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Tinubu Square Launches Innovation Lab

Tinubu Square launches Innovation Lab, focusing on technologies & innovation for insurance and the trade finance industry Tinubu Square, the industry leader in trade credit, surety and trade finance solutions, is proud to announce the launch of its ‘Innovation LAB’, focusing on blockchain, advanced integration and deep analytics for insurance and banking industry applications. The Innovation LAB has been created ... Read More »

New Banking Solutions from FICO Focused on Reducing Complexity While Increasing Sophistication

Highlights: FICO released new versions of its industry-leading risk solutions: FICO®Origination Manager, FICO® Strategy Director and FICO® Debt Manager FICO has expanded its use of Amazon Web Services (AWS) for risk solutions More than 1,000 business leaders from 50+ countriesare attending FICO World 2018 in Miami Beach FICO unveiled a host of new retail banking solutions that allow lenders to manage the ... Read More »

Dun & Bradstreet Eyes Blockchain, Machine Learning Projects

Jessica Davis, Senior Editor of Information Week has recently interviewed Salem Khan, D&B’s Global Leader of Data Innovation concerning Dun & Bradstreet’s move into Blockchain and machine learning.  Dun & Bradstreet has been providing information to subscribers and customers for 177 years. Now it is exploring Blockchain and machine learning to improve its offerings. You wouldn’t normally think of a ... Read More »

Equifax Launches Solution to help Businesses better Identify Customers

Equifax Credit Information Services Private Limited (ECIS) India announced the launch of Equifax Dimensions, an innovation to provide a robust view of the customer’s credit profile for strong credit decisions and more relevant offers across the entire customer lifecycle. Equifax Dimensions is a set of 460 bureau variables that have been created by incorporating the last 24 months data of ... Read More »

The B2B Marketing Ironies of Our Time

I’ve been noticing some ironies in the world of B2B marketing lately; you know what I mean. When the common wisdom is one thing, but the reality is another. I get annoyed, especially when the so-called common wisdom is driven by the profit motive, or by fashion, or political correctness. Let me share a few ironies that I’ve noticed, and ... Read More »

Equifax Unveils New Analytic Dataset™ for Identifying Detailed Credit Market Signals

Highly configurable solution facilitates modeling and analytics across asset classes Equifax Inc introduced Analytic Dataset™, a new analytic tool that provides borrower-level data in an anonymous and non-aggregated format. The dataset provides key information for researchers and modelers such as credit risk scores, geography, debt balances and delinquency status at the loan level for all types of consumer loan obligations ... Read More »

WAND Building and Construction Management Taxonomy Update!

The WAND Building and Construction Management Taxonomy has undergone an extensive review and update. This taxonomy is designed specifically to tag and organize all types of documents associated with a construction project and is ideal for any construction management company.  In this revision, Building and Construction Agreements has been expanded and now includes Contract Clauses and Provisions specific to the building and ... Read More »

FICO Survey: 70% of APAC Banks Will Use AI in Collections and Recovery by 2019

Half say the biggest impact of artificial intelligence will be the ability to better optimize collection decisions  Highlights: 46 percent of banks in Asia Pacific plan to implement artificial intelligence in their collections process this year; while 24 percent indicated they will do so next year, according to a FICO survey Banks expect AI to impact their ability to optimize collection decisions and predict consumer ... Read More »

WAND Banking Taxonomy Review and Update

Wand has just updated the WAND Banking Taxonomy.  This taxonomy now has 1,663 terms with 1,573 synonyms covering Banking Processes, Regulations, Lines of Business, Fees, Banking Documents, and much more. The financial services industry has been quite proactive in adopting taxonomies due to complex compliance and retention requirements. WAND originally created this taxonomy leveraging experience in helping create taxonomies for dozens ... Read More »

BIIA Welcomes International Research Associated (INRA) Ltd. as a Member

International Research Associates (INRA) Ltd. was established since March 1976 by Dr. Frederic L. Ayer, known as the pioneer of credit reporting and corporate analysis in Thailand. With more than 4 decades presence in business, INRA is currently a specialized credit report provider with full of registered companies in Thailand stored in our database together with IT support for XML ... Read More »

TransUnion Boosts Entrepreneurial Innovation with New Startup Credit Kit

Startups gain access to newest TransUnion resources to fuel their businesses Access to relevant data can make or break a startup company, especially in the ultra-competitive financial services industry. To meet the needs of startups and their investors, TransUnion (NYSE:TRU) today launched the Startup Credit Kit at LendIt Fintech USA 2018, giving new companies faster access to cutting-edge alternative and trended ... Read More »

Tinubu Square Reinforces International Management Team & Announces New Senior Appointment

Tinubu Square, the industry leader in trade credit, surety and receivables financing solutions has begun the restructuring of its management team following the recent €53 million investment by Long Arc Capital and Bpifrance.  This is marked by the appointment of Bijan Olfati as Group Executive Vice President, Business Development and Olivier Placca, a co-founder of Tinubu Square, as the new Deputy Chief ... Read More »

Equifax Launches NeuroDecision® Technology

This innovative technology paves the road for neural network modeling in credit scoring Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) announced the launch of its innovative NeuroDecision® Technology, a patent-pending machine learning technology that paves the road for advanced neural network modeling in credit scoring. NeuroDecision Technology (NDT) is the first regulatory-compliant machine learning credit scoring system reviewed by regulators and credit scoring experts. ... Read More »

GBG Helps Businesses Bring Data to Life with New Tool

New data visualisation tool means organisations can make quick, intelligent decisions about their customers GBG, the global specialist in identity data intelligence, announces the release of its data visualisation tool, to help organisations quickly identify trends, patterns and correlations in their data and make intelligent decisions about their customers. ‘Visualise by GBG Connexus’ was created by the team behind the ... Read More »

encompass Ramps Up Presence in Asia

encompass, the only provider of simultaneous, real-time access to multiple sources of global company and person data, is experiencing increased interest in its automation solutions from East and South East Asia in response to more stringent Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements across the region. With particularly strong demand coming from Hong Kong, China, Singapore and Japan, encompass is expanding its existing Asia-Pacific ... Read More »

The WAND Information Technology Taxonomy Undergoes Updates and Additions

The Information Technology industry is complex, constantly changing, and growing.  The WAND Information Technology Taxonomy continues to grow and change as well and has undergone another update. Wand focused on three areas. In this revision, Wand drilled even deeper into  IT Security and added terms to Security Threats, Attacks, Encryption and Intrusion Detection. They also expanded Technologies and Fields to ... Read More »

Experian Launches New Online Dispute Center

Experian’s New Online Dispute Center Helps Consumers Correct Issues with Their Credit Reports Easily and Conveniently.  Consumers are now empowered to help maintain the accuracy of their data, optimize their credit health, prevent identity fraud and avoid costly credit repair fees. For consumers in today’s digital world, data accuracy and protection are top of mind. The newly enhanced Experian dispute ... Read More »

Australian Credit Climate: Westpac Recruits Equifax, Experian, illion to Blitz Property ‘Liar Loans’

Westpac Group is set to use three leading global credit agencies to blitz ‘liar loans’ in response to government and regulatory pressure on lenders to boost loan scrutiny. Westpac will tell borrowers’ their credit information will be screened by Equifax, Experian and illion, which is formerly Dun and Bradstreet Australia and New Zealand, some of the world’s major providers of ... Read More »