Data Solutions Insights

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Why energy companies need analytics to navigate constantly changing markets

10th October 2017

North American energy markets have undergone massive changes in the last decade. Easing export regulations, technological innovation, the rise of LNG, and increased focus on renewable energy have shifted the focus toward lower cost and more environmentally friendly sources of fuel. Energy companies need to stay on top of these trends to ensure... read more
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The key to optimising marketing channels for financial services businesses

10th October 2017

Company: Fospha
In our previous article, we examined how financial services can ensure they are making the most of their customer data by effectively capturing and integrating it to form a cohesive customer view. But just having your data integrated does not mean it is actionable, or telling you anything useful. For this to be the case, businesses need to turn to... read more
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The must have 2015 CFI Code for MiFID II

9th October 2017

Not just here and now, but now and then Reg data transformation and history Here and now… EMIR reporting for listed derivatives required the use of the ISO standard Classification of Financial Instruments or CFI code and following its 2015 update under ISO 10962, its use is further mandated under CSDR (European Central Securities... read more
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What is GDPR?: The implications you need to know

9th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
The facts What? General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) When? 25th May, 2018 (Adopted by European Parliament in April, 2016) By? EU’s Article 29 Working Party (and replaced under GDPR by the European Data Protection Board (EDPB)) Applies to whom? Controllers and processors of personal data collected within the EU (effectively... read more
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Building a blockchain MVP

6th October 2017

Company: DataArt
At our consultancy, we are seeing more and more big clients looking at using distributed ledger technologies to change and eventually substitute existing business processes with enhanced alternatives, and it clearly shows that the market for distributed ledger technologies grows over time exponentially. Nonetheless, I ought to say that blockchain... read more
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The importance of customer data integration in financial services

5th October 2017

Company: Fospha
Today, more data is generated in a 24-hour period than ever before - with 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created daily across the globe (IBM, 2017). And with 90% of the worlds’ data having been created in the last two years alone (IBM, 2017), it is clear to see that data will only continue to grow. In this data economy, all kinds of... read more
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Cloud native, deployment-model transformation in financial services

4th October 2017

The consumerisation of IT has arrived and is having a deep and dramatic effect on our everyday lives. In fact, whether we realise it or not, digitalisation has seeped into our subconscious to the point that it has altered digital interactions as well as assumptions of what is expected. We expect a seamless client experience, which translates... read more
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Will biometrics be the optimal solution to GDPR compliance?

1st October 2017

Company: Crossmatch
The two year transition period for countries within the EU (including the UK, whose government has already confirmed that it will be implementing corresponding law with the same thresholds) to transpose the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) into national law comes to an end in May 2018. Although still nine months out, this deadline is... read more
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The evolving demands on financial services firms: Is your technology infrastructure ready?

26th September 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
No other industry has been impacted by evolving technology more than financial services. Mobile banking, 24-hour trading, and the dramatic rise in the total amount of data that needs to be processed have put tremendous pressure on system performance and scale. Meanwhile, evolving regulations, the expanding scope of financial fraud and the continued... read more
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How HSBC is using AI in its anti-money laundering compliance

21st September 2017

Company: bobsguide
Gurjeet Singh, co-founder and Executive Chairman of Ayasdi, spoke to bobsguide about the challenges of compliance with anti-money laundering, the characteristics of AI, and how AI is vastly improving false positive rates on suspicious security reports. How did you find your way to Ayasdi? I did my graduate work in computational mathematics... read more