Big Data

FDX Managing Director Don Cardinal Testifies Before Congress on Big Data in Banking and Financial Data Security

 Financial Data Exchange Managing Director Don Cardinal testified before the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services Task Force on Financial Technology, regarding the role of big data in financial services and the protection of consumer privacy.     Read more »

WHISHWORKS Announces Ambitious Plans for UK Growth and Global Expansion

WHISHWORKS, a Big Data specialist and MuleSoft®strategic partner for the banking and finance sector, has announced exciting expansion plans across the USA and the Middle East as it grows its customer base, increases headcount and reports its highest ever year-on-year revenue growth. Read more »

Big Data made simple

We are now creating more data in every two days than was created from the dawn of civilisation all the way up to 2003 (a figure in the area of five exabytes or 5 trillion megabytes). This has led to a lot of talk around 'Big' data. And with it, came the popular misconception that the term ‘Big’ refers to the size of the data. Of course size matters, but it does not signify what Big Data is all about. Why? Because, no matter how ‘big’ your data... more Read more »

Tieto Intelligent Wellbeing is the first Nordic AI and big data platform to receive CE certification

Tieto Intelligent Wellbeing data platform has received CE certification for medical devices. This EU certification is the first of its kind in the Nordics for a big data and AI platform, and enables extending the use from medical research purposes to daily clinical care of patients. Read more »

ITRS releases integrations to monitor leading open source big data technologies

ITRS has released a set of six fully-supported integrations to monitor key big data technologies used in financial services today including Kafka, Hadoop, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Cassandra and Elasticsearch. This means ITRS Geneos clients will now have the ability to troubleshoot, analyse and optimise the performance of applications running on a big data stack. Read more »

Leveraging Big Data Analytics in Banking

While the generic benefits of Big Data Analytics are known, applying it in the context of banking for fraud prevention and cross-sell must be approached differently.   Read more »

RavenPack Secures $5 Million Funding

RavenPack, the big data analytics provider for financial services, is today excited to announce it has secured $5 million backing from Draper Esprit, a leading venture firm involved in the creation, funding and development of high-growth technology businesses. Read more »

European Central Bank Proceeds Enormous Amounts of Data by TARGET2-Securities Platform

Enormous amounts of data are inserted into and have to be processed by the European Central Bank’s securities settlement platform TARGET2-Securities (T2S) day by day. The system works perfectly. But this does not mean that T2S has already achieved its ultimate goal. Read more »

Advanced Logic Analytics Launchs Into the Global Financial Services Marketplace

Advanced Logic Analytics (ALA), a provider of enterprise big data and finance analytics solutions for buy- and sell-side institutions and other financial firms, is pleased to announce its launch into the global financial services marketplace to address the market`s growing requirement for big data analytics. Read more »

Findings Reveal Big Data Disconnect in the Boardroom

Almost nine out of 10 (88%) C-level executives agree that Business intelligence (BI) and data analytics will be crucial to the future of their business, but just 17% say their business intelligence strategy is championed by a senior member of the business with enterprise-wide standards to govern technology. These are the findings of a new report “Plotting the data journey in the boardroom”, which reveals a clear disconnect between the perceived... more Read more »

Big Data & Analytics for Banking Summit

Unite with 150+ senior financial professionals including speakers from Citi, Goldman Sachs, Northern Trust, New York Community Bank & loads more. Hear how banks are leveraging Big Data to support business decision-making across their organization, from customer insight to combatting fraud and risk, and explore key topics including Cryptocurrencies, Machine Learning and Credit Risk Modeling. Read more »

BizEquity and Equifax Team Up to Deliver Big Data for Small Businesses

BizEquity, the world’s leading online provider of business valuation big data,  announced a strategic relationship with Equifax, an information solutions and, global insights provider, to offer a new business valuation tool to help financial professionals prospect more effectively and small business owners better understand their business’ worth. Read more »

Planixs Teams Up with Infor to Boost its Global Financial Services Business

Planixs, a leading provider of industry specific Big Data, analytics and modelling solutions built for the cloud, today announced an exciting agreement with Infor as a Global Complementary Partner. Read more »

Teradata Certifies BI and Visualization Solutions on Presto

 Teradata reports the certification of multiple business intelligence (BI) and visualisation solutions on the Teradata Distribution of Presto.  These include Information Builders, the Looker Data Platform, the Qlik® visual analytics platform, the  Read more »

MasterCard Boosts Local Businesses with Big Data, Digital Tools

 MasterCard announced it is offering real-time, analytics-based market insights on revenue, market share, customer demographics and competitors to local merchants across Canada. Local Market Intelligence (LMI) offers insights on both a particular location and across multiple locations, regardless of the size of business. Read more »


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