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Posted by John on 12.18.2014
Nearly a year ago, Information Week featured an article (2014 Forecast: Tech Trends in Commercial Banking) which highlighted a few survey findings from the AFP Exchange audience: Almost 75% of respondents said that they have or would consider switching banks for better technology More than 80% of respondents said they still rely on Microsoft Excel to do in-house analytics 35% of respondents said although their bank offers mobile banking for treasury clients, they choose not to use them The article noted that although banks have made ‘leaps and bounds with portals’, analytics is still in the ‘... Read More »
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Posted by Glenn on 12.09.2014
: a complete or major change in someone's or something's appearance, form, etc. :  the operation of changing (as by rotation or mapping) one configuration or expression into another in accordance with a mathematical rule :  a change of variables or coordinates in which a function of new variables or coordinates is substituted for each original variable or coordinate If anyone thinks true transformation is something that comes and goes, reread the definitions posted above.  Transformation requires a complete change, across all variables.  It’s adopting a completely new way of thinking,... Read More »
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Posted by Carrie on 11.24.2014
Recently, Seattle Business asked our Chief Data Scientist, Olly Downs, to shed some light on what he believes 2015 will bring for the analytics space.  For someone who’s using, tracking, and evaluating a host of cutting-edge technologies every day, his answer was quite simple – it’s all about pairing together the right data management tools with the right analytics tools.  This has been a major crutch to broader adoption and application of data insights but he’s predicting to see a major step forward in the coming year. He also had a few thoughts on how the demands of Seattle’s analytical... Read More »
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Posted by John on 11.12.2014
One of the key learnings from Sibos that stuck with me is the dramatic increase – a 16% rise – in customers switching banks last year. An obvious fix is to increase customer engagement. Piece of cake, right? Even if your bank has a CRM system in place, typically the information you get is too little, too late. By the time you realize a customer is unhappy, they’re already gone. Streamlining your data systems to get information in real-time can put you in a stronger position to reach out to customers before they ever start thinking of leaving. Here are a few ways we’ve worked with clients to... Read More »
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Posted by Carrie on 11.03.2014
Recently, in an article published on Forbes, our Chief Data Scientist highlighted the core elements that are being used to help marketers move to a scientific approach.  Here’s a quick snap shot of what they are, how they work, and the benefits they provide. 1. Scalable data architecture – Enable exploration Big data technologies play a key role in establishing a framework that is capable of scaling horizontally – consider a petabyte of data for a hundred million mobile subscribers, flowing at 5 billion transactions a day, and thousands of machines – and capable of supporting the interactive... Read More »