Direct+ Release Change History

Direct+ Release 1.20.13 (Sep 23, 2020)

Data Blocks - Derived Attributes

The following new Standard Datablocks has been added

Data Blocks - Payment Insight

The following elements are added to the Payment Insight Level 2, Level 3 and Level 4.

Data Blocks - Financial Strength Insight

The following elements have are added to Financial Strength Insight

Direct+ Release 1.20.12 (Sep 2, 2020)

Diveristy Packets

CMPDVS and CMPDVE packets are enhanced with the latest structure

Direct+ Release 1.20.11 (Aug 12, 2020)

Data Blocks - Company Information

The following elements are added to the Company Information Level 2 and Level 3. Default Currency is added to all the levels.

Data Blocks - Event Filings

The following elements are added to the Event Filings Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3.

Data Blocks - Financial Strength Insight

The following elements have been removed from the Financial Strength Insight Level 1.

Criteria Search/Company List

StreetAddressLine1 will also search on Street Name. In addition, registered address Street Name and Street Number will be returned in the response for the registered address.

Direct+ Release 1.20.10 (July 22, 2020)

Data Blocks - Company Information

The following elements have been removed from the Company Information Level 2.

Data Blocks - Diversity Insights

Additional elements and renaming of the elements has been done. Refer to the Data Blocks API documentation page for complete information.

Mini Research

Mini research can update firmographics detail of Business Entities when DUNS Number is available

Identity Resolution

Registration Number will be populated for the following countries if available : China, Taiwan, Japan and Korea

Direct+ Release 1.20.9 (July 08, 2020)

New Product: Diversity Summary and Diversity Enhanced

Meet your diversity goals with access to the leading source of diversity data collected from circa 250 sources culminating in 6.7 million records. Reported indicators and certification details on the business ownership structure of the company, such as women, minority or other designations.

See the API documentation for complete information :

CMPSUP

The following elements have been added

Data Blocks - Company Information

The following elements have been added to the Company Information Level 2 and Level 3 and has been removed from the Diversity data blocks

Contact Search

User can optionally filter the search results based on the Email Accuracy score.

User can search the global ultimate duns along with the entire family tree by providing additional filter familyTreeScope

Contact Search by DUNS

Additional elements in the response

Direct+ Release 1.20.8 (June 10, 2020)

New Product: Match High Risk Insights

D&B High risk Insights calculates the probability that a company may be fraudulent and likely to commit fraudulent activities. The Fraud score is not DUNS specific, it scores the INPUT (name & address details).

See the API documentation for complete information:

Monitoring

Transactional API to Add and Remove Single DUNS to the List of DUNS (LOD) registration

See the API documentation for complete information :

Data Blocks - Company Information

The following elements have been added to the Compay Information Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3

The following elements have been added to the Compay Information Level 2 and Level 3

Data Blocks - Payment Insight

New Payment Insight Level 3 has been added. Refer to the API documentation for additional details

The following elements have been added to the Payment Insight Level 4

CMPSUP

The following elements have been added to the response

Restricted Party Screening

Additionally supports screening by DUNS

Financial Stress Score

FSS Score for Korea has been added.

Direct+ Release 1.20.7 (May 20, 2020)

New Product: D&B Data Blocks Data File Delivery

Customer's specific combination of Data Blocks are delivered via files

See the Guide for complete information:

Research API

Added feature to upload file attachments as part of the Submit Research Request. Upto 3 files can be attached in a single request with maxmium of 5MB each. Refer Research Guide for additional details on the list of supported formats.

Ability to challenge the response received after the completion of the research so that user can report any conflicts. User can also provide file attachments as part of the challenge case.

Typeahead Search

Ability to filter by Delist indicator

Contact Search

User can optionally filter the search results based on the telephone Accuracy score.

Direct+ Release 1.20.6 (Apr 29, 2020)

New Product: Research

D&B offers research services to customers needing review and/or validation of D&B Data and Analytics. Research API allows customers to request, track, and receive results of researches for businesses across all countries.

See the Guide and API documentation for complete information:

Data Products: CMPELK, CMPCVF, CMPSUP, CMPELF, CMPTCS

The startDate format has been updated to YYYY-MM-DD or YYYY-MM or YYYY

Data Block - Company Information L2, L3

The following new element has been added

Data Block - Financial Strength Insights L1, L2, L3, L4, L5

Name of the blockId has been changed from financialriskinsight to financialstrengthinsight

Direct+ Release 1.20.5 (Apr 8, 2020)

Data Blocks - Beta Release

Dun & Bradstreet offers data from the Dun & Bradstreet Data Cloud in packages termed 'Data Blocks' and 'Add-ons'

See the Guide page and Data Dictionary for complete information:

Contact Search By DUNS

GET Contact Search by duns is now available


Direct+ Release 1.20.4 (Mar 19, 2020)

Restricted Party Screening

Now additionally supports Dow Jones Screening.

