Data Solutions Insights


The role of big data in banking and how it can be used to drive a successful omnichannel strategy

5th February 2018

Company: Auriga
With the proliferation of the internet and smart devices, businesses have access to more data than ever before. Finding ways to extract value from this data has been a goal for some time, and led to a great deal of hype around big data (so-called digital “black gold”). Nonetheless, there are real rich insights that could be elicited... read more

Editor’s picks | Is 2018 the year blockchain sees mass adoption in financial services?

2nd February 2018

Company: bobsguide
Moving beyond experiments to solving payments in capital markets with blockchains Arjun Jayaram, Founder & CEO, Baton Systems It has been no secret that banks are thoroughly testing blockchain applications and some have even begun to apply the technology to key business ventures. However, while most would agree that innovation is pivotal... read more

The five most significant trends in blockchain right now | Blockchain Week 2018 takeaways

30th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
Last week many of the brightest minds in the blockchain development community gathered to share ideas on the technology’s future across a broad range of industries. As was the case in 2017, the widespread opinion continued to be that financial services is a key target industry for blockchain to disrupt, much of the conversation focused... read more

The most significant AI trends for fintech in 2018

29th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
bobsguide caught up with Gurjeet Singh, Co-founder and Executive Chairman of Ayasdi, to discuss how AI will go in 2018. Ayasdi offers an enterprise-grade artificial intelligence platform that leverages big data to make intelligent business applications; for instance, Ayasdi has an application that powers parts of HSBC’s anti-money... read more

The eight blockchain companies to watch out for in 2018

24th January 2018

Company: bobsguide
Also read our top five most significant trends in blockchain right now for even more understanding of the current blockchain landscape. Back by popular demand is the bobsguide ‘fintechs to watch’ series. To kick things off, in this article we list the eight blockchain-based fintechs we think will stand-out from the... read more

AI, Big Data, Digitisation, Blockchain: The fintech that will dominate 2018

10th January 2018

Company: DataArt
Global technology consultancy DataArt expects to see a handful of financial technology (fintech) trends that emerged in 2017 to strengthen significantly in 2018. In particular, the growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the industry will be exponential for three main reasons; hugely increased opportunities for improved customer centricity;... read more

De-risking trade finance operations: A transitional approach

8th January 2018

Company: essDOCS
The cost of compliance efforts for banks has increased exponentially in recent years. This is especially true for those banks that are active in the global trade finance domain, where the overwhelming expectation is for compliance requirements to become even more complex, strict and challenging over time.    One US-headquartered bank... read more

The most significant fintech acquisitions of the year | Fintech Recap 2017

28th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
JPMorgan Chase & Co. has announced its plan to acquire WePay JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced its plan to acquire WePay to make it easy for business app makers and independent software vendors (ISVs) to seamlessly integrate payments into the software commonly used by small businesses. Chase and WePay will ease payment friction for both... read more

US fintechs to watch in 2017: Were we right? | Fintech Recap 2017

21st December 2017

Company: bobsguide
As part of our 2017 roundup, we're looking back on predictions we made of the US startups to watch this year. Were we right?  What we thought then: The fintech sector has been growing at an exponential rate in the past few years. Global investment in the fintech industry currently stands at a staggering $49.7bn per year, with the... read more

Trends: Data wars - Can banks ever get ahead of cybercrime? | Fintech Recap 2017

20th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
It is a constant arms war that costs banks millions of dollars each year to combat the attacks of increasingly sophisticated criminals. Do banks have the resources and skill to get ahead of the cybercriminals?  The short answer is no. Ever since criminals realised that bank heists were no longer a viable risk strategy, they’ve... read more