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MapD partners with IBM Power Systems

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Analytics platform MapD has partnered with IBM Power Systems to enhance its analytical performance. California-based MapD has optimised its MapD Core database and MapD Immersive visual analytics client to take advantage of IBM Power Systems to target the speed at which SQL queries can be performed.

E-book: Principles of data wrangling

Tifacta e-book: Principles of Data Wrangling

Through the last decades of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first, data was largely a medium for bottom-line accounting: making sure that the books were balanced, the rules were followed, and the right numbers could be rolled up for executive decision-making. Attitudes toward data have changed radically in the past decade, as new people, […]

Atlas Finance signs for Nucleus Software’s lendtech

New lendtech deal for Nucleus Software in South Africa

Atlas Finance, a microfinance lender in South Africa, has signed for Nucleus Lending Analytics from India-based lendtech vendor Nucleus Software.

Top fintech stories this week – 8 September 2017

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Catch up on Banking Technology’s top five fintech stories of the week – all in one place!

HSBC digitises global trade with IBM

HSBC digitises global trade with IBM

HSBC and IBM are working on a project “to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient”.

Moneythor at heart of Crédit Mutuel Arkéa’s fintech start-up

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French bank Crédit Mutuel Arkéa has chosen Moneythor’s analytical engine to be at the heart of “Max”, a personal finance assistant app for its new start-up Nouvelle Vague. Max is a mobile-only initiative of Nouvelle Vague, which operates in several cities in France (Paris, Bordeaux, Brest, Rennes etc). It will be available on 1 September […]

BankBI gains first US customer, Our Community Credit Union

First US customer for BankBI

Our Community Credit Union (OCCU), a $328 million institution in the US state of Washington, has selected BankBI’s financial and banking performance software.

Citi analyses VC investments in fintech for fresh insights

Who's investing in what? Citi investigates

Citi’s global perspectives and solutions team has issued a 100-page report on digital disruption in the fintech industry. It has analysed venture capital (VC) investments in the fintech industry between 2010 and 2016, as well as the emerging technologies across the globe.

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Clari5 – no escape for crime

Our new series of thrillers – produced and directed by CustomerXPs and Banking Technology – narrate the tales of the fight between the forces of good (the Clari5 analytics and anti-fraud software) and the forces of evil. Based on real events and guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat!

The media as a source of reputational protection, rather than risk

Chrisol Correia is head of global AML at LexisNexis Risk Solutions

For better or worse, financial institutions are more risk averse than ever. This is the direct result of continuing and growing regulatory scrutiny over a broad range of activities, including the compliance of financial institutions in areas such as international sanctions, the prevention of money laundering, the funding of terrorism or the facilitation of tax evasion.

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