Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter June II – 2013 Issue is posted on this website:   BIIA Newsletter June II – 2013 Issue

Late Breaking News:

  • Business Intelligence: More companies are focusing on market intelligence – budgets have increased by 53%
  • Quote of the Week:  Privacy, data protection and consumer rights  –  Big government spying on citizens  … Where does this leave common sense?
  • Info Broking:  Consumers seek ways to draw the veil back over their lives
  • Marketing Information:  Opportunities come knocking …
  • Commercial credit monitoring services blamed for aggressive credit reporting practices when dealing with small business

Member News:

  • D&B launches small business health index
  • D&B unveils new on-boarding compliance tool
  • New TransUnion vehicle score powered by Carfax helps lenders predict future delinquency
  • Veda Australia: New legislation a game-changer for commercial risk management
  • CRIF:  Tajikistan’s first credit bureau begins operations
  • CRIF:  Jamaican credit bureau get Go-ahead

Industry News:

  • UK bankers raise the threat level for cyber security
  • PagesJaunes France changes its name to Solocal Group
  • Acxiom Germany offers consumer data with ethnic and religious characteristics
  • acquires EdgeSpring

News from China:

  • Data theft poses substantial obstacles for businesses in China
  • China’s credit crunch

From the User Corner:

  • Marketing Information: Companies lack data quality for greater customer engagement  –  Opportunities come knocking for data providers ….

From the Regulatory Corner:

  • Small Business:  Virginia Small Business Commission stays on the sidelines on regulations

People on the Move:

  • Harte Hanks announces new chief executive officer
  • Moody’s Corporation elects new VP Internal Audit
  • US Investigation Services LLC appoints new president

We thank our members for their contribution.

Please reserve the date:  September 18th to 20th, 2013:  BIIA and EASDP to join forces at the EASDP Congress in Amsterdam.

David Worlock, Joachim C Bartels and Phil Cotter to present on the subject of Big Data and Analytics.

Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director