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Best Practices Just Got Better


By Douglas Wood, Infoglide Senior Vice President On the heels of the very successful Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) conference last month comes an industry event which represents investigators of financial crimes and fraud.  The International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI) meets in Washington, DC next week with an agenda that is chock […]

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The Talk of the ACFE Conference


By Douglas Wood, Infoglide Senior VP The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) held its annual conference and exhibition in Washington, DC this week.  Through the keynote address and the plethora of wonderful speakers, one message became loud and clear – fraudsters are becoming more and more creative in finding ways to circumvent your policies. […]

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Insider Collusion


By Mike Betron, Infoglide Software Director of Marketing Stories about financial services fraud are on the rise. Consider the recent article about an employee of a financial services company who had charges filed against him for conspiring to rig bids for investments in municipal bond projects: “According to court documents: [Mark] Zaino engaged in a […]

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The Big Short: How the Credit Scoring World Has Shifted


By Infoglide Software CEO Mike Shultz The hottest non-fiction book at the moment is The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine. Best-selling author Michael Lewis explores and explains what went on behind the scenes during the years leading up to the big stock market crash in 2008 and answers a crucial question: “Who understood the […]

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Attacking Subscription Fraud with Identity Resolution


By Mike Shultz, Infoglide Software CEO In March 2006, the Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA) estimated that annual global fraud losses in the telecom sector were between $54 billion and $60 billion, and the losses continue to be substantial. Many types of fraud have been identified, but by far the most prevalent is subscription fraud. […]

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Data Source Disintermediation?


By Robert Barker, Infoglide Senior VP & Chief Marketing Officer According to Wikipedia, “disintermediation is the removal of intermediaries in a supply chain: ‘cutting out the middleman’… Buyers bypass the middlemen (wholesalers and retailers) in order to buy directly from the manufacturer and thereby pay less.” Some famous disintermediation examples are: •    Bookselling (e.g., Amazon’s […]

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Leveraging Identity Resolution Data Sources


By Robert Barker, Infoglide Senior Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer Ever have this experience? You’re searching Google for specific examples of a topic when you come across an already compiled and complete list of related examples – what a find! I had this experience recently when looking for contact information for people we wanted […]

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MDM Needs An Engine, Not Spark Plugs


By the Infoglide Team Blog posts and marketing collateral often confuse identity resolution with data matching. When discussing master data management (MDM) solutions, you sometimes hear the term “identity resolution” applied when simple similarity matching is all that’s being used. That’s like calling a set of spark plugs an engine. To create an engine that […]

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