• How to Build a Data-Driven Culture

    October 12, 2017

    What drives companies to have a successful data-driven culture? It’s important to understand that it’s not necessarily about the data itself. That’s secondary. The technology itself comes in third. Data-driven decision-making is first and foremost about the organization. The most important—and ... Read More
  • How five businesses are using AI and big data today

    October 11, 2017

    Predictive analytics can be defined as a form of data mining that uses statistical modeling to analyze historical patterns, and then uses these models to project future outcomes. The deployment of artificial intelligence allows analytics technologies to spot relationships between ... Read More
  • 5 Myths About Artificial Intelligence (AI) You Must Stop Believing

    October 9, 2017

    Very few subjects in science and technology are causing as much excitement right now as artificial intelligence (AI). In a lot of cases this is good reason, as some of the world’s brightest minds have said that it’s potential to ... Read More
  • How Analytics and Machine Learning can Save Your Life

    September 28, 2017

    As the use of intelligent algorithms, machine learning and natural language processing becomes more entrenched in advanced data analytics, technology will increasingly supplement the skills of humans to produce faster and more accurate medical diagnoses. Read More
  • Machine learning: how does it actually work?

    September 25, 2017

    Technology comes down to speed and consistency, not tricks. And machine learning is based on technology, making it easy to explain in human terms. So, let’s get down to it: We will be solving a real problem by means of ... Read More
  • 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