Criteria Search/Company List

registrationNumber length is increased from 20 characters to 30 characters

Contact Search

Contact Search is now available for additional markets - Canada, Ireland and India


Direct+ Release 1.20.3 (Mar 3, 2020)

Criteria Search/Company List

searchTerm can now additionally search on former primary business name as well.


Direct+ Release 1.20.2 (Feb 5, 2020)

New Product: Family Tree, Upward

Family Tree Upward provides the ability to get a upward view of the specified D-U-N-S Number. e.g. Provides details of given D-U-N-S Number's parent or HQ, and that DUNS parent or HQ, and so on until the Global Ultimate.

See the API documentation for complete information:

New Product: Supplier Risk Assessment

The Supplier Risk Assessment data product supports a customer's supplier onboarding process by providing D&B's supply related risk scores and ratings along with other risk scores (failure and delinquency), how the entity pays its own suppliers and the Viability and D&B Rating.

See the API documentation for complete information:

Restricted Party Screening : Data List features

See the API documentation for complete information:

CMPTCS

Geographic Coverage: Global, though limited data for China due to recent regulatory changes

Monitoring Notifications through API

Provides the ability to receive notification through transaction API

See the API documentation for complete information:


Direct+ Release 1.20.1 (Jan 15, 2020)

New Product: Extended Linkage Insight

Extended Linkage Insight utilizes Machine Learning to link businesses as a linkage expert would and capture a wide spectrum of potential relationship including majority ownership, minority ownership, franchise, dealership and much more.

See the API documentation for complete information:

Documentation Update

Reference Code Table Name has been added to the API reference pages. Data Dictionary is also updated with this details.


Direct+ Release 1.19.17 (Dec 11, 2019)

New Product: Company Reports

D&B's Business Information Report (birstd) and Comprehensive Report (comprh) are fully rendered information products (Text/PDF/HTML) for determining a company's profitability, stability, viability, and payment performance to help evaluate risk both on new or existing business relationships.

See the API documentation for complete information:

New Product: Restricted Party Screening

Enables you to embed screening workflow into your process, manage and maintain false positive remediation and adjudication. It will helps you to react to material change based on your own policies.

See the API documentation for complete information:

New Product: Cleanse and Standardize

The cleanse and standardize feature returns the details of the standardized values used for industry needs and effective identification.

See the API documentation for complete information:

Criteria Search/Company List

Criteria Search supports the additional optional filter : isFortune1000Listed and this will also be displayed in the response


Direct+ Release 1.19.16 (Nov 20, 2019)

CMPTCS

The following elements have been added to the response


Direct+ Release 1.19.15 (Oct 31, 2019)

Industry Profile

Allows the user to search industry profile based on the searchTerm (Full word matching of the Profile Name) or DUNS Number

New Product: Compliance Screening through DOW Jones

Entity Screening API via Dow Jones is a standardise service that enables compliance customers to search for entities and return back profiles that will support the customer to screen those entities against sanctions, watchlist, Politically Exposed Persons and Adverse Media.

See the API documentation for complete information:


Direct+ Release 1.19.14 (Oct 9, 2019)

Contact Search

tickerSymbol has been made as standalone parameter

Direct+ Release 1.19.13 (Sep 19, 2019)

Criteria Search/Company List

Criteria Search supports the following additional optional filters

The following additional elements have been added to the response

Contact Search

Contact Search supports the following additional optional filter

The following additional elements have been added to the response

CMPTCS

German Reason code (orderReason) is mandatory when submitting requests for Germany D-U-N-S for the following products

The following elements have been added to the response

German Reason Code

Monitoring Customers will now be required to populate the orderReason parameter when performing the following:

The following are the list of valid orderReason codes accepted in the request


Direct+ Release 1.19.12 (August 30, 2019)

Criteria Search/Company List

Additional filter has been added on the industry code search which now includes the US SIC 8 digit (3599)

searchTerm can now additionally search on the following elements

Contact Search

searchTerm is added as part of the contact search which can search any of the following elements


Direct+ Release 1.19.11 (August 08, 2019)

CMPTCS

The following elements have been added to the response:

