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Graph Analytics Powers Insights in Financial Services

When a new technology emerges, financial services firms often are among the first adopters. Anything that can provide banks, investment houses, or insurance companies a competitive edge is given a shot. So it’s not sur Read more…

Machine Learning-Based Real-Time Threat Detection for Banks

The business impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to unfold worldwide for the financial services industry. The “new normal” has not only given rise to unprecedented operational challenges, but also provided fert Read more…

Mortgage and Lending Considerations During and After COVID-19

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has presented the world with unprecedented challenges and new norms to adapt to: workforces going completely virtual and digital, little to zero travel, and significant uncertainty for small Read more…

Detecting Money Laundering Networks Using H2O Driverless AI

Artificial Intelligence has evolved from being a buzz word to a reality today. It is making a positive impact on several industries, and the financial sector hasn’t been left untouched. The financial services industry Read more…

AI Comes to Financial Services

Add the sourcing and procurement of financial services to the growing list of AI-based applications. HSBC, the London-based banker and financial services vendor, is teaming with well-heeled AI enterprise application s Read more…

Cost Savings Benefits of Financing SaaS Solutions

Software-as-a-service (SaaS) is becoming the option of choice for organizations looking for the accessibility and versatility of software solutions without the need to rely on installing and running applications on their Read more…

Financial Services Firms Have Successfully Modernized IT Despite Heavy Regulation, and You Can, Too

Financial services organizations constantly seek to accelerate their time to insights because it can deliver significant benefits to the organization. Examples abound where data truly changes the business for the better: Read more…

Weathering the Next ‘Great’ Storm in the Market

This is not an article about the joys and wonders of machine learning or big data. Instead, this article is about a pernicious, unsolved problem in investment finance we continue to ignore, for which machine learning and Read more…

How to Finance a SaaS Solution

The way clients order and pay for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions continues to evolve. While many SaaS offerings are available on a month-to-month basis, most enterprise deals offer a discount for pre-paid multi-y Read more…

Why Wait? Acquire the analytics solutions you need now. Defer payments until 2017.

The last quarter of the year is a time when many businesses and organizations face two competing challenges: building out analytics solutions and infrastructure to deal with a surge in new opportunities, and managing to Read more…

Survey: Big Data Goes Mainstream

Financial services firms remain the biggest users of big data technologies in the most recent survey of adoption rates for Fortune 1000 companies. However, the annual survey by management consultant NewVantage Partner Read more…

Funding Big Data Projects Using IBM Global Financing (IGF)

All companies and organizations face the challenge of extracting the maximum return from their capital investments. Flexible financing options can help minimize up-front payments and better align project outlays with the Read more…

Three Ways Big Data is Impacting Financial Services

Companies across industries rely on complicated processes to generate the data they need to drive business. But all too often, these processes are slow and are limited by storage capacity.  Today, many companies in the Read more…

Big Data: A View from Wall Street

As capital markets software expert Alexander Makeyenkov shares with us this week, "Financial institutions are looking to develop high-performance real-time applications with a number of goals in mind, both business and technical. From a business standpoint, they are trying to illustrate the lifecycle of their products... Read more…

How Four Financial Giants Crunch Big Data

When it comes to big data at financial, risk and banking organizations, data size is only a small part of the problem. The real challenge, at least according to information managers at Bank of America, Credit Suisse and others is dealing with data complexity and speeding the time to results. Whether the end goal is focused on making portfolio assessments in.... Read more…

Financial Services’ Big Data To-Do List

This week SunGard consultants, with the help of IDC financial analysts, developed a practical list of the challenges and opportunities that the financial services industry faces as data volume, complexity, and the need for ever-increasing speed continue to grow with.... Read more…

Mr. Watson Goes to Wall Street

IBM has already been able to establish a series of compelling use cases for Watson in healthcare, but if the price is right (and it seems like it could be in this case) financial services could be where the fruits of the massive IBM labor.... Read more…

The Best Kept Secret in Big Analytics?

When a company calls itself a "best kept secret" bells should go off that they might be covering for a lack of business. One exception to this, however, is 1010data--a company that has grown quietly within the ranks of Fortune 500 financial and retail firms and is moving into the spotlight. Read more…

Netuitive Banking on Predictive Analytics

Resource management and monitoring software provider, Netuitive says that they are banking big on their future in financial services with their predictive analytics enabled platform. With a large number of global banking customers under its belt, the company is confident in the face of big banking data application monitoring. Read more…

Research Spawns “Anomalator” to Fight Financial Collapse

New software from Pacific Northwest Laboratory and Battelle that relies on sophisticated wells of financial services data looks for trends and anomalies in reporting information to alert officials and investors of forthcoming problems from bad investments and fraud. Read more…

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