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BIIA APCCIS Workshop on Data Standards

October 29th 2015; Time: 09:30 am to 12:30 pm – Park Lane Hotel, Hong Kong – Limited Seating The purpose of the workshop is to determine whether standardization of data and formats would be of benefit to credit reporting institutions and data users.  Standardization is also seen as a facilitator for greater information sharing between private credit bureaus, public credit ... Read More »

Experian Data Quality Launches New Self-Service Email Validation Tool

True software-as-a-service offering provides leading bulk email validation for transactional pricing Experian Data Quality, a leading provider of data quality software and services, today announced the release of self-service bulk email validation on https://www.edq.com. This is the first in a new line of self-service software-as-a-service offerings the company is releasing to provide customers with additional access options to data quality tools, allowing them ... Read More »

Big Changes to Credit Reports Are on the Way: What It Means for US Data Subjects

As we have reported in a recent post the Attorneys general in 30 states have reached a $6 million settlement with the major credit reporting agencies Equifax, Experian and TransUnion to make changes in the way they address errors in consumer reports and how some negative information is added to credit reports. The agreement is very similar to one announced March 9 by the attorney general ... Read More »

Experian and Kredi Kayit Burosu (KKB) Turkey in Partnership on Data Governance

The joint initiative will enable banks to make more accurate credit decisions, thanks to increased data quality. Experien and Kredi Kayit Burosu (KKB), the first and only credit bureau in Turkey, have signed an agreement for a project that will ensure more accurate credit decisions are being made, thanks to the most comprehensive data quality project that has been carried out ... Read More »

TransUnion Partners with Global Debt Registry

TransUnion Partners with Global Debt Registry to Offer Registry Services for Debt Buyers and Financial Institutions TransUnion and Global Debt Registry (GDR), the pioneer and leader in debt information access and validation, today announced a collaboration to market GDR debt registry services for debt buyers, collectors and financial institutions. GDR’s debt registry offering enables debt owners to accelerate collections through streamlined access ... 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 »

US Credit Bureaus Launch National Consumer Assistance Plan

Equifax, Experian and TransUnion Launch National Consumer Assistance Plan to Enhance Credit Report Accuracy, Consumer Experience Equifax, Experian and TransUnion announced a National Consumer Assistance Plan that will enhance their ability to collect complete and accurate consumer information and will provide consumers more transparency and a better experience interacting with credit bureaus about their credit reports. The plan was announced ... Read More »

Experian Data Quality Launches Deliverability Audit Service

Experian Data Quality, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of data quality software and services, announced the launch of a new deliverability audit service. The offering leverages a team of seasoned compliance and deliverability experts to provide a comprehensive analysis of a company’s email marketing program and practices. The goal is to identify tactics and/or products and services ... Read More »

Priorities in the Telecoms Sector: Operational Efficiency and Monetization

Experian’s international survey of leading executives in the Telecoms industry concluded that the need for more operational efficiency and data monetisation are two of the most significant challenges facing the telecoms sector, while improving the quality of decision making and reaching the right customers is considered crucial for success in 2014. The main findings from the survey include: The number ... Read More »

5 Steps to Customer Data Hygiene: It’s Not Sexy, But it’s Essential

Are you happy with the quality of the information in your marketing database? Probably not.  A new report from NetProspex confirms: 64% of company records in the database of a typical B2B marketer have no phone number attached.    Pretty much eliminates phone as a reliable communications medium, doesn’t it?  And 88% are missing basic firmographic data, like industry, revenue or employee ... Read More »

Eric Haller Appointed to Lead Experian DataLabs Globally

Experian® announced that Eric Haller will be the executive vice president of Experian DataLabs.   Designed to help Experian clients and businesses throughout the world, Experian DataLabs will solve strategic marketing and risk-management problems through an advanced data analysis process, research and development. Experian DataLabs operate in a compliant, safe and secure environment for both internal and collaborative research to take ... Read More »

Veda Acquires ITM Adding to its Suite of Superannuation Focussed Solutions

Veda announced the acquisition of ITM … The Data Specialist (ITM), the business responsible for setting the standard of data audits within the superannuation industry.  The acquisition provides Veda’s superannuation customers with access to ITM’s data audit capabilities, and the specialised data interrogation tool DataSapient. In turn, ITM customers will benefit by not only being able to identify data integrity issues, but ... Read More »

Connotate Awarded Patent for Automated Quality Control of Webdata

Innovations in Web data delivery and Advanced Pattern Recognition to Ensure Consistency of Large-Scale Webdata Extractions Connotate, the enterprise-grade datapipe for Web-sourced information, or Webdata, announced the award of its sixth patent, U.S. Patent No. 8,666,913.  Connotate received this patent for its innovative use of advanced pattern recognition techniques that automatically identifies inconsistencies in data formats during large-scale Web data extractions. Connotate’s ... Read More »