Dear Members,

The BIIA Newsletter October I – 2013 Issue is posted on this website.  To access the document click on this link:  BIIA Newsletter October I – 2013 Issue

Late Breaking News:

  • Keep the Date;  BIIA – Hong Kong Knowledge Management Society Joint Conference November 26, 2013
  • Member alert concerning pending changes in the European Data Protection Regulations
  • BIIA in action at the EASDP congress on the subject of Analytics and BIG Data

Member News:

  • Equifax and iovation work together to create a world-class fraud prevention portfolio
  • Wand White Paper: Organizational taxonomy and automatic tagging
  • TransUnion acquires Austin health care software firm
  • D&B Direct 2.0 delivers flexible, streaming, enterprise-wide access to data and analytics from D&B and third party providers

Industry News:

  • Experian to acquire devices identification leader 41st Parameter for US$324 million
  • Experian Marketing Services introduces Email solution
  • Acxiom disrupts conventional marketing model with new audience operating system (AOS)
  • Acxiom and 4info in partnership for mobile retargeting and attribution at household level
  • FICO and Experian to extend long-term relationship
  • Arbitron settles with investor over Nielsen deal
  • New Facebook for Business Hub launches with tips, tools, case studies
  • Thomson Reuters Governance, Risk and Compliance platform placed in leaders quadrant by Gartner
  • Thomson Reuters company investigator

News from China:

  • Alibaba launches mobile chat app Laiwang
  • Alibaba and Sina to launch a Weibo-based e-commerce platform
  • Alibaba to acquire Kanbox
  • Alibaba Q1 net income triples

From the Regulatory Corner:

  • The legal issues around data security, data protection and intellectual property are now top of the legal compliance

People on the Move:

  • Dr. Helen Nugent – Veda
  • Annika Muskantor-Bladh  –  Bisnode
  • Mike Marchesano – SIIA – ABM

We thank our members for their support and contributions to this newsletter.

Joachim C Bartels
Managing Director