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BIIA in Action: Joint Conference with the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University

BIIA Chairman David Worlock and BIIA Deputy Managing Director Phil Cotter were part of BIIA’s joint conference with the Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society and the Hong Kong Polytechnic University.   Back from Hong Kong David Worlock provides this inspiring summary of this event: “Looking out of a Hong Kong Club window earlier this week around 8 pm I observed the ... Read More »

German Based Micro Lender Eyes Small Business Lending – Generates its Own Information

Kreditech, which was launched last year (see our report of November 2012) to provide small loans to consumers is said to be breaking into the small business lending market. At this point in time little is known about the announced B2B offering, except that it will launch internationally early in 2013 and will allow retailers (e.g. banks, leasing companies, e-commerce ... Read More »

Hot Technologies That Will Define Banking in 2013: The Cloud, Digital Payments, Mobility and Big Data Analytics

Bank Systems & Technology asked a panel of industry experts to weigh in on its “2013 Forecast: The Hot Technologies That Will Define Banking.” According to the panel—which included US Bank, Aite Group, IDC Financial Insights and FICO CTO Stuart Wells — cloud, digital payments, mobility and Big Data analytics will loom even larger this year. Here’s an excerpt: Now, ... Read More »

Oracle Buys Cloud-base Analytics Platform Provider DataRaker

Oracle announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire DataRaker, a provider of a cloud-based analytics platform that enables electric, gas and water utilities to leverage vast amounts of data to optimize operational efficiency and improve the customer experience. Leading-edge utilities are investing in infrastructure to collect massive amounts of data from millions of distributed smart meters and ... Read More »

Panjiva Co-Founder Psota Discusses Big Data Revolution at MIT Conference

Underscoring the company’s ongoing commitment to advancing innovation in the sourcing industry and beyond, Panjiva, the B2B platform powering the business of global trade, co-founder and CTO James Psota has led a discussion on Big Data technology at the Big Data Conference during the MIT-CHIEF event.  As one of the region’s leading technologists adept at leveraging data mining to make ... Read More »

BIIA and EASDP Partnered in the Biggest Event Dedicated to the Business of Database, Search and Directory Publishing

Toledo, Spain, Thursday September 20, 2012:  At the EASDP Congress a BIIA panel of experts discussed the important aspects of how to redefine Business Information, how to get new value out of ‘Old Databases’, and how to extract value from semi / unstructured data.  The discussion centered on the new phenomena of BIG DATA, which is being heralded as the ... Read More »

Connotate and Systech Partner to Leverage Web Data for Business Intelligence

Connotate Will Enable Systech to Apply Its Proven Methodology to Create Valuable Data Sets From Sources Outside the Firewall Connotate announced it is partnering with Systech Solutions, Inc., a leading provider of business intelligence, to develop new best practices at the intersection of Big Data and digital strategy. With over 100 clients in key industry sectors, Systech has extended its ... Read More »

Outsell Analyst Chuck Richard Knocks the “200 Free Leads” Business

Information industry analyst Chuck Richard took aim at a broad swath of data vendors offering low-cost marketing and sales leads, proclaiming that “shallowly pre-qualified contacts” are fueling the “200” or “500 free leads” offers that are sending a dangerous signal to the industry. In an analysis published by information-industry advisory firm Outsell, Richard argues that marketers surveyed by the research firm ... Read More »

BIG Data, Workflow, Analytics: The Lost Chord and Killer Whales

BIIA Chairman David Worlock observes in his latest blog that as the information services market starts to get its thinking right about the influence of Big Data and the current obsession with workflow, one should begin to think that we will need to revise our whole approach to collaborative working in marketplaces.  At the moment we are playing all the ... Read More »

New IBM Software Accelerates Decision Making in the Era of Big Data

IBM announced new software to provide clients with a sophisticated way to tame the data deluge and speed up business processes, making it easier for decision makers to gain insights from data.   Based on innovations from IBM labs, the new software continuously accesses, compresses, and analyzes data, freeing up IT staff to work on higher value tasks such as big ... Read More »

Big Data Unleashed – Turning Big Data into Big Opportunities

This white paper examines the challenges and opportunities with Big Data, outlines real-world use cases of organizations using Informatica to transform Big Data into business benefits, and details groundbreaking capabilities in Informatica 9.1 to empower the data-centric enterprise.  This White Paper will focus on four key themes:  Big Data integration  –  Authoritative and trustworthy data  –  Self service  –   Adaptive ... Read More »

General Electric to Leverage Big Data

GE has announced a US$1bn investment in software development to provide big data services to industrial clients.  The facility will be located at a new global software headquarters outside San Francisco and will house 400 newly-hired software developers. GE has already a US$ 2.5bn software business and approximately 5,000 software engineers.  The existing software business is however largely in automation ... Read More »