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Financial services for the poor in a data-rich world

Financial services for the poor in a data-rich world

In developing economies throughout Africa, Latin America, and Asia, what we may term “alternative” data today is simply the data of tomorrow.

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Open Banking: Disruptive data-driven opportunities
  • 10th July, 2018
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Open Banking: Disruptive data-driven opportunities

With the introduction of the Revised Payment Services Directive, European banking customers can now mix and match financial service providers.

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The Type A vs. Type B Data Scientist
  • 3rd July, 2018
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The Type A vs. Type B Data Scientist

The data science unicorn is someone with mastery of the full spectrum of requisite skills, from pure data analysis to software engineering.

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A Big Picture View: Visualizing Climate Change
  • 26th June, 2018
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A Big Picture View: Visualizing Climate Change

There is a myriad of ways in which climate data can be represented, ranging from simple indicators and charts to interactive maps and infographics.

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When an Algorithm is in the Dock
  • 19th June, 2018
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When an Algorithm is in the Dock

Establishing criminal capacity for an infant is difficult enough. The complexity of the issue becomes much greater when the offender is an algorithm.

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Is Your Organisation in Need of a Seismic Shift?
  • 12th June, 2018
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Is Your Organisation in Need of a Seismic Shift?

Organisations still rely on intuition and non-statistical methods to make forecasts and to model customer behaviour.

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Getting to grips with the GDPR
  • 5th June, 2018
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Getting to grips with the GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation establishes one single set of rules across the EU to ensure the personal data of its citizens are protected.

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Analytics and machine learning - a value framework
  • 29th May, 2018
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Analytics and machine learning - a value framework

There is often confusion about the difference between data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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Data for Good: As two worlds collide

Data for Good: As two worlds collide

There are three main challenges to translating private sector analytic approaches, techniques and tools to non-profit development problems

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