Taxonomy of Alternative Data

Alternative data is data about consumers or businesses that comes from non-financial payment reporting systems like telecom or utility payments. This data is not collected in the traditional credit system, thus the term “alternative data”.

Quandl created this nifty infographic which lays out the taxonomy of alternative data and how it can be useful for financial institutions.

Taxonomy of Alternative Data by Quandl

This page was last updated on September 27, 2016.

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