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Can AI Democratize Life Insurance?

In this contributed article, Andrew W. Singer, Principal, Singer Publications, discusses how several startups are using AI to address some problems with obtaining life insurance. In the process, they just may democratize life insurance. With AI, you are changing the paradigm.

Equifax Delivers on Data for Customers in 2018

Equifax Inc. (NYSE: EFX) delivered on its commitment to helping customers make smarter decisions with unique data throughout 2018 with the introduction of new solutions, technologies and services across multiple industries. Hundreds of data scientists in the global Equifax Data & Analytics Lab work every day to better connect the company’s unique data with the unique needs of customers through a relentless pursuit of new innovation in predictive analytics, machine learning and explainable artificial intelligence (AI).

Protecting Data Assets Critical Amid Increased Technology Acquisitions

In this contributed article, Geoffrey R. Morgan, founding partner at Morgan Legal Group, LLC., discusses how companies are spending significant sums to acquire the technology assets that enable them to slice and dice data like never before. The world’s largest organizations – technology-focused and otherwise – deal in data, not unlike the companies of the 90s that dealt in oil.

Interview: Bill Waid, VP and General Manager, FICO Decision Management Suite

I recently caught up with Bill Waid, VP and General Manager of FICO Decision Management Suite to discuss FICO’s long and deep history with AI and machine learning in the solution of business problems, most notably fraud detection. Bill also outlines the evolution of the company’s use of this technology with its cloud enabled platform that combines analytics, decisions, and optimization into a Decision Management Suite (DMS).

Finance Careers Utilizing Big Data

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips suggests that if you are considering any sort of career in the finance field, you will more than likely be directly or indirectly involved with Big Data at some point in your career. If you are looking at finance, consider your relationship with its partner-in-crime, big data.

Senzing’s Software for Real-Time AI for Entity Resolution to Fight Financial Crime

Senzing, a new artificial intelligence-based (AI) software company, announced its Senzing software product to address the $14.37 billion financial fraud market. Senzing is an IBM spinout that has reinvented entity resolution, which senses who is who in real time across multiple big data sources.

Big Data in Financial Services

In this special guest feature, David Friend, co-founder & CEO of Wasabi Technologies, takes a look at the big data and cloud storage technology stack as it relates to the finance industry. The financial services industry is highly competitive, with products fighting for the smallest differentiation to make an impact in the market. Big data and the cloud serve to provide important competitive advantage to this important industry.

Big Data’s Role in Taxation & Public Administration

In this contributed article, freelance human Avery Phillips discusses how the application of big data in taxation has eased the effort required for high levels of accuracy, and has increased the uses for tax information around the world. Big data in public administration has yet to play a significant role across the industry, however, its potential awaits untapped.

Funding for AI Start-ups Makes a Big Splash

I knew it was just a matter of time before I’d hear of something like the recent announcement of the launch of Cognitiv, a specialized crowdfunding campaign to create a $100 million fund focused on early-stage companies that leverage AI, deep-learning, IoT, robotics and digital manufacturing to become tomorrow’s category leaders.

Machine Learning in Finance: Challenges, Successes & Opportunities

AI or machine learning is changing the way industries across the spectrum interact with their customers, as well as develop their processes. And nowhere is this more evident than in the financial business. Download a new insideHPC special report that explores the benefits, challenges and considerations involved with adopting machine learning in finance.