What Does Regulatory Web Data Have to Do with Third Party Risk Management?

What Does Regulatory Web Data Have to Do with Third Party Risk Management?

Third party risk management is not just a question of mitigating liability, but of ensuring business continuity. The long list of potential risks to organizations from third parties are well known – the methods of mitigating them less so. In this article, we’ll take a deep dive into how better web data facilitates more effective TPRM.

The Road to Solid ESG Investment Begins with Regulatory Web Data

The Road to Solid ESG Investment Begins with Regulatory Web Data

There may not be an official requirement for ESG compliance, yet, but investors, companies, clients, and authorities alike include ESG data as part of risk and profitability assessments. How can ESG data providers meet the growing demand?

How Alternative Data is Reshaping Finance

How Alternative Data is Reshaping Finance

According to a report recently featured on the Financial Times (PDF), hedge funds are expected to spend upwards of $600m on digital datasets this year, and up to $1bn by 2020. What’s […]

Why (and How) to Monitor RSS Feeds in 2018

Why (and How) to Monitor RSS Feeds in 2018

Rich Site Summary (RSS), as a web technology, has been around since the turn of the last century. But is it still relevant in 2018, is it going to stay around for […]

3 Predictions for Web Data in 2018

3 Predictions for Web Data in 2018

2017 was a turbulent year: With Donald Trump shaking up the American political system, cryptocurrencies causing riptides throughout financial markets, and advancements in artificial intelligence sparking both anticipation and anxiety in the […]

How to Extract Data from Websites: Scraping Tools, DIY or DaaS

How to Extract Data from Websites: Scraping Tools, DIY or DaaS

This is part 2 of our guide to web data extraction. Read part 1 to learn about the questions to ask before you start, or download the complete Web Data Extraction Playbook […]

Web Data Extraction Guide: 11 Questions to Ask

Web Data Extraction Guide: 11 Questions to Ask

The following is an excerpt from our new Web Data Extraction Playbook. We’ll be publishing the second part next week, or you can grab the full guide here. The internet has become […]

5 Great Reasons to Meet Us at Strata

5 Great Reasons to Meet Us at Strata

If you’re visiting this year’s Strata Data Conference in New York, you can find us at Booth #P17, and absolutely should. Here are 5 reasons why our (modest) booth is probably going […]

A Judge Just Ordered LinkedIn to Allow Scraping – Here's Why

A Judge Just Ordered LinkedIn to Allow Scraping – Here's Why

When is it okay to grab data from someone else’s website, without their explicit permission? A new ruling by a federal judge in California might have dramatic implications on this question, and […]

Web Data Visualization of The Hillary Clinton Top 100 Network Graph

Web Data Visualization of The Hillary Clinton Top 100 Network Graph

The web data business can get pretty tricky, especially when your job is to extract the broadest possible dataset from the planet’s biggest database. Last week, Webz.io CEO Ran Geva ran a […]

Should you buy crawled web data or build your own solution?

Should you buy crawled web data or build your own solution?

In a technologically driven environment, the temptation to develop a proprietary web crawling solution is virtually irresistible. Our latest report examines the true cost of computing and software development resources required to deliver a data […]

The Race to Achieve 100% Coverage of the Web

The Race to Achieve 100% Coverage of the Web

In our new report, we deconstruct the all-too-familiar race to achieve 100% coverage of the web. Data acquisition efforts usually rely on one of three approaches – build an internal web crawling […]