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Assessing the Risk of a New Supplier Relationship

  Supplier Relationship Management isn’t necessarily a new concept, but in today’s COVID-related, digital climate, its scope and structure should be formalized and followed diligently. Instead of a transactional interaction and a contract that gets shoved in a filing...

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2021 at Global Data Consortium: The Next Chapter

11 years ago, GDC’s journey began.  At the start, we focused on leveraging our experience in global address verification and building a next-generation platform for address data hygiene. We signed a few customers and got traction but recognized that our Worldview...

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The Importance of Know Your Business

Having the proper form of personal digital identification is key to meeting international Know Your Customer requirements. What you might not realize is that digital ID is also a key component of Know Your Business (KYB) requirements as well.   A KYB check answers...

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Remittances Africa

      The global remittance market is massive and is only expected to grow in size. It was valued at $689 billion in 2018 and is projected to reach $930 billion by 2026, growing at a compound annual growth rate of 3.9 percent from 2019 to 2026, even with an expected...

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What You Need to Know About the FinCEN Files

The global financial industry is facing renewed and unwanted scrutiny this week after a report from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and BuzzFeed News claimed that banks continued to move illicit funds around the world despite having reported...

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The Power of Identity, Part 3: Emerging Markets

  There are 7.8 billion people in the world. Of those, 1 billion lack a legally recognized form of identification. And 3.4 billion have some form of legally recognized ID but limited ability to use it on digital channels. In other words, 13 percent of the world has no...

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The Power of Identity, Part 2: The GDC Advantage

Identity empowers individuals to exist in the eyes of key institutions, to open bank accounts, to build credit, to establish trustworthiness. It allows them to buy health insurance and medicine, to drive a car, to own a home.   But those without digital ID – a...

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The Power of Identity

Have you given much thought to your identity? I’m not talking about your personal identity: your values, goals, and dreams - all of us most certainly think about those.   I’m talking about your official identity, your social security card, your driver’s license,...

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