Data Solutions Insights


Revolutionising asset and wealth management, spread betting and fintech with in-memory computing

12th December 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
Digital Transformation is taking place in every industry, and the extent and pace of change in financial services is truly breathtaking. “In-Memory Computing for Financial Services eBook, Part 1” published by GridGain Systems, explored how in-memory computing platforms such as Apache® Ignite™ and GridGain support rapidly... read more

Fintech trends: The rise of AI | Fintech 2017 Recap

8th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
This article on 2017’s AI comes very recently after Google’s AutoML project created an AI child that was smarter than AI built by humans. The ‘child AI’ called NASANet was created by two parent AIs and utilises ‘reinforcement learning’ that enables it to report, learn and improve from its parent AIs. Whilst... read more

Influencer Interview: Spiros Margaris reflects on the past 12 months | Fintech Recap 2017

6th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
A year after Spiros Margaris last spoke to bobsguide, we invited him back to see whether his predictions for 2017 had come true. We also talked about whether ageism is an issue in fintech and what exactly is needed to make a successful startup, as well as which ingredients make the best technologies. You’ve been named fintech’s... read more

Five UK startups to watch: Were we right? | Fintech Recap 2017

4th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
Over the next month we will be looking back at fintech in 2017 from every angle, in order to determine the most significant developments in the industry during that time. This article looks back on an article we did in February which predicted the top UK fintechs to watch for 2017. Were we right? How have those fintechs performed and what has... read more

Interview with CRO of Atom Bank: how a digital bank deals with modern risks

30th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
Chris Sparks, Chief Risk Officer at Atom Bank, spoke to bobsguide to discuss nightmare risks, the burgeoning technological revolution in risk management and how a digital challenger bank is approaching PSD2 and GDPR. Chris started out in risk management with a grounding in computational mathematics and data analysis. After leading the analytics... read more

How In-Memory Computing can help insurance companies thrive in the face of rapid change

29th November 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
Along with most industries that rely on technology, the insurance industry faces great challenges and opportunities. Technology-powered capabilities, such as online and mobile apps, smart contracts, Robotic Process Automation (RPA), and telematics, offer new ways to engage customers, streamline internal processes and improve risk assessment. At the... read more

Influencer Interview: Part 2, Chris Gledhill roadmapping PSD2 and 2018 banking

27th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
The second part of the 'Influencer interview' with Chris Gledhill looks at the specificities of how Neural Network AIs will change the financial landscape, whilst Chris also takes a shot at mapping how PSD2 will pan out.  Will the neural network AIs replace the human doing the credit scoring then? Neural network AIs will have... read more

Eight key benefits of cloud technology for Client Lifecycle Management

27th November 2017

Company: Fenergo
Cloud technology has developed and evolved in line with the myths that surround it. Up until 15 months ago, banks were publicly reticent about transferring core banking services to the cloud for a number of regulatory and security concerns, including concerns over the confidentiality of data, lack of control of data, data breaches, as well as... read more

Editor's pick: 50 days until PSD2

24th November 2017

Company: bobsguide
With 50 days to go until PSD2 comes into force on the 13th of January 2018, we've compiled five articles to help clarify and keep you, the digital finance industry, updated on all aspects of PSD2. Everything you want to know about PSD2 but were too afraid to ask Alara Basul, Reporter, bobsguide The Second Payment Services Directive... read more

Getting to grips with data security – 10 Tips for success

24th November 2017

Company: Digital Guardian
In recent years, the financial services industry has been shaken by a string of public cyber attacks targeting high-street names such as Tesco Bank, Equifax and Lloyds. With financial data being one of the most sought after and most frequently targeted data types, it’s perhaps not surprising that attackers sometimes succeed in breaching... read more