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Market Information Versus Volatility In Banking: How Many Decimal Places In The Right Answer?

Market Information Versus Volatility In Banking: How Many Decimal Places In The Right Answer?

Following up on my recent post on the value of Big Data in assessing risk, it seems that recent discussions about international capital and related risks have never been more lively. (And who even remembers the Great…
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Turning Information Into Action: Good Data + Good Software = Good Decisions

I have a semi-serious, poker-playing friend with whom I spent this past Friday night. (Small stakes). I’m reminded of one hand in particular as I read the economic news coming out of Russia, where central bankers made a 1am…
How Banks Will Combat Information Overload With Cloud Analytics

How Banks Will Combat Information Overload With Cloud Analytics

Through integration of channels and fast analytics enabled by in-memory computing, retail banks can understand their customers better and reach out to them immediately with the most appropriate method….
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Cloud And SaaS Will Transform Banking

Banks are evaluating software as a service (SaaS) for almost all new IT projects, a new survey from SAP and the analyst firm Ovum has…
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The Test Of Effective Cash And Liquidity Management

My daughter recently aced her SATs. She credited her preparation, but it was her overall perspective that struck me: “It’s not like it’s real life or anything.” Real-life decision making is hard.
Cashing In On Big Data

Cashing In On Big Data

Some people can tell you how much they have in their checking account. Some people can’t. It’s quite often possible to tell the difference by the condition of their shoes. Likewise, corporate treasurers tend to be paid based on their…