Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter February II – 2015 Issues is posted on this website:  To download the document click on this link: BIIA Newsletter February II – 2015 Issue Final

Late Breaking News:

  • Outsell and BIIA team up in Outsell’s BrainGain, “Opening New Information Markets in Asia” –  A special Message from Anthea Stratigos, Co-founder & CEO of Outsell Inc. 
    • Designed for leaders in indigenous media, information and publishing companies in the region, regional heads of global companies headquartered in Asia, and leaders from the US, UK, and Europe who aspire to expand.
  • 2015 Asia-Pacific Forum on Financial Inclusion: Developing the Lending Infrastructure for Financial Inclusion.  This is an example of BIIA in action on behalf of its members 

Member News:

  • Experian Investor Day
  • Experian Data Breach Resolution and BillGuard in Partnership
  • Creditsafe Expands in the USA
  • Central Bank of Ireland Has Selected CRIF as Partner to Operate the Central Credit Register
  • CRIF Launches iCRIF Business Information Platform in Austria
  • TransUnion and FICO Renew Agreement
  • People’s Bank of China Credit Information Center and South Korean NICE Information Services in Co-operation
  • Datalicious: Search Gets the Glory while Facebook and Display Do all the Work
  • Cerved Group 2014 Revenues Up 5.9%

Industry News:

  • Equifax Announces New Automotive Technology Platform at NADA Convention
  • Verisign Q4 Revenue Up 4.2% – Full Year 2014 Up 4.7%
  • Acxiom Q3 2014 Revenue Declined by 3%
  • CoreLogic Q4 Revenue Up 5% – Full Year Flat

BIG Data and Cyber Security

  • Where do Big Data and the Internet of Things Intersect

News from China:

  • Baidu’s 2014 Revenue Up 54%
  • com Partners with Lending Club to Offer Loans to SMEs in the USA

News from Russia:

  • Review of the Russian b2b Information Market
  • Credinform (Russia) Expands Data Coverage

People on the Move:

  • Acxiom Announces Resignation of Chief Revenue Officer Nada Stirrat
  • Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services Names Thomas Bayer CIO
  • Rocket Fuel Appoints Dave Sankaran as CFO
  • com Adds Google’s Susan Wojcicki to its Board of Directors

We thank members for their contributions and support.

Best regards
Joachim C Bartels
Management Director and Editor-in-Chief

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