Data Solutions Insights


Digital transformation: ING Chief Innovation Officer on the need to future-proof

9th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Ignacio Juliá Vilar, Chief Innovation Officer, speaks to bobsguide about ING’s historic fintech roots, the bank’s strategy to stay competitive, and the plan for a PSD2 future. How do you approach innovation? We look at the three Cs - customer, culture and connection. Customer: we’re changing the shape of products... read more

Cloud native fintech or merely a hosted software solution? Five keys questions to determine the difference

9th November 2017

Company: StatPro Group
Cloud computing is changing the way we all consume and interact with technology. Whether this is at home with Netflix, or with devices such as Amazon Alexa, or at work, with cloud-based services like Office365, Salesforce or other specialist enterprise applications. In business, cloud computing is an enabler; it creates strategic change in the way... read more

Aiis to the Right: Down but not out after MiFID II

7th November 2017

Reg data transformation and history Down… Despite the majority of the industry’s practitioners’ opinion that the proven Aii is being replaced with the somewhat inferior ISIN symbology, MIFID II regulations have mandated ISIN use for all markets, including those existing that use the Alternative Instrument Identifier... read more

The shifting priorities of CIOs in 2018

6th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Whilst this last decade has been anointed with grand, sweeping titles, the fact remains that society is changing irreversibly. Historians of the future will look back on the post-noughties as the dramatic information shift. First, we developed the hardware, with the rise of Jobs and Wozniak, then we developed the software, and now we’re... read more

Why AI and blockchain technology is set to converge with intelligent contracts

3rd November 2017

Company: Seal Software
Technology is an ever-moving target. That’s how I’ve described it to my children, adding that it’s also one of the most demanding working environments, because every few weeks or months you need to understand and account for new technologies changing the nature of IT. In other industries, such as the medical profession,... read more

How in-memory computing can maximize the performance of modern payments, IoT and blockchain applications

1st November 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
“In-Memory Computing for Financial Services eBook, Part 2,” published by GridGain Systems, takes a detailed look at how in-memory computing platforms such as GridGain and Apache® Ignite™ can help financial services firms leverage in-memory computing to take advantage of modern payments systems, the Internet of Things (IoT),... read more

Regtech and financial inclusion: "For Millennials opening a bank account online is a no-brainer"

26th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
Onfido CEO and co-founder, Husayn Kassai, talks to bobsguide about the regtech disruption, how machines are better at detecting fraud than humans and his crusade for financial inclusion. How did you find your way to founding Onfido? Initially, my co-founders and I had experience verifying identity documents meant for an offline world. The... read more

How CFOs can assess the efficiency of data centres

24th October 2017

Company: Romonet Ltd
Due to fast evolving technology many companies are pushed to improve their agility and ability to quickly adjust to emerging market trends. To ensure their survival and growth in a hypercompetitive digital economy organisations have to constantly strive to find new ways of getting more done with less resources. Under these circumstances Chief... read more

"It's Moore's law on steroids" - Fast data meets Big Data and a whole new technological generation is born

20th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
Five years ago in the ever so tech primitive 2012, you either managed Big Data or Fast Data. There was a compromise and trade-off between the two, it was simply impossible to compute vast amounts of data in a reasonably responsive way and a real headache for data solution providers. The subsequent half decade has sought to reconcile that... read more