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UK Claims Portal retains CRIF as Tech Partner

Claims Portal Limited has concluded its tender process for the development and hosting of the Claims Portal (claimsportal.org.uk). In May the Claims Portal Board collectively approved of retaining CRIF Decision Solutions (CRIF) as its technology partner, rather than make an award under the tender. The Claims Portal has been supported by CRIF since its inception in 2010 under a five ... Read More »

Encompass Enters UK Insolvency and Restructuring Sector

New Encompass Visual Information Management Technology Set to Drive Step Change in UK Insolvency Industry Encompass Corporation, provider of industry-leading visual information management technology to the insolvency and restructuring sector, has announced its Encompass platform is now on general availability release across the UK. Founded in Australia in 2011 by seasoned entrepreneurs Roger Carson (now Global Sales Director) and Wayne ... Read More »

Outsell Inc.: Disruptive Business Models

Outsell has recently published a report on disruptive business models.  Here is a brief introduction to the topic: Disruption is all around us. Once a word used to describe a form of bad behaviour, now it’s a badge of honour. Every self-respecting start-up proudly wears the label. Every incumbent walks in fear of it. The economic uncertainties that still linger ... Read More »

LexisNexis Expanded Health Care Solutions for Life Science Marketplace

LexisNexis Verified Data on More than 6.5 Million Providers Strengthens Identity Transparency and Reduces Costs for Life Sciences Organizations LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has expanded its health care solutions for the life sciences marketplace. The company will leverage its leading, health care provider and claims databases to improve effectiveness and efficiencies, resulting in reduced costs, competitive advantage and greater identity transparency for life ... 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 »

China: CIOs to Become a Hot Commodity

McKinsey opines in a recent article on ‘What could happen in China in 2014?” that the importance of the role of the CIO is growing. There is a paradox when it comes to technology in China. On the one hand, the country excels in consumer-oriented tech services and products, and it boasts the world’s largest e-commerce market and a very ... Read More »

Information Literacy: German Teachers Call for Compulsory Teaching in Informatics

According to a survey conducted by the German IT Association BITCOM, a majority of Germany teachers call for the compulsory teaching of Informatics.   Approximately 73% are supporting an introduction of this subject in general, 45% of teachers support it specifically and 28% are positively inclined. The highest support for the compulsory introduction of Informatics can be found among teachers in ... Read More »

WAND Announces Launch of New Taxonomy Portal

WAND Taxonomy Library Portal helps companies develop a corporate taxonomy strategy to improve in-place enterprise information management systems WAND, Inc., the world’s leading provider of taxonomies, has announced the launch of its WAND Taxonomy Library Portal. The WAND Taxonomy Library Portal provides an unprecedented resource to help companies who are developing a taxonomy strategy. Taxonomy is a critical element for ... Read More »

Gartner Australian Business Intelligence & Information Management Summit 24-25 February 2014

24-25 February 2014 | Hilton Hotel, Sydney Australia The Gartner Business Intelligence & Information Management Summit being held in Sydney from 24-25 February 2014 is the must-attend event for BI, information management, and analytics professionals. This year’s agenda, built around the theme, “The Future of Your Business: Transparent, Decisive, Personalized,” explores how to apply new BI and analytics technologies to ... Read More »

Kroll Ontrack Transforms Ediscovery Pricing through the Elimination of Data Processing And Filtering Fees and the Introduction Of Reusable Capacity

Kroll Ontrack, the leading provider of ediscovery, information management, and data recovery products and services, today announced three new, market-changing pricing models to meet customer demand for more ediscovery cost flexibility, transparency and predictability. From being able to choose a la carte software and services, to bundling what is needed for one flat fee, Kroll Ontrack is pricing its suite ... Read More »