Data is a valuable resource for your business. External corporate data about your customers, suppliers and prospects can even be of immense value. It helps you discover growth opportunities, avoid risks, and save time and money. However, not all companies are aware of the potential of external business data. How do you boost your business performance with this data?
Data driven working is more than just a hype. It’s a formula for success that sends you around opinions, gambling, ifs and buts with a bow, so that you go straight for your business goals. Because thanks to data, you can see through markets and know everything about customers, products, prospects and suppliers. Not surprisingly, data-driven companies perform much better.
So, how do you find something useful in today’s flood of data? An extra complication: maybe you don’t even know what you’re looking for – because you don’t know what’s available.
Data about 300 million companies
What is in any case readily available: external company data. The Dun & Bradstreet database gives you access to company information on 300 million companies worldwide. Think of corporate structures, trade data, payment data, credit ratings, sanction lists and dozens of other types of data.