Tag Archive for Experian

Latest Experian Data Quality Research Finds Inaccurate Data is Affecting Strategic Business Initiatives

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by Angela Guess A new release out of Experian reports, “Experian Data Quality, a part of Experian Marketing Services and a leading provider of data quality software and services, today announced the release of a new study, The effect of dirty data on business. The report finds that the majority of companies are negatively impacted by poor data,…

Insights from the SemTechBiz Conference – UK

The Semantic Technology and Business Conference – UK took place in London last week at the Millennium Goucester Hotel, and a number of themes emerged from the two-day event. A few of the sessions are highlighted below, but first, let us turn to some of the attendees to share some of their favorite insights and…

Somewhere Over the Semantic Horizon

What’s on the horizon for the semantic web? It was a question pondered by expert panelists last week at the Semantic Technology and Business Conference in San Francisco. Siri – and its possible clones and descendents – came up as a signpost on the road ahead, pushing the notion of personal assistance ever forward.  “Siri…

SemTech Keynotes Show The Power of the Semantic Web

The Semantic Technology & Business Conference has been underway since Sunday, with tutorials and lightning sessions catching audience interest. The conference presentations get underway today, most of them following on the heels of the opening keynotes given by Bart van Leeuwen, firefighter and architect at netage.nl; Jay Myers, web architect at Best Buy; and Steve…

Big Data Job of the Day: VP, Global Software Product Development

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by Angela Guess Experian is looking for a Vice President of Global Software Product Development in Costa Mesa, CA. According to the post, “The Vice President, Software Product Development will develop and execute long-term strategies and shorter-term technical plans to meet aggressive time to market demands of new products. Position provides leadership and management oversight…

More Emphasis on Business Benefits in 2012

Richard Wallis is founder of Data Liberate.  A Technology Evangelist and Consultant,  he is at the forefront in promoting, explaining, and applying new and emerging Web and Semantic Web technologies in the wider information domain.  Richard is well known on the conference platform in the Semantic Web, Library, and Information Management sectors.  He is also…

Experian Acquires Garlik, Ltd.

Today, Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has acquired Garlik Limited, a provider of web monitoring services based in the United Kingdom. Garlik uses Semantic Web Technologies to help consumers protect themselves from the risks of identity theft and financial fraud.  At the last SemTechBiz UK Conference, Steve Harris, CTO of Garlik, presented…

Data Management Gets Personal

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by Angela Guess A new type of data management company, Personal, is betting that if consumers have more control over their own information, they’ll be more willing to share that information with companies that they believe can deliver value to them. The article states, “Every marketer knows that consumer data can fetch a good price.…