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TransUnion South Africa Forges Ahead in Voice Biometrics

TransUnion South Africa, in partnership with OneVault, has announced plans to develop a national Voice Bank.  This national Voice Bank will result in the use of stronger biometrics, like voice, to help businesses curb fraud and identity theft and therefore alleviate the growing concerns around information security disciplines. Voice biometrics is being adopted globally by companies, especially those with large contact ... Read More »

Meet our Member Thomson Reuter

BIIA Welcomes Thomson Reuters Financial Crime and Reputational Risk Unit as a Member Thomson Reuters has a wide range of products & services supporting corporate governance, addressing risks, and ensuring compliance for organizations. For further details go to:  Thomson Reuters Read More »

BIIA Welcomes MarkLogic as a Member

MarkLogic Overview For over a decade, MarkLogic® has been empowering global enterprises and governments to turn data into a competitive advantage. MarkLogic has emerged as the new generation database platform of choice by delivering a solution that helps enterprises not only analyze their data for better insight, but operationalize it to use in day-to-day activities that are crucial to business ... Read More »

Informa D&B 2014 Revenues Up 3.1%

INFORMA D&B , (company CESCE), one of the leading companies in Spain providing Business Information, Finance and Marketing, reports consolidated revenue for 2014 of € 86,156,995, an increase of 3.1%  from the previous year.   INFORMA D&B consolidated revenues include the results of its international subsidiaries: INFORMA COLOMBIA, INFORMA D&B PORTUGAL and national: CTI, Technology and Management , DBK , Logalty , ASNEF Logalty and OneRate. INFORMA D&B Spain has achieved ... Read More »

HG Data: Becoming the De Facto Standard for Installed-technologies Intelligence

HG Data Reports Massive Year-Over-Year Growth in All Categories to Give Sales & Marketing Clients a Worldwide View of Technology Installs.  In addition to double- and triple-digit growth percentages, HG Data now provides its clients with technology-installation intelligence in 14 countries There’s a reason HG Data is quickly becoming the de facto standard for installed-technologies intelligence.  HG Data gives its clients ... Read More »

Where is B2B Data-driven Marketing Headed?

Data drives B2B marketing today, and it’s a fast-evolving arena.  New tools, new technologies, and most importantly, new buying behavior among businesses—these changes are accelerating the pace and driving new directions for B2B data-driven marketing.  In preparing my new book on the subject—to be published in June of 2015—I had a chance to speak to a variety of brilliant thinkers ... Read More »

Firms Fearful of Managing Merger Risks in Emerging Markets

Fraud, money laundering and corruption have been named as the key reasons Western businesses have low confidence in managing risks when investing in emerging markets, a new survey shows… Deloitte Financial’s poll of 1,300 financial professionals across the banking and securities, technology and investment management sectors show less than ten and a half per cent are confident about managing the ... Read More »

Credit Bureaus in India May Soon Use Social Media in Credit Scores 

Credit bureaus in India may soon use data and client feedback from social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Yellow Pages in credit scores Experian, which provides information to companies, gathers a lot of information from the social media space such as comments on Yellow Pages, consumer forums, company websites and published reports. “We are working with a private sector bank ... Read More »

Experian Kicks off National Financial Literacy Month with a new APP

Experian kicks off National Financial Literacy Month with new app and a study that demonstrates that users of financial mobile apps have a deeper understanding of the factors that help or hurt their credit Experian® announced the release of its mobile app for iOS and Android devices. The app empowers Experian Credit TrackerSM members to interact with their credit, including their FICO® Scores based ... Read More »

Credit Bureaus and the Theory of Punctuated Equilibrium

The theory of punctuated equilibrium was recently used as metaphor in a speech of what credit bureaus could expect if they did not change their business model. Import Details: Rapid change is underway in the form of technology which, by itself, is nothing new to the credit bureau industry, having used technology to get from paper to digital, and to ... Read More »

Business Information Industry 2014 Revenue Growth Rates Show Sharp Contrasts between Sectors

The growth leaders of the pack are once again the rating agencies Moody’s and S&P and the credit information provider Creditsafe.  It shows that even in a crowded space such as credit information there is still room for a relative newcomer.  Traditional consumer marketing sectors have not recovered and show negative growth rates. To read more request the March II ... Read More »

Financial Literacy: Experian Lights the Way

Experian lights the way for Financial Literacy Month, providing resources to consumers to help guide their financial journey Experian®, the leading global information services company, today announced that it will continue to advocate for financial literacy and will join with the Jump$tart Coalition® in April to “Light the Way for Financial Literacy,” by developing new credit resources, providing education on identity protection ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes United Global Credit Reference Co. Ltd.

The United Global Credit Reference Co. Ltd., is officially registered in Beijing 2011, registered capital of 50080000 yuan. The company provides professional credit services on personal credit, enterprise credit, personal rating, corporate credit rating, credit evaluation and risk management. The company offers full range of credit management consulting and credit management software system development services to individual, enterprise, government, financial ... Read More »

Australia Risk Climate:  Employment Plans Hold Despite Downturn

Despite a general pull-back in the near-term business outlook, corporate hiring intentions for the second quarter of 2015 remain resilient. According to Dun & Bradstreet’s Business Expectations Survey, the latest lift in hiring intentions comes during a period when fewer businesses are anticipating increased sales or profits, with below-trend growth continuing to subdue the economy. Survey responses have seen the ... Read More »

Experian Named ‘Organization of the Year’ for Financial Literacy

Company recognized by the Institute For Financial Literacy® for its significant contributions to financial education through its public education and grant programs Experian® was named the “Organization of the Year” and presented the Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Award by the Institute for Financial Literacy during the Annual Conference on Financial Education in San Antonio.  The EIFLE Awards acknowledge ... Read More »

Credit Information Regulations in Russia:  Who has the Right to See a Credit History?

Russian citizens, as well as companies residing in the Russian Federation have the right to view their own credit history.  However if somebody wants to review credit history of a third person (company or consumer), prior consent is required in writing authorizing access to their credit records.  The Term “credit history” has only appeared in Russia since 2005. Since that ... Read More »