Advanced new system arms credit professionals with the industry’s best credit practices and top analytical intelligence

Experian unveils BusinessIQSM, a new Web-based platform that streamlines workflow and provides one-stop access to Experian’s robust suite of business credit services
Advanced new system arms credit professionals with the industry’s best credit practices and top analytical intelligence

Costa Mesa, Calif., July 12, 2010 — Experian®, the leading global information services company, today announced BusinessIQSM, a new system that provides one-stop access to its full line of business credit services in an easy-to-use, Web-based platform. From application review and account management to preventing fraud and debt collection, BusinessIQ gives credit professionals the tools and information they need to enhance their portfolio management practices. Additionally, BusinessIQ provides users with deep insight into their credit portfolios, enabling them to become smarter about their customers and make better business decisions.

“Finding a simple and more efficient way to manage risk and improve profitability is mission-critical for today’s credit professionals,” said Allen Anderson, president, Experian’s Business Information Services. “We designed BusinessIQ by listening to the feedback of our clients and working closely with members of the credit community. By pairing an easy-to-use interface with Experian’s leading business information, data integrity and award-winning customer service, we have created a complete system that outperforms competitive offerings and gives credit professionals the resources they need to make their businesses smarter and more profitable.”

A unique feature of BusinessIQ is the industry-leading Quick Search technology. This allows credit professionals to save valuable time by accelerating their research, which enables them to more quickly pull credit reports and scores to assess risk. With the new system, credit professionals have access to both positive and negative alerts across their customer base, allowing them to receive immediate notification of potential problems and prime opportunities for business growth. This capability is completely customizable so that only alerts that are meaningful and actionable to the organization are delivered.

BusinessIQ also enables credit professionals to:

  • Leverage advanced analysis tools for further insight into a portfolio’s health
  • Elevate decisions by creating credit policies that combine a company’s risk tolerance with advanced statistical expertise
  • Prioritize workflow with intelligent, event-driven alerts
  • Develop focused collections strategies by profitably locating, segmenting and prioritizing debtor accounts

With flexible subscription options, credit professionals can customize a plan that best suits their business’s needs. To learn more about BusinessIQ or Experian’s other advanced business-to-business products and services, visit

Roslyn Whitehurst
Experian Public Relations
1 714 830 5578

About Experian’s Business Information Services
Experian’s Business Information Services partners with organizations to establish and strengthen customer relationships, enabling them to mitigate risk and improve profitability. The company’s business database provides comprehensive, third-party-verified information on U.S. companies of all sizes, with the industry’s most extensive data on the broad spectrum of small and midsize businesses. By leveraging state-of-the-art technology and superior data compilation techniques, Experian is able to provide market-leading tools that assist clients in processing new applications, managing customer relationships and collecting on delinquent accounts. For more information about Experian’s advanced business-to-business products and services, visit

About Experian
Experian is the leading global information services company, providing data and analytical tools to clients in more than 90 countries. The company helps businesses to manage credit risk, prevent fraud, target marketing offers and automate decision making. Experian also helps individuals to check their credit report and credit score and protect against identity theft.

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Experian plc is listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index. Total revenue for the year ended March 31, 2010, was $3.9 billion. Experian employs approximately 15,000 people in 40 countries and has its corporate headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, with operational headquarters in Nottingham, UK; Costa Mesa, California; and São Paulo, Brazil.

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