Criteria Search/Company List

The following additional filter has been added as part of the search request and response


Direct+ Release 1.19.10 (July 17, 2019)

CMPTCS

New Data Product: CMPTCS

A new data product is available that provides details on the company for managing Trade Credit Risk, Summary

See the API documentation for complete information:


Direct+ Release 1.19.9 (June 27, 2019)

Criteria Search/Company List

The following elements have been added to the response:

CMPELF

The following elements have been added to the response:

Customer Reference

The customer can now provide reference text as part of the request in the following API


Direct+ Release 1.19.8 (June 05, 2019)

Typeahead Search

Added optional request parameter "candidateMaximumQuantity" to provide the number of candidates to be returned. Allowed values 1 to 25

Criteria Search

The following additional filter has been added as part of the search request and response

Search results can be sorted based on the following elements in either ascending or descending. Default sorting should remain the same, if no sort order provided

The length of the following elements has been changed in the criteria search

CMPELF

The following elements have been added to the response:

MONITORING

Active US Universe is available as part of the Universe registration


Direct+ Release 1.19.7 (May 16, 2019)

Typeahead Search

The following elements have been added to the request and response:

Find Competitors

Adding tradeUp flag as part of the request

CMPCMA

The following elements have been added to the response:


Direct+ Release 1.19.6 (April 17, 2019)

Criteria Search

Mini Investigation - Submit Request

streetAddressLine1 length has been increased to 64 characters

CMPCMA

The following elements have been added to the response:


Direct+ Release 1.19.5 (March 28, 2019)

CMPCVF

The following elements have been added to the response:

New Data Product: CMPCMA

A new data product is available that provides details on the company for customer management accounts.

See the API documentation for complete information:

Direct+ Release 1.19.4 (March 6, 2019)

Criteria Search

The search has been modified to replace apostrophes with white space while searching.

CMPELF

The following elements have been added to the response:

CMPFCD, CMPTPF

Restricted thirdPartyValuationRatios to deliver the most recent 5 years of data available, based on the thirdPartyValuationRatios.effectiveDate

Direct+ Release 1.19.3 (February 15, 2019)

NEW API: Refresh Check

A new API is available that allows customers to check if the D-U-N-S Number® of a given product has been updated after a specified date.

See the API documentation for complete information:

Contact Search: Standard & Premium

The following possible values have been added to industryCodes.typeDnbcode search parameter:

Competitors Search

The following parameters have been added to the request and response:

Reference Data


Direct+ Release 1.19.2 (January 24, 2019)

Criteria Search

New Data Product: CMPELF

A new data product is available that provides details on the company profile, executive team members, latitude and longitude, URL, stock ticker, and company financials.

See the API documentation for complete information:

NEW API: Consolidated Assessment Report (CAR) Investigation

A new API is available that allows compliance customers to request, track, and receive results of a business investigation; it includes the following features:

See the API documentation for complete information:


Direct+ Release 1.19.1.1 (January 17, 2019)

CMPELK v2

The following elements have been added to the response:

New Data Products: CMPFMD, CMPFCD, CMPTPF

The new data products are available as part of the Company Profile APIs.

New Data Product: AASSEM

A new data product is available that applies Dun & Bradstreet's proprietary modeling techniques to corporate family linkage information to extrapolate and complete entity, site, and region-specific size data more accurately.

See the API documentation for complete information:


Direct+ Release 1.19.1 (January 10, 2019)

Multi-Process v2

In order to implement entitlements for Multi-Process, the product ID and version ID have been moved from within the input file to the body in Job Submission as a required request parameters.

Version 1 has been deprecated. Customers who have Version 1 already implemented, will need to migrate to Version 2. All new implementations should use Version 2.

For more information, please see the documentation.


Direct+ Release 1.18.8.2 (December 7, 2018)

New API: Competitors Search

A new API is available that allows customers to find competitors for a specified D-U-N-S Number.

See the API documentation for complete information:

Search: Contacts Standard & Premium

WVI, IP

The following parameter has been added to the request and response for all WVI IP response variations:

Reference Data

The following categories and codes have been added to the API:

Direct+ Release 1.18.8.1 (November 28, 2018)

New API: News and Media

A new API is available that provides standard news and media content for the requested D-U-N-S Number.

See the API documentation for complete information:

Search

The Criteria and Company List Search API now allow customers to search for a list of D-U-N-S Numbers in the request.

The following parameter has been added to the request and response:

Documentation

The menus have been reorganized.


