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Iridium Information Resources Now A D&B Data Exchange Partner

Iridium Information Resources, a provider of sales intelligence data, announced that it is now a D&B Data Exchange™ Partner.  The D&B Data Exchange enables businesses to seamlessly integrate data from multiple disparate sources for use within their various applications. As a D&B Data Exchange partner, Iridium Information Resources will offer robust “sales triggers” on companies in the United States that are ... Read More »

IRON Guides Now Feature Mahindra Tractor Data

IRON Guides from Iron Solutions will now include valuations and specifications for Mahindra tractors, the top-selling tractor in the world. Beginning with the September 2013 updates to the print and digital versions of the IRON Guides, valuations and data for Mahindra tractor models since 2003 will be included. Dealers, lenders, and producers will be able to leverage the information in ... Read More »

Wand White Paper: Organizational Taxonomy and Automatic Tagging

BIIA member Wand has published a White Paper “Why making sure your employees can find information is critical to an organization’s bottom line and how descriptive metadata, taxonomy, and tagging will save money and increase competitiveness.” As the amount of unstructured information continues to grow, organizations who have not addressed search relevance will continue to be at a competitive disadvantage. ... Read More »

Australian Risk Climate: Economic Revival to Skip 2013 As Business Outlook Goes Flat

Business expectations for the final quarter of the year have fallen flat in a sign that the economy’s long-awaited revival will not occur in 2013. The outlook for the remainder of the year suggests that businesses do not view the conclusion of this month’s federal election as a potential springboard for the economy. Businesses also appear to consider the Reserve ... Read More »

WAND Releases Human Resource Taxonomy Library

BIIA member WAND released the WAND Human Resources Taxonomy.  The WAND Human Resources Taxonomy includes 553 terms and 774 synonyms of human resources related concepts, processes, and documents. This is a major jump start for any human resources department that needs to build a taxonomy to make its assets more findable.   Perfect for internal HR department use and also for ... Read More »

Veda Presented at the Credit Scoring and Credit Control Conference in the UK

BIIA member in Action:  Veda Australia Dr. Ross Gayler, Senior Research & Development Consultant at Veda has been a regular speaker at the Credit Scoring and Credit Control conference.  This year he has had a paper selected for presentation and he also chaired a session on “changing concepts” in credit scoring Ross spoke about techniques in combining multiple statistical models that predict different ... Read More »

D&B Appoints Robert Carrigan as President, CEO and Director

Current Lead Director Christopher Coughlin Appointed Chairman of the Board D&B announced the appointment of Robert Carrigan as President, CEO and Director of D&B, effective October 7, 2013.  Sara Mathew, the Company’s current Chairman and CEO, who had previously announced her intent to retire, will step down from the Board and her executive positions the same day, and will continue with D&B to facilitate a ... Read More »

Outsell Inc. Publishes Financial News and Information, Market Size, Share, Forecast, and Trends Report

THE CHALLENGE: Getting information faster to be able to trade and invest more effectively is the name of the game. Customer expectations are high, as people expect more and better access and a broader scope of coverage. As providers try to streamline and close this value gap, it’s a constant challenge to gain market share with regulators so closely scrutinizing ... Read More »

Trade Fair Industry in Asia Flourishes

BIIA Co-founder Business Strategies Group has published its 9th edition of the full report, The Trade Fair Industry in Asia, which consists of over 100 pages of data and analysis. The report was produced on behalf of UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry.  It is designed to provide those working in the industry or with an interest in trade ... Read More »

Equifax Contact Link Helps Mitigate Business Contact Data Decay

Equifax announced the availability of Equifax Contact Link, its single-source business-to-business e-mail prospecting solution that provides sales and marketing professionals access to an expansive collection of business contact data to better target appropriate buyers and influencers. Contact Link serves as an important tool for B2B marketers to deliver better value with less marketing risk. Using standardized data fields, the tool creates profile ... Read More »

Equifax Enhances Point In Time(TM) Retro Income Verification Service

Equifax announced that it has significantly enhanced its retro income verification service, Point In Time™, and integrated it with its Spectrum™ Verification Services Platform, providing lenders and servicers a comprehensive tool to reduce repurchase requests by delivering the most current and accurate loan-level verification of a borrower’s employment and income at the time of loan origination. Point In Time serves ... Read More »

BISNODE Belgium Acquires Business Intelligence Startup BIside

Putting Business Intelligence at the Very Heart of Marketing-Solutions Portfolios BISNODE Belgium has acquired the business-intelligence startup BIside.  The company provides strategic analysis and solutions for product development, communications and engagement practices, sales optimization, online communication, customer-care optimization and risk reduction. BIside was founded by Thierry van de Merckt, who alongside having managed BIside also teaches business intelligence as associate ... Read More »

BOL Thailand Reports Q2 Revenue Growth of 20%

Bangkok-based business information provider, Business Online (BOL), reported revenues for the quarter were US$3.4 million, an increase of 20% over the same period last year.  However, net profit for the period was down by 32% to US$587,000. BOL also released its results for the six months ended 30th June. Revenues in the first half were US$6.2 million, a 16% increase ... Read More »

Equifax Launches Equifax Dimensions

New Product Gives Better Consumer Credit Insights, Reduces Risk and Assesses Hundreds of Payment Characteristics Equifax (NYSE:EFX) announced the availability of a new product, Equifax Dimensions™, which delivers a more in-depth picture of past credit behavior in order to better predict future credit trends. Using this new solution, lenders can see up to two-years’ worth of detailed consumer credit activity allowing ... Read More »

TransUnion Names Chris Cartwright President, U.S. Information Services

TransUnion names an outsider as president, U.S. Information Services (USIS).  Chris Cartwright joins TransUnion as President of U.S. Information Services.  Cartwright will oversee the business unit that provides analytical services and decision technology, risk management services, credit reports and scores to customers in the United States that operate in a number of industries, including financial, housing, marketing services and insurance. ... Read More »