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Investing in Data Analytics to Improve Business Value

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The words were uttered, though likely not for the first time, in 1978 by a pathologist named Edwin R. Fisher, and have resonated across the last four decades. “In God we trust,” he told a...
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Evolution of Fintech — A timeline

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Finance & technology have been intertwined ever since the start of the modern society. The earliest days of finance hundreds of years ago was in the context of keeping records for things like government...
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How to Not Be Creepy While Using Employee Data in Workforce Management

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Tech companies (ab)using personal data is today’s 1984. And while Facebook is at the forefront of our outrage, a growing industry in the HR Tech space is also experiencing challenges overcoming the creepiness factor...
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An Introduction to Hadoop for Noobs

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The client-server model transformed the data industry because it helped break apart overloaded systems, however, client-server models of the 1980s wouldn’t be able to handle the processing required for big data. Along Comes Google.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2LzEvPU4jY As...
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Where are the Financial Markets headed?

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Usually I do a wrap up of the financial markets at the end of the week, but I am compelled to write something midweek with the U.S. Equities going on a roller coaster ride...