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Dun & Bradstreet Third Quarter 2014 Revenues Up 1%

Achieving the Fourth Consecutive Quarter of Revenue Growth Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE: DNB) core and total revenue for the third quarter was US$ 417.1 million, up 1% year over year, before the effect of foreign exchange (up 2% after the effect of foreign exchange). Operating income before non-core gains and charges of $107.4 million, down 16% from the prior year ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet and Oracle Partner to Bring B2B Data to Oracle’s Cloud Solutions

Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), and Dun & Bradstreet (NYSE:DNB) announced they have partnered to extend Oracle’s Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) offerings by integrating Dun & Bradstreet’s commercial business, social and professional contact data into Oracle’s cloud applications.  The strategic relationship is an extension of both companies’ shared goal to enable their customers to make smarter, more informed decisions across the enterprise. “Today’s customers are seeking solutions that ... Read More »

Acxiom Completes LiveRamp Acquisition

Connects the Entire Marketing Ecosystem Acxiom® has completed its previously announced acquisition of LiveRamp, Inc., a leading service for onboarding customer data into digital marketing applications.  Together, Acxiom and LiveRamp become the industry-leading solution for bringing offline customer data online with better matching, more connectivity and faster onboarding.  The combination accelerates Acxiom’s vision of a connected ecosystem that delivers true ... Read More »

D&B Q1 2014 Revenues Up 1%

D&B (NYSE: DNB) consolidated revenues for the first quarter of 2014 were US$ 381.9 million, up 1% before foreign exchange and flat after the effect of foreign exchange.   Operating income was US$ 82.3 million, down 6%.  Free cash flow for the first three months of 2014 was $148.5 million; Net cash provided by operating activities for the first three months ... Read More »

D&B Establishes Cloud Innovation Center – Acquires Indicee

D&B (NYSE:DNB) acquired Indicee, an innovator in the cloud-based analytics and business intelligence (BI) space.  Indicee’s Vancouver-based employees will join the global D&B team as part of the newly created Cloud Innovation Center.  Based on comments made in the recent D&B Q1 earnings conference call Indicee provides Cloud based technology and has no products per which D&B would be selling.  The acquisition ... Read More »

D&B Launches Significantly Enhanced D&B360 Data Cloud Connector for Oracle Eloqua

D&B (NYSE:DNB) introduced D&B360TM for Eloqua 2.0, a redesigned version of its award-winning integrated solution for Oracle Eloqua Marketing Automation. Customers of Oracle Eloqua can use D&B360 to integrate business insights into their workflows, enabling sales and marketing teams to pinpoint better opportunities and drive revenue growth. The enhanced D&B360 solution is the latest addition to the Oracle Eloqua AppCloud, an ... Read More »

Connotate Promotes Tom Williams to Chief Operating Officer

Connotate, Inc. announced the promotion of Tom Williams to Chief Operating Officer. Williams previously served as Vice President of Operations and Professional Services at Connotate, leading the Operations and Professional Services Organization (PSO) teams. “As our client base continues to grow and the Big Data industry matures, there was an immediate need for an experienced leader to guide customer partnerships ... Read More »

Acxiom Named as “Supplier of the Year” by MEDIA Magazine

“Big Daddy of Big Data” Honored by MEDIA Magazine for “Helping Madison Avenue Tame Big Data” Acxiom® (Nasdaq: ACXM) has been named “Supplier of the Year” by one of the most respected industry publications, MEDIA Magazine, for its unique contributions to the industry with the recent launches of its Audience Operating System (AOS) and AboutTheData.com, its consumer portal. The award ... Read More »

Veda Steps up Growth Strategy with Datalicious Investment

Veda Group Limited (Veda) announced that it has invested in data and analytics agency Datalicious, acquiring a controlling position in the company.  The investment is part of Veda’s growth strategy for its Marketing Services division, Inivio.  Veda Chief Executive Nerida Caesar said the investment was consistent with Veda’s growth strategy to make targeted bolt-on acquisitions and investments. Datalicious, founded in ... Read More »

Experian Data Quality Launches a Data Quality Grader App on Salesforce1 AppExchange

New App Provides a Free Data Assessment Tool for Organizations Looking to Improve Data Quality Experian Data Quality, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of contact data management software and services, today announced that it has launched a data quality grader app on Salesforce1 AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with customers, partners and employees in a whole new way. The ... Read More »

D&B Q4 Revenues Up 4% – Full Year Up 1%

D&B’s core and total revenue for Q4 was up 4% year over year, before the effect of foreign exchange (up 3% after the effect of foreign exchange). For the full year of 2013 core revenue was up 1% year-over-year, both before and after the effect of foreign exchange.  Total revenue was flat year over year before the effect of foreign ... Read More »

HG Data’s Big Data X-ray Vision Boosts Marketing Response Rates

According to VentureBeat, BIIA member HG Data is launching a public beta test of its marketing and sales data.   Imagine you could know with reasonable certainty exactly which CRM system, database, hardware, or other business software a prospective client is using right now.  That’s exactly what HG Data, does for marketers and sales reps.  “This is the sales guy’s best friend ... Read More »

D&B and FirstRain to Deliver Deep, Actionable Insight Through Structured and Unstructured Business Data

D&B (NYSE:DNB), and FirstRain, announced a partnership to deliver a ground-breaking solution combining structured and unstructured business data and analytics. The solution will provide a 360-degree view of a company that unifies relevant social content with D&B’s leading commercial content in a simple and seamless manner that is easy to use and integrate into business applications, in near real time. ... Read More »