Steep rise in the prevention of fraudulent credit card applications

Posted on Nov 20 2013 by

Our analysis shows that fraudulent applications for credit cards saw the largest rise in 2013.

From concept to reality: achieving the Single Customer View

Posted on Nov 18 2013 by

Fundamental to the concept of a Single Customer View is the understanding that customers are at the heart of business operations and marketing strategies. In the information age, this isn’t a ‘soft’ aspiration — it is one that is central to successful businesses. Find out more about the prices and prizes of the Single Customer View and our top tips for getting there.

DMA Rethink TV Summit: Talking Heads Talk TV

Posted on Nov 14 2013 by

By Mark Lindsay. Channels Director, Experian Marketing Services.

Last week I had the pleasure of being on a panel at the DMA Rethink TV Summit. My fellow panellists, from Channel 4, Sky Adsmart and MRM Meteorite, and I were talking to the audience of brand marketers about the opportunities they now have to engage more effectively with their customers via TV. It was great to be surrounded by an audience genuinely excited and engaged with the potential of what they can do now, whether they were targeting millions or a smaller group.

Protecting the public purse

Posted on Nov 14 2013 by

Up to £178 million of fraud was detected by local government in the last year from 107,000 fraud cases.

6 reasons why you may need a scorecard check-up

Posted on Nov 14 2013 by

Do you need a check-up – a scorecard check-up that is? Has it been a while since you last dusted off your scorecards and explored whether you had the right data in the mix? Then now – as the UK economy shows signs of returning to growth – is the perfect time to do it.

Welcome to analytics

Posted on Nov 13 2013 by

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A Day in the Life of an Experian Lead Analyst

Posted on Nov 08 2013 by

Read on to find out more about my work as a geek-to-business translator within Experian Marketing Services’ analysts team.

Partnership unveiled with innovative new online gaming platform Jaro

Posted on Nov 08 2013 by

We are providing the new charitable e-gaming concept with identity verification services to help authenticate the age and identity of its users.

Retail triage: can we really save every British high street?

Posted on Nov 01 2013 by

There is a great deal of talk, and has been for some time, of the “death of the high street” in the UK, with many high streets across the country now experiencing high rates of vacancy. In response we’ve seen planning policies and development strategies for these areas focusing on filling vacant units with more shops and making them vibrant places to shop. But is this the right approach and can every high street really be treated the same?

Enough is enough – pulling the trigger on automated decisioning

Posted on Oct 31 2013 by

All too often as credit risk professionals, we don’t take the time to evaluate our credit policies because “that’s how it has always been done around here”. Unfortunately, this mentality increases days sales outstanding, raises uncollectable debt and prohibits us from identifying good growth opportunities. Reviewing your policies early and often enables credit risk professionals to create more sophisticated rules around how to extend credit.