Reading Predictive Tea Leaves With Smart, Big Data


However, as Cam Brown, CEO of PredictHQ , told Karen Webster, the key is to find “smart” data buried within the Big Data. The PredictHQ platform aggregates and verifies about 2 billion data points across a single “global events” application programming interface ( API ).

Four opportunities for CFOs and big data


The big data era is upon us. Financial enterprises are swimming in zettabytes—a billion terabytes—of data. For financial services firms, big data can offer a path to. Managing Risk Featured CFO big data big data to manage risk gary fink big data

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Using a big data approach to overcoming banking regulatory requirements

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The data they must analyze is overwhelming. Regulatory pressure is creating a financial data analytics crisis. But the sheer amount of data in all its forms that must be analyzed is a sticking point. Integrating big data technology with risk management for a complete solution.

Financial Services will Invest $9 Billion in Big Data This Year

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Data is created at every financial transaction, and as datasets expand beyond what a single database can hold, big data is born. DataBank Exclusive Insurance Lending Mobile Open Fintech PFM Premium Sales & Marketing Startups Big Data big data analytics Investment US Bank

Business Writing Gets A Boost From Big Data


Virtual mountains of data are accumulated and analyzed via web-enabled and mobile devices, with the speed of that process getting faster and faster (and faster still with new 5G mobile network technology deployments).

What Are the Big Data Initiatives at Major Companies?

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Financial institutions and other large corporation are using Big Data for a range of successful projects and initiatives, according to a recent survey. Almost 81% of executives, surveyed by consulting firm NewVantage, characterized their big data investments as “successful.”

How CFOs can benefit from big data


Financial firms looking to deploy big data to drive better business are, in my opinion, making the right move. Accenture’s paper on the topic, Exploring Next Generation Financial Services: The Big Data Revolution, outlines some of the gains of working.

Triggering (Actionable) Big Data Insight, Always In Motion


Value-added data in motion? The fresher the data, the faster you can get insight and take action. But analyzing data in motion for faster insight and action is not just limited to payment fraud or account takeover use cases. Poetry in motion? Maybe not.

The $5B Midterm Elections And The Big Costs Of Big Data


It seems, according to reports in CNET, that data is becoming the most valuable weapon in a campaign arsenal when it comes to reaching – and, more importantly, turning out – voters. And gathering, interpreting and acting on that data – in short, trying to “moneyball” politics – is not cheap.

Can Spotify And Metallica Localize Live Shows With Big Data?


Variations of those scenarios are numerous, of course, but perhaps that gives some idea of the potential importance of a new data-backed set list endeavor involving Spotify and Metallica. Spotify digital data will help Metallica tailor its set lists for specific shows, an attempt to appeal more precisely to local audiences that — even in this age of apparent homogeneity — might have slightly different tastes than concert-goers a few hundred miles away. Spotify Data Thinking.

Big Data: ‘Strategic Spaghetti’ For Retailers


Nicole Jass, Vantiv VP of Data Products, said in a recent interview with Karen Webster that data must be the core of that strategy. But not just any heap of data will do. It must be the right data, distilled and synthesized into something retailers can actually use to help aim their flying spaghetti. Everyone loves to talk about “Big Data,” but Jass said the biggest data in the world is of little use if merchants don’t know what to do with it.

Big Data For Big Returns At Retailers Big And Small?


Thus, in the age of Big Data, how to ensure that time and money are well-spent? In an interview with PYMNTS’ Karen Webster and Nicole Jass, vice president of Data Products at Vantiv , the two delved into the ways insight (and new products) can be gleaned from Big Data, with an eye on cementing customer loyalty or forging new relationships in a hypercompetitive age of commerce.

Applications of Big Data Analytics That Yield the Most Value

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Worldwide revenues for big data and business analytics will grow from $130.1 Analytics Big data Insights Asia Big Data Analytics Europe insights USbillion in 2016 to more than $203 billion in 2020, at a CAGR of 11.7%, IDC estimated. “The.

H&M Looks To Big Data For Store Insights


To reduce markdowns and break out of a lull in sales, H&M is turning to artificial intelligence (AI) and Big Data to tailor its merchandising mix in its brick-and-mortar stores. The fashion retailer is using algorithms to gain insights from returns, receipts and data from loyalty cards to improve its bottom lines, according to news source Retail Dive reports. Retail artificial intelligence big data H&M News What's Hot

Intuit’s Big Data, Small Business Expansion


Intuit is seeking to expand its QuickBooks unit in two directions: towards small businesses and towards Big Data. To do so, reports added, QuickBooks will also need to step up its data analytics game. “We are using machine learning to help identify the types of data, services and tools that a small business needs,” Pai continued. “And we have lots of data about small businesses because of our many customers.

IBM’s Cognitive Bank: Big Data, Bigger Problems

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Last Wednesday I attended IBM’s analyst presentation on Transforming Banking and Financial Markets with Data. The crux of the presentation was the benefits of big data and cognitive analytics for financial markets. But what were not discussed are the daunting challenges and complexities a bank will face in implementing and managing a big data project. The implementation and ongoing management of data will make or break the success of cognitive computing.

EU Welcomes Big Data Legislation


As they are connected, the amount of data in existence and being created daily is truly mind boggling. quintillion bytes of data. In almost every industry, data is being […]. Financial Services analytics Big Data EMEAR EU GDPRTechnology is rapidly changing the way we live, work and play. Eight billion devices a year are being brought online. Every day, we create 2.5

Insurers, Big Data and Changing Consumer Behavior

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It’s not about having data, but what to do with it, right? Data Fintech Insights Insurance Asia Big data Europe insights insurers USRecently, someone suggested a new life insurance product to test out what would be a better fit for.