Direct+ Release 1.18.7.2 (October 24, 2018)

Documentation

Direct+ Release 1.18.7.1 (October 4, 2018)

Data API & Identity Resolution

IDR and data products no longer return inconsistent error codes when requesting Deleted or Transferred D-U-N-S Numbers.

Montoring

Multi-Process

Extended Match no longer returns a misleading error for a D-U-N-S Number that fails the data sufficiency check.

Reference Data

For more information, please see the documentation:


Direct+ Release 1.18.6.2 (September 12, 2018)

Data API & WVI

For a requested D-U-N-S Number that has been transferred, the response header now populates the location value with the URL for the retained D-U-N-S Number.
For example, if 090276815 has been transferred to 879631906

Documentation

Added an FAQ menu item as part of the Resources tab, listing all commonly asked questions.

Direct+ Release 1.18.6.1 (August 30, 2018)

Monitoring

For more information, please see the Monitoring Guide.

New Data Product: CMPCVF

A new data product is available that provides data to support entity verification needs as part of their compliance process.

See the API documentation for complete information:

New Data Product: CMPSUP

A new data product is available that provides data to verify the identity of the business, the senior principal, business size, and corporate parents.

See the API documentation for complete information:


Direct+ Release 1.18.5.2 (August 1, 2018)

Criteria Search: Company List

The new criteria search endpoint allows a maximum of 10,000 results per page.

For more information, please see the documentation:

Full Family Tree

The following elements have been added to the response:


Direct+ Release 1.18.5.1 (July 19, 2018)

Criteria Search

Increased the allowed distance for location search radius to: 100mi, 160km, or equivalent for other units.

Added the ability to search by the following NAICS Industry Codes:

Contact Search

The following elements have been added to the response:

Documentation

Added a Data Dictionary tab listing all applicable JSON paths for the available Direct+ products and capabilities. The new feature includes:

Monitoring

Universe

Added a new Universe: Fortune 1000

Element-Level Monitoring

Added Element-Level Monitoring feature that allows customers to select specific elements (by JSON path) for which to receive notifications.

These paths can be specified when creating or updating a Registration. There are two (mutually-exclusive) options:

For more information, please see the documentation:

New API: Reference Data

A new API is available that provides details on Reference Data Categories including Scots Codes and Industry Codes. There are two options for this API:

See the API documentation for complete information:


Direct+ Release 1.18.4.2 (June 20, 2018)

Full Family Tree

The following elements have been added to the response:


Direct+ Release 1.18.4.1 (May 31, 2018)

Data API

The following Trade Up request parameter has been added:

Added the following parameter to the request and response:

Search

Contact Search content is now available for UK market.

WVI, Domain

Added the following new parameters to the responses for all WVI Domain response variations:

Direct+ Release 1.18.3.2 (May 11, 2018)

Criteria Search

The following response parameters have been added:

Documentation

The following updates have been enabled on the site:


Direct+ Release 1.18.3.1 (Apr 20, 2018)

Full Family Tree

There is a new request parameter for Full Family Tree: exclusionCriteria=Branches.

If the new parameter is included, the response does not include branch nodes. Branches are identified when familytreeRolesPlayed = Branch/Division

Mini-Investigation

A Direct+ API is now available to call the Mini-Investigation service. Please see:

Criteria Search

Criteria Search API now allows a maximum of 1000 results with up to 50 results per page.

Direct+ Release 1.18.2.2 (Mar 30, 2018)

New API: Industry Profile

A new API is available that provides details on an Industry. There are two options for this API:

See the API documentation for complete information:


Direct+ Release 1.18.2.1 (Mar 8, 2018)

Contacts Search

New request parameter:

New response parameters:

Data API

Tradeup Request Parameter

The behavior of the tradeup parameter has been modified.

When executing on a request for D-U-N-S A with tradeUp=hq set, the current behavior checks that D-U-N-S Number A can be returned through the API (meets data sufficiency and product availablity rules); if not, an error message is returned.

That behavior has changed so it no longer matters if D-U-N-S A can be returned; instead it only checks if the HQ D-U-N-S Number is can be returned.

Example:

CMPELK v2

CMPLKC

Company Profile Linkage Core is a new product; if you would like more information, please contact your Dun & Bradstreet representative.

CMPLNK

Most Senior Principals and Current Principals arrays are no longer restricted to 10 values. As many entries as Dun & Bradstreet knows about will be returned.

Family Tree

The following elements have been added to the Full Family Tree response:

Monitoring

Notification Frequency

Additional options have been added for notification frequency: WEEKLY and MONTHLY.

For more information, see the documentation.