• Should Banks Fear Fintech?

    September 22, 2017

    Contrary to the perceived threat of technology disruption to the banking sector, experts have allayed those fears, insisting that Fintech can and will revolutionise banking. Financial technology (FinTech) experts who assembled in Lagos for a two-day  disruptive innovation conference held recently at the instance of Interswitch, ... Read More
  • The Data Science Inside the Bloomberg Terminal

    September 21, 2017

    The second driver is the changing face of finance.  “Finance as a whole is becoming more programmatic, more machine-driven, less about working from your gut, more about very careful data analysis,” he says. “We’re enabling our clients to interact with ... Read More
  • 6 Ways GPU Acceleration is Disrupting Financial Analytics

    September 20, 2017

    Keeping up with the volume of data and the complexity of analysis has not been easy. Organizations cannot be competitive while waiting for slow queries or overnight batch reports. Legacy databases and analytics tools have maxed out their capabilities. A ... Read More
  • The Amazing Ways Coca Cola Uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) And Big Data To Drive Success

    September 19, 2017

    Coca Cola is known to have ploughed extensive research and development resources into artificial intelligence (AI) to ensure it is squeezing every drop of insight it can from the data it collects. Fruits of this research were unveiled earlier this year ... Read More
  • How IIoT enables the factory of the future

    September 18, 2017

    There’s no value in the data without advanced algorithms of machine learning. Value can be created in surprisingly simple ways by putting data to work. Peloton Tech’s truck platooning system is a case study that illustrates how IIoT is already creating value. The system uses vehicle-to-vehicle ... Read More
  • Objectives and accuracy in machine learning

    September 15, 2017

    Let us be very clear. If the only thing that your analytic project delivers is insight, it has almost certainly failed. Your objective must not be merely to discover something that you didn’t know, or to quantify something that you thought you ... Read More
  • The IoT journey for manufacturers: Concept, production and beyond

    September 14, 2017

    Many articles written about the internet of things focus on collecting data insights, yet few explain the IoT journey itself. Navigating the path to connect appliances and start generating data is easier if companies understand best practices, as well as ... Read More
  • Artificial Insurance? How Machine Learning is Transforming Underwriting

    September 13, 2017

    For an industry that has proven resistant to change for centuries, insurance is now undergoing a digital revolution. With the advent of more machine learning algorithms, underwriters are bringing in more information to better gauge risk and offer more tailor-made ... Read More