Meet the media monitoring team, part 1: Separate in themselves but making a magic whole

Imagine peering through a kaleidoscope. The coloured crystals twirl around and fall into a geometric lattice when touched by the light. That’s our media monitoring team of analysts – diverse in skills, looks, languages, personalities, experience and talent but making a magic whole because of their will to do their… Read More»

We can do it but how would you like it?

Dimo Popov, Business Developer at A Data Pro, talks about the highs and lows of selling information services and discusses plans for the future. Selling information services is mostly listening to the client. What struck Dimo when he started selling information services for A Data Pro was the months on… Read More»

Swiss police arrest FIFA officials in Zurich. What will A Data Pro do about it?

So, here is the story. BBC announced two days ago that six senior FIFA officials were arrested over corruption charges at a hotel in Zurich, Switzerland. The suspects, who include a FIFA vice-president, were detained pending extradition to the US. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice (FOJ) said in a… Read More»

What’s necessary to provide a 365-days-a-year service to one of the biggest European institutions?

Elena Stankova, Project Manager at A Data Pro, talks about one of the most challenging yet rewarding media monitoring projects we have done so far in the company.  What comes to my mind on the eve of the first anniversary of a landmark project is a maxim that my colleagues… Read More»

The 4th Anti Money Laundering Directive has been finalised and adopted at a European level

Great news for Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Know Your Customer (KYC) activities in Europe! On the 20th May 2015 the European Parliament approved the fourth anti-money laundering directive (AMLD) which will for the first time oblige EU member states to keep central registers of information on the ultimate “beneficial” owners of corporate and… Read More»