Posts Tagged ‘ data ’

What’s in a Place: How Location Intelligence Empowers SAP Users (Watch Video)

by Clarence Hempfield | July 17, 2014 | No Comments

Pitney Bowes and SAP join business intelligence and location intelligence.

For some time now, the biggest challenge for businesses involving location intelligence isn’t understanding why it’s important to know where their customers are. That’s a given. It’s putting location intelligence in the “front seat” – making it a part of everything businesses do. That’s what Ventana Research’s Mark Smith said in June at the MapInfo […]


Visualization: The Key to Making Complex Data Accessible to Insurers

by Bill Sinn | May 14, 2014 | No Comments


In the world of insurance, data is king. It supports every aspect of the business, from underwriting to claims to pricing. The big data explosion is a game-changing development for the insurance sector; information from clients, agents and regulators offers underwriters unprecedented insight into customer risk. However, it is not enough to simply capture this […]


Revenue Collection: Breaking Down the Challenges

by Joe Pindell | September 17, 2013 | 1 Comment

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Revenue collection in state and local governments is a crucial task that must be completed with care. However, with so many constituents to collect from, that task can become difficult. When it comes to streamlining this process, state and local governments cannot rely on direct mail as a “one-size-fits-all” approach. Government agencies can use data, […]


Selecting & Licensing Spatial Data – part 2

by Simon DellOro | September 10, 2013 | No Comments

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In today’s environment, the way in which we select and license spatial data for our applications requires careful consideration. In this short blog series, I will provide three recommendations for how anyone building mapping applications can be most efficient when it comes to selecting, licensing and accessing spatial data. Read Recommendation #1 – License Data […]


New Challenges in Big Data

by Barbara Bernard | January 15, 2013 | No Comments


 Since gaining relevance in tech circles in 2008, the concept of big data has changed to keep pace with the evolution of the internet, social networking and video surveillance. Today, we think of big data as a collection of high-volume, high-velocity and high-variety information assets. These assets require cost-effective and innovative forms of information processing […]


Take Better Care of Your Data to Improve Customer Retention

by Clarence Hempfield | February 18, 2012 | No Comments

A few years ago, I bought a new house. I wasn’t moving across country, not even across county, just moving into a new house in a different section of town.   Naturally enough, I wanted to take my phone number with me, which shouldn’t really have been that big of a deal.  Except that while my […]


Shhhh! It's a Secret…

by cmccartney | August 3, 2010 | No Comments

I’ve posted a number of articles now, and spoken to many customers across the world about data – in particular data residence and security –  being the number one concern when customers are looking at SaaS. We at PBBI have been very specific about certain criteria and offer as much transparancy as we can to […]