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Identity is the New Money

News from the David Worlock Blog – Recommended Holiday Reading David Worlock posted a blog recently with the provoking headline “Identity is the New Money”.  David Worlock commented on a book by Dave Birch’s excellent new book,” Identity is the New Money ” (London Publishing Partnership ” Perspectives ” series , 2014 ISBN 978-1-907994-12-8 ).  David recommends:  “The book should ... Read More »

The Bloomberg Scandal: Omniscience and Omerta

Bloomberg reporters have used private client data from terminal users at Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan for news stories.  After Goldman complained about an unnamed reporter pointing out that a partner at the bank had not logged in and inquired if he had left the firm, Bloomberg cut off access to this data for its reporters and had to apologize. The Bloomberg Saga is indeed ... 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 »

BIG Data: Six of the Best

So the UK government has decided to monitor every tweet and every email and every social network connection, all in the good cause of the greater security of the citizen. While I am up to my eyes in articles defending the civil liberties of the citizen (at least some of whom are more afraid of the police than the terrorists) ... Read More »

Taxonomy: The Route to Value Added – Major Enterprise Software Vendors Get the Message – while Content Providers in General Appear Ignorant

BIIA member WAND Inc. (http://www.wandinc.com/) is now very widely acknowledged as a market leading player in horizontal and multi-lingual taxonomy and classification development.    Wand has dedicated its 15 years of existence entirely to the business of developing taxonomies which are product based thus go beyond the traditional route of UNSPSC, Harmonized Codes or NAICS , as well as those superficial ... Read More »

The Landmark Year of Incorporating Content into Workflow

Under the rather eye catching headline The Ape and the iPad David Worlock, BIIA’s Chairman,  stated that the key trends of 2011 will always be, for him, the landmark strides made towards incorporating content into the workflow of professionals , and the progress made in associating previously unthinkable data collections (not linked by metadata , structure and /or location) in ... Read More »

Duedil: The Mouse that Roared

BIIA covered the arrival of a new start-up in business information in the UK in its recent blog:  United Kingdom: A New Upstart in Business Information Causes Sleepless Nights for Competitors.  BIIA Chairman David Worlock took a closer look at Duedil and offers the following commentary: “This service is well worth a look. For one thing, the data presentation is ... Read More »

Bloomberg Enters Agreement to Acquire BNA

Combination Propels Bloomberg’s Expansion into Legal Information Market and Enhances BNA through Bloomberg’s Data and Technology Expertise Bloomberg and BNA today announced that they have entered into an agreement for Bloomberg to acquire all of the outstanding shares of BNA for $39.50 per share in a cash tender offer followed by a merger for a total purchase price of approximately ... Read More »