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The Agile CFO: Navigating Economic Uncertainty with Data Insights

Adaptive Insights, a leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM), released its global CFO Indicator Q1 2016 report, revealing that while chief financial officers (CFOs) remain worried about growing economic volatility, the vast majority of the 377 CFOs surveyed remain confident in their forecasts, and believe that the combination of big data, analytics, and scenario planning will likely be the key to navigating their organizations through the current financial uncertainty.

Are Buy-Side Firms Big on Big Data?

In this special guest feature, Alexey Utkin, SVP of Financial Services Practice at DataArt, discusses ow buy side financial services firms are able to enhance capability for risk management using big data.

The CFO Perspective: Building a Data Empire

In this special guest feature, Rob Hull, Founder and Chairman of Adaptive Insights, highlights the future of big data from the perspective of CFOs.

Discovering Alpha Through Automation

In this special guest feature, Dr. Venkat Srinivasan, Chairman and CEO of Rage Frameworks, Inc., outlines how big data can help active investment managers see success in financial markets in pursuit of Alpha.

RAI Stone Analytics Announces Partnership with the State of Wisconsin, Offering Helping Hand to Small Businesses with Next Stage Prosperity Initiative

RAI Stone Analytics today announced its partnership with the State of Wisconsin. The Next Stage Prosperity Initiative will use the RAI Stone Analytics platform to unite county economic development agencies, the University of WI, small business development centers, and small businesses in Wisconsin.

Coinalytics Taps MemSQL to Speed Actionable Insights From Blockchain Technologies

MemSQL, a leader in real-time databases for transactions and analytics, today announced that Coinalytics, the real-time intelligence service for blockchain, has tapped MemSQL to more quickly and easily access data to turn blockchain into actionable insights.

Global Survey Reveals CFOs Seek Single Source of Truth to Power Data-Driven Business Transformation

Adaptive Insights, a leader in cloud corporate performance management (CPM) for the biggest brands and the hottest companies, unveiled its Q3 2015 CFO Indicator report bench marking chief financial officers’ (CFOs’) perspectives on their evolving roles as they lead business transformation across their organizations in an increasingly data-driven world.

Efficiency: Big Data Meets HPC in Financial Services

Converging High Performance Computing (HPC) and Lustre* parallel file systems with Hadoop’s MapReduce for Big Data analytics can eliminate the need for Hadoop’s infrastructure and speeding up the entire analysis. Convergence is a solution of interest for companies with HPC already in their infrastructure, such as the financial services Industry and other industries adopting high performance data analytics.

Spark 101: Estimating Financial Risk with Spark

The talk below by Sandy Ryza, walks through a basic VaR calculation, aiming to give a feel for what it is like to approach financial modeling with Spark.

RAI Stone Group Launches Predictive Analytics System for Financial Services Providers

RAI Stone Analytics announced the launch of its new analytics software for financial service providers, enabling them to harness the power of big data to develop successful growth strategies for small business clients in record time.