Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter November II / December 2014 Issue is posted on this website.  To download the document click on this link: BIIA Newsletter November II – 2014 Issue Final

Late Breaking News:

  • Seasons’ Greetings – Happy New Year
  • BIIA Network on LinkedIn now 2,230 members strong
  • BIIA Website traffic continues to rise
  • Eurotechnopanic – European Publishers’ Fight Against Digital Progress
  • Australia Begins a Cyber-security Overhaul

Member News:

  • Bisnode Germany Launches Online Directory
  • Bisnode Q3 Revenue Growth Flat
  • Creditsafe: Recruitment industry recalibrates in line with economic recovery
  • BOL – Q3 2014 revenues up 42%
  • DueDil goes international
  • Encompass in deal with SAI Global
  • HG Data expands coverage footprint to Asia-Pacific and Europe
  • HG Data private vendor watch-list profile: Value added content through advanced data science

Industry News:

  • Bürgel launches manager network powered by Axon Insight
  • Onvia Q3 revenues up 5%
  • Amazon to take on Yelp and Angie’s List
  • UK Payday Lenders face a day of reckoning
  • Acxiom and DMG in strategic alliance
  • Acxiom Q2 2014 revenues down 3%
  • Hart Hanks Q3 2014 revenues flat

Big Data and Predictive Analytics

  • FirstRain API launched

Regulatory News

  • Urgent calls for FHFA to ‘Update Credit Models as Soon as Possible’
  • Member Alert: Regulatory Updates October/November 2014

X-mas greetingsThe editorial team of the BIIA Newsletter is taking a break.  The next issue will be published early January 2015.

In the meantime please continue to log on to as we are adding important news day by day. The BIIA website contains over 5,300 posts on company announcements, member and industry news.  We also cover a range of technology and regulatory issues impacting our industry.

The BIIA website is now one of the largest industry portals covering credit information specifically and business information in general.

Seasons’ Greetings and Happy New Year

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