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How To Put Machine Learning To Work For Your Business

Machine learning has been driving innovation in product features for several years, becoming a vital component of enhancing the consumer experience. However, in terms of what machine learning (ML) — and specifically, artificial intelligence (AI) — can do, we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg. As a business leader, you may feel a bit…
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22nd March 2019 0

iSign International works with SoftPoint to create ‘unhackable digital wallet’

US-based cybersecurity solution developer iSign International has partnered with SoftPoint to build a secure, ‘unhackable’ digital wallet. By working together to create qkerPAY, the companies are hoping to give consumers and businesses a secure platform for online and offline payments. The new solution claims to be unhackable and this is achieved by utilising iSign’s six-factor…
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13th March 2019 0

The rise of ‘GiantTech’ poses a giant test for regulators

It’s almost become a distant memory, the near collapse of the financial system. Regulators were overwhelmed by increasing technical complexity, competitive product innovation run amok and global financial institutions that leap-frogged sovereign regulatory boundaries. Regulators, with no global framework to conduct oversight and decades of laissez faire regulation, had neither the tools nor the manpower…
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12th March 2019 0

CubeLogic acquires Energy and Commodity Surveillance provider FERDEC

Transaction surveillance capabilities to be fully integrated within the RiskCubed risk management suite of solutions Thursday 7th March 2019 – London and Berlin. CubeLogic, the leader in business intelligence (BI) enabled risk management solutions, announces the completion of a significant acquisition of Berlin based FERDEC. FERDEC provide market leading transaction surveillance solutions for Energy and…
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7th March 2019 0

Risk, finance and regulatory reporting: adopting an integrated approach

Certain features are essential for handling the soaring amounts and types of data demanded by regulators, but others depend on each firm’s particular circumstances. That’s according to Jeroen Van Doorsselaere, VP, global risk and finance, for Wolters Kluwer’s finance, risk and reporting business. The financial services industry has gotten used to the idea that regulators…
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6th March 2019 0

Don’t just check that box. What if regulatory compliance actually enhanced business innovation and performance

“For companies, regulatory compliance does not mean just checking a box to keep the dogs at bay. It can mean achieving performance benchmarks that move the company forward,” says Ronald Lear, the CMMI Institute’s Director of IP Development. Organisations of all sizes are coming to grips with an increasingly troubling paradox. On one side, regulators…
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26th February 2019 0

Transforming the Service Desk: Adding AI to the Team

As the workplace becomes increasingly digital, enterprise IT departments are adding a new member to the team: AI technology. Digital transformation has greatly enhanced enterprise productivity. Cloud solutions have replaced outdated, on-premises systems and bulky, physical assets are disappearing from desks. But the increasing number of digital users also produces mass amounts of service requests.…
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25th February 2019 0

Forget Sandboxes: Why Governments Should Accept Licensing From Other Jurisdictions

When the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority announced the first round of Fintechs for their regulatory sandbox in 2015, it was heralded as a progressive move and reinforced the UK’s dedication to financial innovation. The FCA is now hosting their fourth cohort of companies, and it is evident that this may not be the right model…
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15th February 2019 0

BankThink Bank regulators are getting serious about innovation

I predict we’ll look back on 2019 as the breakthrough year when the U.S. financial agencies moved, each and all, to begin the digital modernization of regulation and compliance. Regulatory change is slow by nature — by design, really, because getting things wrong can do so much damage. It’s also buffeted by political winds that…
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5th February 2019 0

Fintech Revolution: From Data Management to the New Financial Ecosystem

The place of technology has transformed in our lifetime, moving from the mainframe to the palm of our hands. Once it meant efficiency, but now it’s enabling our lives, and whole economies, to change. In the 1970s, my mother was a COBOL programmer, working for Hammersmith Council. There were sandbags around the mainframe; it had…
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31st January 2019 0