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Creditreform ‘Firmenwissen’ Updates Company Profiles Daily

Creditreform ‘Firmenwissen’ is updating three million company profiles of companies located in Germany, Austria and Luxembourg on a daily basis. In addition company profiles will now include the names of persons holding a power of attorney within a company (Prokurist).   Search capabilities now include names of persons who hold a power of attorney within a company and search by legal ... Read More »

Thomson Reuters and ICAP Renew Exclusive, Multiyear Deal

Thomson Reuters and ICAP Information Services (IIS) announce the renewal of a distribution agreement which adds new electronic data sources to the 19901 service – an established reference source for USD interest rate swaps and US Treasuries. The 19901 service now provides Thomson Reuters clients with exclusive access to a leading swap data service using the following ICAP data sources: ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes 360kompany GmbH as a Full Member

kompany provides easy and instant access to international business background information for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and business professionals around the globe. For its website www.kompany.com it has established solid partnerships with over 20 providers and government agencies and offers a wide array of products covering more than 21 million companies in 25 countries with instant access to more ... Read More »

Owler.com: A New Crowdsourced Company Profiles Venture

After a 16 months metamorphosis Owler.com was launched from the remnants of InfoArmy.  Serial entrepreneur Jim Fowler appeared to have learned his lessons from the shortcomings of InfoArmy and launched Owler.com and the Owler mobile business app (iOS) to provide a source for business news and information. Based in San Mateo, CA- and Coimbatore, TN, India, Owler provides for free ... Read More »

Current Analysis Extends Industry’s Most Trusted Competitive Intelligence Solution to Salesforce Platform

Current Analysis announced today the launch of a new addition to its competitive intelligence suite of solutions – CurrentCOMPETE for Salesforce.  CurrentCOMPETE is widely recognized as the leading source of timely, actionable market, competitive and sales intelligence.  Global IT and telecom professionals depend on CurrentCOMPETE to gain unbiased research and recommendations, offering them a unique tactical perspective on the impact ... Read More »

Bureau van Dijk (BvD) Wins Business Intelligence Publisher of the Year Award in the UK

BvD has won business intelligence publisher of the year, UK in Acquisition International’s M&A Awards. The awards celebrate excellence in all areas of M&A and are sponsored by UK-based AI Global Media, Acquisition International Magazine. They are voted for by a global network of expert M&A professionals, advisers, clients, peers and industry insiders. BvD is the recipient of the Business Intelligence ... Read More »

FCPA and Bribery Act Causing Corporate and Consumer Pain

Aggressive enforcement of the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and UK Bribery Act are becoming a major source of discomfort for cross-border businesses as well as retail banks and their would-be customers… The process of opening bank accounts have slowed to a crawl for foreigners, with stories of institutions taking a month or more to open new private banking accounts. ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet® Releases New Tool for Deeper Insights on Tax Discovery, Audit & Collection

Dun & Bradstreet announced the launch of D&B Revenue Advisor.   The offering will give state and local tax and revenue agencies access to Dun & Bradstreet’s proprietary data and analytics through Information Builders’ easy-to-use WebFOCUS dashboard, allowing customers to achieve greater insight through complete, accurate and current commercial taxpayer information. Providing agencies with a 360-degree view of the commercial taxpayer universe, the ... Read More »

Information Builders Brings Self-Service Data Analysis to the Enterprise

New WebFOCUS InfoDiscovery Enables Visual Analysis of Blended Data Sources With the Most Complete Platform At its 2014 Summit User Conference, Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity and integration solutions, announced the launch of WebFOCUS InfoDiscovery.  The web-based, self-service visual analytics tool is designed to help analysts, power users and business users visually analyze complex data, create ... Read More »

Bisnode Appoints Anders Borg as Chief Technology Officer

Bisnode has announced the appointment of Anders Borg as Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  Bisnode has been through a significant work of change in order to meet the demands of the extreme data growth the world is experiencing, and to refine it to new insights and solutions to help current and new customers make smart decisions. A natural step of this ... Read More »

Enterprise Risk Management: Thomson Reuters upgrades Accelus Risk Manager

Thomson Reuters announced the delivery of several significant enhancements to its award winning Accelus Risk Manager, which will enable organizations to further strengthen their approach to enterprise risk management. The new capabilities include: Fully-integrated sensitivity and stress testing capabilities in the quantification module provides quick and easy regulatory stress testing as well as model risk analysis. Advanced visualisation capabilities enable ... Read More »

IMS Health Acquires Forcea

Advances Business Intelligence and Performance Management Capabilities, Extends IMS One Platform in Europe IMS Health has acquired Forcea, a leading Belgium-based provider of business intelligence applications and analytics, to advance performance management capabilities for hospitals and life sciences organizations around the globe.  The acquisition brings together IMS Health’s comprehensive information and technology services with Forcea’s hospital-based technology solutions to drive more effective ... Read More »

Global Business Intelligence Industry Sees Strong Growth

The global Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics software market grew nearly nine per cent in the last year, new data shows. A report by IT researchers Gartner billed 2013 ‘a year of contradictions for the business intelligence and analytics software market’, but added that business intelligence and performance management continues to drive business value.  Analysts there predict the business information ... Read More »

Creditsafe Named 36th Best Mid-sized Company in the UK 2014 ‘Best Companies to Work For’ List

BIIA member Creditsafe has once again secured a top placing in the “100 Best Companies to Work For” list.  Creditsafe’s position as the most forward thinking employer in the credit industry saw the company ranked 36th in the list, as one of the UK’s leading medium-sized employers, its third consecutive Top 100 ranking.  The dynamic and innovative business environment fostered ... Read More »

Business Intelligence Company Worldbox Expands into Rotterdam

BIIA member Worldbox, has opened a subsidiary in Rotterdam, Holland named Worldbox Benelux BV. Worldbox’s newest bureau – in addition to existing offices in Switzerland, the UK, Hong Kong and India – will broaden its international reach, offering an extended array of international business information services to existing clients, and reaching new customers from the heart of the European market. ... Read More »