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Direct 2.0

February 15, 2019

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 Additions and Changes

The following additions were implemented to the D&B Direct 2.0 API:

Custom Product Service, Firmographic Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Diversity elements in Diversity Indicators - DVR_ENH product are now being populated correctly.

Updated the sourcing logic of socio-economic elements in DVR_ENH for the country: US.

Custom Product Service, Financial Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Resolved defect of format of Financial data for the country: US.

Affected xpath: Product. Organization. Financial. FinancialStatement. BalanceSheet. Liabilities. LongTermLiabilities. FreeFormStatementItem. ItemAmountr

Monitoring ServiceALLSOAP/REST

The Add Monitoring Registration operation now returns error code PD006 when a branch is a trade up to a foreign head quarter for the following countries: US and CA.

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.

Monitoring Service7.1Upgraded to version 8.0

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...

Data PrimerReleasedRefreshed*
Directional-Data-Primer-v173.zipFebruary 15, 2019 

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