Data-Driven Companies Need a Foundation in Data Quality

Posted on Mar 24 2015 by

Tom Schutz

Data is one of the most valuable assets in our society and drives many decisions.

For businesses, data can reveal insights about customers and prospects, product trends, areas for investment and efficiency improvements. For consumers, data provides more personalized interactions with brands, including targeted deals or coupons, and geo-location services.


Empowering Small Businesses Locally and Around the World

Posted on Mar 19 2015 by

For more than 40 years, Orange County has been the home of Experian’s North American headquarters. We have strong roots here. And as part of that, Experian and our employees work and volunteer with organizations around the community to help make the OC a better place to live.


A Glimpse in the Rear View Mirror: The Automotive Market in 2014

Posted on Mar 18 2015 by


Just as looking in the rear view mirror can help you navigate your next move, looking into recent trends can serve as a guide to where the industry should head in the future.

With that in mind, let’s take a step back and look at some of the trends in the automotive industry that finished off 2014. After all, it’s the insights from these trends that enable dealers, manufacturers, aftermarket retailers and lenders to take the right action to uncover growth opportunities and improve profitability.


Experian Provides Actionable Insights for the Automotive Industry

Posted on Mar 16 2015 by


In today’s world, it seems as though there is a statistic that we can apply to just about anything. Whether it’s viewership of the Super Bowl, popularity of breakfast cereal or the number of red M&Ms that come in a pack, I bet the data is out there. In fact, there is so much data in the world that Emery Simon of the Business Software Alliance once said that if data were placed on DVDs, it would create a stack tall enough to reach the moon.


Experian Insights in the News: Big Data & Actionable Insights

Posted on Mar 13 2015 by

Experian is all about turning insights into action… using data for good.

Our commitment is to work with our clients, consumers, non-profits and other parties to help ensure that we, as a company and within society, continue to properly leverage big data for good.

As part of that effort, each week we bring you Experian Insights – a round-up of news and resources highlighting how data is used for positive business, consumer and societal actions in many ways and across multiple sectors.


Small Business Insights Drive Action for the Good of the Economy

Posted on Mar 11 2015 by


It seems like every conversation I have regarding how the U.S. economy is doing, I always think about small businesses. After all, small businesses are what drive our economy forward. They are the center of commerce for our country, and create the most jobs for our growing workforce. Quite honestly, without them, who knows where our country would stand today.


Experian: Making the Credit Reporting System Better for Consumers, the Industry and the Economy

Posted on Mar 09 2015 by

Experian’s goal is to help consumers understand and actively engage in their credit life because it plays such an important role in building a secure financial future. Today marked another milestone in this quest.

In a positive step for consumers and the U.S. consumer credit industry, Experian (along with the other two nationwide credit bureaus Equifax and TransUnion), announced the National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP) – a program that will further enhance our ability to collect complete and accurate consumer information, and provide consumers more transparency and a better experience when interacting with credit bureaus about their credit reports.


Top 3 CFPB Priorities for 2015

Posted on Mar 06 2015 by


We’re just a few months into a new year and already there are clear signs how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) plans to further advance its regulatory authority over bank and non-bank entities across the credit ecosystem.

Here is a look at the top three priorities for the CFPB in this space: