Data Solutions Insights

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Big data can help boost small business growth

2nd December 2014

Company: bobsguide
The Times has reported that cloud-based address management provider, Postcode Anywhere have built software to convert website visitors into paying customers. Using the big data collected by their customers, Postcode Anywhere have been able to achieve a unified view of what their customers are doing on their site, from buying a product, making a... read more
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Top technology trends in Payments, Risk and Fraud 2014

1st December 2014

Company: UKFraud
1. Big-Data – Big-data has become a buzz-word to capture many things, but in finding risks and fraud, the more data that we look at, the better chance we have of finding unusual features and problems that should not be there. The manipulation of data and looking for such anomalies and patterns is getting ever faster and better – and... read more
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Fintech is coming of age

28th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
Fintech is causing disruption everywhere and is moving past its infancy in terms of acceptance and growth within the financial services sector. During the StrategyEye ‘The future of fintech is now’ event in partnership with Barclays Accelerator earlier this week, the growth and impact of fintech was discussed by some of the... read more
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78% of FIMA delegates say regulatory change has accelerated their data strategy

17th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
78% of delegates at the FIMA 2014 conference last week said that that regulatory change has accelerated their data strategy rather than slow it down. FIMA brings together the reference data and risk management community every year in London and this year during the Flash Panel: The impact of regulatory change on your data strategy – what... read more
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Startupbootcamp FinTech: Ones to watch

13th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
With news that the UK and Ireland is now the fastest-growing region for Financial Technology (FinTech) investment, and considering the FinTech hub that London has become, it must be difficult for venture capitalists, angel investors and financial institutions to decide which start-ups to invest in. Startupbootcamp FinTech is one of the accelerator... read more
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Desktop Strategy: Why virtualisation is not the (only) answer

10th November 2014

Company: Adapt
Five to ten years ago, many organisations did not have a desktop strategy at all - a desktop was simply an end-user device, provided based on need and budget.  There was often little thought given to the cost and complexity of managing these devices over their lifetimes and even less thought given to the business impact of these devices not... read more
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For Financial Services Firms, High Performance Computing Capabilities are a Matter of Competitive Advantage

7th November 2014

Company: IO
High performance computing (HPC), sometimes referred to as “supercomputing” is the use of aggregated computing power (e.g., computing servers and clusters) to solve problems that are computationally intensive or data intensive. And it’s on the rise: According to research firm MarketsandMarkets, the global HPC market was worth... read more
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Interview: Citihub explains how to approach regulatory compliance with public cloud services

7th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
According to Citihub’s latest white paper, How to approach Regulatory Compliance with Public Cloud Services, the financial services industry is on the cusp of a global wave of cloud adoption. However, convincing regulators that cloud adoption does not comprise financial institutions ability to manage risks relating to information security is... read more
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FinTech Innovation Awards 2015: 18th March 2015 at The Brewery, London

6th November 2014

Company: bobsguide
We are pleased to announce that the FinTech Innovation Awards will be hosted on the 18th of March 2015 at The Brewery, in the heart of the City of London. The FinTech Innovation Awards were launched to recognise the very best initiatives, systems and products created and delivered by the global financial and payments technology... read more
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Global Derivatives Trade Reporting is Hard! What Firms are Doing to Get it Right

5th November 2014

Company: Risk Focus, Inc.
'Major Bank Fined $** Million for Inaccurate and Incomplete Trade Reporting.’ How long will it be before we see that headline describing a CFTC (Dodd-Frank) or ESMA (EMIR) regulatory action?  A recent ₤4.7 million fine levied by the FCA for MiFID-related trade misreporting shows the regulators are serious. Headlines like this... read more