Big Lenders Need Help With Big Data, Too


Data, Horrocks noted, is today an especially poignant point of friction for financial institutions in the lending process. “Banks struggle with the connection of loan origination data to loan portfolio management data and insights,” the executive explained. ” Financial institutions today are also struggling to connect the dots between all of the ways they use data analytics to mitigate risk and add value to their lending operations, added Horrocks.

$50M Accelerates Big Data Startup Towards IPO


Big Data management firm MapR is looking to go public, but before it does, the company announced a big funding round. 9) said MapR Technologies raised $50 million from several big-name backers. The company provides Big Data management services to the enterprise and recently announced a 100 percent increase in its bookings compared to the year prior. B2B Payments B2B B2B startup B2B venture capital big data ipo MapR What's Hot In B2B

AI, Big Data And Automation Take Center Stage At NRF


During the three-day event, retail industry leaders discussed artificial intelligence, Big Data and automation. Drawing more than 600 exhibitors, the convention featured sessions with leaders from Walmart, Best Buy, Neiman Marcus and other big-name merchants. Retail AI alibaba Amazon automation Best Buy big data china neiman marcus News NRF walmart What's Hot

Big Data: Friend or Foe?

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Big data has become an immense part of any sort of sophisticated decision-making tool for financial institutions. Analytics API Authentication Banking Commerce Cybersecurity Data Analysis Fintech Fraud / Risk Innovation Insights Asia Big data Europe insights US

Big Data and Analytics: Keys to Bank Innovation in Distribution and Marketing


Banks are relying more and more upon Big Data and analytics to transform their distribution and marketing strategies. Everyday Bank Featured banking innovation Big Data

Planixs Taps Big Data Tools Into FinServ


Big Data and analytics firm Planixs is entering further into the financial services market with help from Infor , a company that builds applications for an array of verticals, including FinServ. 1) said Planixs and Infor will collaborate on Planixs’ Realiti solution, a platform that aggregates and analyzes data from external accounts and systems for real-time insight. B2B Payments B2B big data finserv innovation Infor Planixs What's Hot In B2B

Treasurers Trust Big Data For Real-Time Risk Assessment


But Big Data lands new capabilities in the hands of corporate treasurers and other executives that yields active, real-time assessments of risks from multiple angles, from counterparties to compliance. A new white paper from treasury management solution provider Hazeltree emphasizes the crucial role metrics and data play in counterparty risk management and mitigation for buy-side treasurers, for instance.

Big Data 4 Small Business Wins Visa/US Bank Big Hack For Small Business Competition


Bank and Visa co-hosted the “Big Hack for Small Business” hackathon over the weekend, with the winner emerging as Big Data 4 Small Business. The team at Big Data 4 Small Business developed a solution that Visa said offers merchant-defined, enrichment-promoting analytics tailored to retailers. Innovation APIs big data 4 small business elavon Hackathon News Retail SMBs U.S.

Big Data, For Big Supply Chain (And Payments) Improvement


The rise of Big Data means that firms can use technology to pinpoint weaknesses in workflow that stretch across back-office functions, in invoicing to receivables management, and up and down supply chains as firms interact with vendors, timed deliveries and shipments. One firm, Celonis , uses Big Data and machine learning to help firms find heretofore hidden pockets of process weakness. B2B Payments B2B big data celonis rinke

Giving Big Data Decision-Making A Real-Time Touch


Big data, big data, big data. We all know the term, understand its significance and have seen plenty of examples across the industry of how businesses are utilizing massive amounts of data (and the applied analytics needed to make sense of it all) as a competitive edge in the market. But what if the way companies are going about big data and analytics is all wrong? Basically, a good big data and analytics architect is hard to find.

Mastercard pokes holes in 'big data' ROI

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In an advancing digital age, banks and merchants rarely question the data that advanced analytics and artificial intelligence can provide about their customers' financial and payments habits. But are they using data analytics to its fullest potential? Big data Analytics Payment processing Mastercard

To Optimize Supply Chains, Big Data Must Have The Need For Speed


One of the biggest selling points of distributed ledger technology (DLT) is its ability to preserve the integrity of data. “Blockchain gives you an immutable database — the data cannot be corrupted by any one agent,” he told PYMNTS in a recent interview.

AI and Big Data: The Yin and Yang of Technical Innovation

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Arvind knows data, especially big data. Innovation today seems to be driven by data. AI relies on data. Just implementing any kind of artificial intelligence means you need two data sets: A training data set. A testing data set.

IoT, Big Data And The Tech Fueling Better B2B eCommerce


The Role Of Data. One of the residual effects of eCommerce’s explosion is the accessibility to troves of data on consumer shopping habits. Today, any shopper on Amazon can make a purchase and then automatically be recommended similar products they might enjoy, thanks to data analytics technology. Corporations tend to make higher-value purchases, and with the use of purchase orders and other paper documents, the data is less accessible.

Breaches are making big data small

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The challenge has been aligning the data-sharing ecosystem in a way that simplifies access and enhances consumer control while ensuring a high level of security, says Finicity's Steve Smith. Financial institutions Data privacy rules Risk management ISO and agent Data breaches Payment processing Merchant

Is Online Lending Ignoring Big Data Risks?

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Elevate Credit Inc., which is pining to get to an IPO, today announced that it hired a new chief information officer.

Breaking Banks: Big Data Use in Real Time Transactions [AUDIO]

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Next up was data and its use in providing context to the consumer experience. Brett King opened yesterday’s episode of Breaking Banks with the new Citibank report, which suggests disruption will lead to a 30% cut in employees across the retail banking sector.