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Direct 2.0

March 13, 2015

If you need assistance implementing these changes, or have questions regarding the new features or business elements, please contact the D&B Direct Customer Support team at (866) 465-3829 or submit an online request for assistance.

Service Changes/Additions

The following changes were implemented to the (Undefined variable: DNBVariableSet.D&BDirect) 2.0 API:

Firmographic Product Service5.0

Correction of known issue with repeating values of "Organization. IndustryCode. IndustryCode" has been implemented. The primary industry code (DisplaySequence equals one) reflects highest percentage of the revenue contributed by each function of the business. Secondary industry codes are currently not sorted.

Monitoring Service4.1RESTChangeNotices delivered via email, httpcallback or MQueue are now available in JSON format.

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Deprecated Service Versions

The following versions of the services listed have been upgraded with newer versions, however the older versions are still available and will be supported until March 13, 2017.

Firmographic Product Service4.0Upgraded to version 5.0

Data Primer

This Microsoft Exceltm spreadsheet identifies the business elements and data fields delivered by each D&B Data product, along with the data types and definitions. Also available is a chart showing what countries have data available for each D&B Data product. More details...

This version includes updates for Firmographic v5.0, along with various naming changes for consistency and duplicate elimination.

Data PrimerReleasedRefreshed*
DnBDirect2-Data-Primer-v109.zipMarch 13, 2015April 24, 2015

*These files are periodically refreshed with the latest business element definitions, and to incorporate any adjustments/minor corrections made to the services.