big data

COLUMN: PSD2 laggards no surprise

That five of the nine banks won’t be fully ready for the initial compliance deadline is disappointing but not entirely surprising as the Jan. 13 date was always viewed as a ‘rolling start’ to open banking. The six-week testing phase ...

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Tech titans provide lessons in data personalization

“Personalize or perish” may be the mantra for financial services companies looking to remain relevant in this era of data generation and interpretation, Dr. Louise Beaumont suggests. Dr. Beaumont is a strategic advisor at digital transformation agency SapientRazorfish and co-chair of the ...

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Canadian execs dither on big data reliance

Results of a new survey by Queen’s University’s Smith School of Business paint a conflicting picture of the influence of big data and executive’s reliance on it. More than half (52 percent) believe they rely too much on data and ...

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Goldman Sachs-led group bets big on big data

Goldman Sachs leads a group investing $25 million in big data visual analytics company Zoomdata. New investor Comcast Ventures was joined by previous investors Accel, Columbus Nova Technology Partners, NEA and Razor’s Edge as additional investors. Zoomdata employs patented data ...

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Startup traction all about easing pain points

Count Gilad Woltsovitch among those entrepreneurs whose personal experience played a critical role in the formulation of his company. Mr. Woltsovitch is co-CEO and head of product at Backed, a platform providing young borrowers with accessible and affordable loan products ...

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Timing perfect for pivot to Credibly, CEO Goldman says

Glenn Goldman said the implications arising from the confirmation of a new credit facility and internal growth made it the ideal time to rebrand Retail Capital into Credibly. Mr. Goldman, Credibly’s CEO, said the series of announcements is the culmination ...

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