine Intelligence from Social Media

Connotate, Inc., the leading provider of solutions that help organizations monitor and collect data and content from the Web, today announced that it has partnered with Digital Reasoning™, the leader in unstructured data analytics at scale, to provide government agencies with a simple solution to create actionable intelligence from fact-based analysis of social media’s Big Data.  To continue reading, please ... Read More »

Coalition Development Ltd Acquired by CRISIL

CRISIL is world’s largest provider of equity and fixed income research services. CRISIL is a subsidiary of Standard & Poor’s Coalition is a leading analytics and business intelligence provider to the global financial services industry Coalition Development Ltd, a privately-held London head- quartered analytics company, announces today that it has reached an agreement to be acquired by CRISIL, a subsidiary ... Read More »

HG Data Company Launches Technology User Database, “HG Data 400”

HG Data Company, a startup transforming the business intelligence industry, has commercially released the industry’s most comprehensive database of enterprise technology users.  The new “HG Data 400” master file monitors which particular technologies are in use at more than 500,000 geographic sites in the U.S.  From A to Z–Adobe to Zenoss–the HG Data 400 offers marketers, sales executives and researchers ... Read More »

BIG Data: HG Data Tracks the Relationships Between Businesses Themselves – For BIIA Members –

Meet HG Data:  A company which says “We’re Data Scientists”. At HG Data’s lab in California, our data scientists are pioneering surprising new ways to procure, extract and apply data.  We love the astounded look on our customer’s face upon first seeing what we (and our databases) can deliver. We launched our first company, NOZA, in 2005.  That’s where we ... Read More »

Panjiva: What’s Driving U.S. Exports?

BIIA member Panjiva reports that the U.S. exported nearly $140 billion in March, making the month the strongest ever for U.S. exports.   Panjiva’s Trendspotting report shows that March 2012′s $139 billion in exports represented a 7% increase from March 2011 and was $3 billion higher than the next highest month, January 2011. So, what are the top products and ... Read More »