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Innovation + Big Data Proves Winning Formula for Experian

Posted on Aug 25 2015 by

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Forbes Magazine recently named Experian among the top 100 innovative companies in the world for the second year in a row.

Forbes has a rigorous selection methodology that places an emphasis on what organizations’ investors see as the most innovative today, but also the companies that investors believe will continue to be the most innovative in the future; Forbes calls this methodology the Innovation Premium. Put simply, it’s the expectation that a company will launch new products and services and enter new markets to generate growth.

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So Much Data, But Who Is Managing It?

Posted on Aug 04 2015 by

Data Management

Today’s data-driven world creates exciting new opportunities, but also new challenges. Many of us see the promise of being able to make more intelligent decisions by fully understanding our customers and the needs of the marketplace. There are data scientists that can do incredible analysis to give us new insights into areas we didn’t think were possible.

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Experian Unveils Extensive Data and Technology Enhancements for Experian Marketing Suite

Posted on Jul 30 2015 by

Experian Marketing Services unveiled a new, more predictive and addressable Experian Marketing Suite for nearly 1,000 marketers at its 2015 Client Summit in Las Vegas, today.

The advancements released today include new addressable advertising and predictive intelligence tools both powered by Experian’s consumer database, the largest consumer database worldwide, with modeled insights covering 700 million individuals in 270 households. Both enhancements will help brands identify and interact with their customers no matter where they are in the world or in the cloud.

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Identity Management in a Data-Driven World

Posted on Jul 16 2015 by

Addressing the issue of identity management has become a top priority for marketers. The fact is that their customers are represented by dozens of identities – both known and unknown – in today’s digital world.

According to new research published in our recently published 2015 Digital Marketer Report, linking identity data is now the #1 challenge for marketers around the world, up from fourth place just a year ago. Further, 89% of marketers report having challenges creating a single customer view.

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Big Data Helps Find Opportunity with Small Business Start-ups

Posted on Jul 01 2015 by

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If you were to survey American consumers whether or not they would like to be their own boss and successfully run their own business, I would imagine that a good majority would probably say yes. There is something empowering about the thought of setting your own hours and controlling your own destiny, but many people don’t actually take the steps to make that dream a reality.

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Fraud-prevention Best Practices for Online Merchants to Use for 2015 Holiday Season

Posted on Jun 25 2015 by

Today, Experian’s global Fraud and Identity business released its analysis of client transaction data from the 2014 holiday season, showing an 80 percent reduction in the number of manual reviews among online merchants using the company’s fraud and identity products and services compared with the industry average. These results and other observations indicate that a customer-centric approach to fraud prevention would be more effective for many online merchants, leading the company to recommend five best practices for online merchants preparing for the 2015 holiday season.

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CUV Remains King; U.S. Roads Get More Congested

Posted on Jun 25 2015 by

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Some of my fondest memories on road trips as a child were the games we were able to play. I’m sure many kids played “I Spy” and did “Sing-a-longs,” but my go-to game was “Slug Bug” (It’s a game where you get points for spotting a Volkswagen Beetle). While it’s been quite some time since I’ve played the game, I still find myself very aware of the different types of vehicles around me.

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Healthcare Data Explosion Reveals the Need for Protection

Posted on Jun 19 2015 by

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Health information security breaches and identity theft have become an epidemic with losses occurring across the country.

In fact, according to a recent Ponemon Institute study sponsored by the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance, medical ID theft has increased by 21.7 percent since 2013. Additionally, data from the Department of Health and Human Services indicates that health data on more than 120 million people has been compromised in more than 1,100 separate breaches since 2009.

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