Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter June I – 2012 Issue is posted on this website.  To access the latest issue click on this link:  BIIA Newsletter June I – 2012 Issue

We have sent with this announcement an invitation letter by Peter Villa, President of the European Association of Search and Data Publishing (EASDP) for our members to attend the biggest event in Europe dedicated to the people and the business of the database, search and directory publishing industry.  EASDP and BIIA will partner in a special session during this event (see details in this newsletter).

Late Breaking News:

  • European Association of Search and Data Publishing (EASDP) and BIIA will partner on the topic of: ‘The State of Business Information and the Implications of the BIG Data Phenomena’
  • BIG Data: HG Data Laboratory
  • BIIA at the Kuala Lumpur APEC Conference on Financial System Building and Financial Inclusion
  • Experian acquires Conversen

Member News:

  • Sinotrust Reports 15% growth in 2011
  • Sinotrust celebrated its 19th company anniversary
  • D&B and GlobalSoft partner with Informatica to power-charge customer master data
  • Equifax: BIG data and analytics strategy

Industry News:

  • FICO Banking Analytics Blog: BIG data changes the analytics paradigm
  • FICO acquires Entiera
  • Verisk Analytics form Verisk Crime Analytics Division
  • Yelp first Quarter 2012 revenue increases 66%
  • CoreLogic shuts down Appraisal Management Company (AMC)
  • SEC considers case against Egan-Jones Rating Agency
  • LexisNexis Risk announces FraudPoint® solutions
  • Cognizant cuts full year outlook reflecting bleak outlook for BPO Industry

News from China:

  • Alibaba and Yahoo agree on buy-out deal
  • privatization plan approved

People on the Move

  • Coface appoints new chairman

From the User Corner

  • Credit management not always sufficiently appreciated in Germany
  • The expanding role of credit management

BIIA News:

  • BIIA website traffic expands


We thank our members for their contributions.

Best regards

Joachim C Bartels, Managing Director, Business Information Industry Association