Tag "Banks"

Exploring Open Data with Data Prep

What the Heck’s in That (Open) Dataset? Here’s a No-Brainer Way to Find Out! Open data is just plain…awesome! If you need some inspiration or ideas for external data sources to analyze, you can start exploring open datasets for statistics about various topics ranging from agriculture to business, public safety, education, consumers, government, energy, finance,... more

Banks and the Art of the Possible: Disruptors are Re-shaping Banking

The problem many banks encounter today is that they have vast sums of investment tied up in old ways of doing things. Historically, customers chose a bank and remained ’loyal’ throughout their lifetime…now competition is rife and loyalty is becoming a thing of a past. In order to stay ahead of the competition, gain and... more

Are The Banks Going to Make Retailers Pay for Their Poor Governance?

  A couple months ago, I reached out to a set of CIOs on the importance of good governance and security. All of them agreed that both were incredibly important. However, one CIO retorted a very pointed remark by saying that “the IT leadership at these breached companies wasn’t stupid.” He continued by saying that when selling... more