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Data Insights for Good...

Every day, 2.5 quintillion bytes of data are created – in fact, 90% of the world’s data was created in only the last few years. With the staggering amount of data available, we have an unprecedented opportunity to uncover new insights and improve the way our world functions. The...

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Take a Fresh Look at Big Data in 2015: Using Data as a...

Big data received a lot of press coverage in 2014; unfortunately, it wasn’t all kind. That’s too bad; because it’s not fair to lay the blame for every security lapse or e-mail misdeed squarely on big data. The truth is that some of the very technologies that are considered...

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Continuously Driving Innovation for Consumers...

At Experian, we focus on helping consumers navigate and better understand the world of credit. Recently, we’ve made some changes within our consumer products. We’re excited to share all the developments we’ve been working on – not the least of which is the inclusion of offering our members their...

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Using Data to Spread Holiday Cheer this Season...

Black Friday has come and gone, and the holiday shopping season is in full swing. This year, retailers and economic experts alike have high hopes for robust spending and a needed economic boost. And so far the results look promising. On Cyber Monday, alone, the top online retail sites...

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Turning Insights into Action for Successful Data Breac...

The growing prevalence of widely publicized data breaches is sparking a change in the attitudes of business leaders and consumers when it comes to cybersecurity. Board members and the C-suite can no longer ignore the drastic impact a data breach has on company reputation, and consumers are demanding more...

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Big Data Helps Businesses in Big Ways...

It’s no secret that businesses are what drive the U.S. economy. The exchange of goods and services for business large and small is what our society is built on. But, did you know that big data is actually a driving force in commerce? How, you ask? Businesses rely on...

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Big Data: A Force for Good in Healthcare...

With all the discussions around the risks of big data, the fact that it can be used as a powerful enabler of good seems to be missed. The benefits of big data can be seen throughout our day to day lives from simple things like traffic alerts to more...

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Analysis: Rental data proves to be a driving force in ...

For more than 20 years, Experian has been an advocate for full-file reporting, which means that we support the widespread reporting of alternative data—rental payments, utility payments and cellular telephone payments to name a few. For a large segment of the population, the reporting of these types of payments...

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Big Data can Unlock the Future of Fraud Prevention...

More than 10 years ago I spoke about a trend at the time towards an underutilization of the information being managed by companies. I referred to this trend as “data skepticism.” Companies weren’t investing the time and resources needed to harvest the most valuable asset they had – data....

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