analytics

Welcome to analytics...

Posted on Nov 13 2013 by
During the past five-plus years as the recession hit, the use of data analytics to support business decisions may not have been one of your key drivers. Yet, as the UK returns to growth and the economic and regulatory climate...

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A Day in the Life of an Experian Lead Analyst...

Posted on Nov 08 2013 by
  The geek-to-business translator My name is Jason Lucas and I am a Lead Analyst at Experian Marketing Services. I manage a team of analysts and am currently working on seven projects of varying size and complexity. One of...

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Black is the opposite of white...

Posted on Oct 21 2013 by
Black is the opposite of white. Optimise all areas of your customer spectrum quickly and efficiently. At the end of July 2013, according to Credit Action’s debt statistics report, the UK’s outstanding personal debt stood at...

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Enfield Council cuts arrears by £1.3 million...

Posted on Oct 18 2013 by
We have helped Enfield Council pioneer a new collections strategy which has resulted in a £1.3 million reduction in customer debt during the past 12 months. Within the first year of adopting our offering, Enfield Council reduced...

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Data IQ Futures Summit – The Crème de la Crème of the Da...

Posted on Oct 17 2013 by
  On Tuesday I was at the DataIQ Futures Summit. Of all the events I attend during the year, this is one of my favourites. Why? Because the event truly does have exceptional speakers talking about timely, relevant issues....

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Customer acquisition: under the microscope...

Posted on Oct 03 2013 by
There is no doubt that the credit industry is constantly under the microscope from regulators and business commentators, but the pressures are also coming from within. Whilst margins and costs are squeezed ever downwards, there...

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Footfall climbed up in the warm August...

Posted on Sep 06 2013 by
According to the UK National FootFall Index for August, footfall had a decrease of 2.3% year on year and a welcome increase of 1.5% over July 2013.  As the heat wave continued throughout August we have perhaps seen an uplift...

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Know your customer or lose your customer...

Posted on Sep 02 2013 by
As consumers become increasingly empowered through choice, channel and the vast variety of products and providers, they can be left uncertain of the best product for their situation. These ‘empowered’ consumers will...

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Improving conditions allow mortgage approvals...

Posted on Aug 27 2013 by
The government’s Funding for Lending and Help to Buy schemes have begun to have an impact on the housing market, as house price growth is finally gaining some momentum. In contrast to earlier predictions of a flat housing...

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