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Big Data in Banking

Throughout years, the banking industry has improved its service delivery thanks to technological innovation. Services are critical components in daily activities as most transactions are undertaken through the banking sector. The number of customers served in the banking sector has increased exponentially. Each transaction in the banking sector amounts to data creation and collection. The banking industry produces a large volume of data on a day to day activities. The adoption of big data analytics will revolutionise banking at present and in the future.

3 years

Opportunities and Impact: GST With Big Data

The Goods and Service Tax Network (GSTN) company is going to be handling 300 crore invoices each month from a total of 80 Lakh users. This represents a massive digitization at all levels of the Indian economy. As mid-sized companies raise their IT expenditure, the possibility of making major strides towards the mining of data for improving business decision-making can be accelerated to faster fruition. The Goods and Services Tax has been built upon a software infrastructure that is designed to drive users to be completely aware of their data. When a company wants to get relevant information from the GSTN, Big Data will play a vital role in the analysis and evaluation of the GST data trove.

3 years

The OG Ticker: Bitcoin and Hard Forks

Bitcoin has recently hit a new all time high, shattering the $5,000 barrier climbing up to over $5800 before settling back in the $5500s. Only two months ago, bitcoin went through a fairly big hard fork, in which a second currency was created: Bitcoin Cash. If you held bitcoin before August 1st, then you technically also hold an equal number of bitcoin cash coins. Bitcoin Cash is an alternative currency, though, and does not share the same value nor market capitalization that bitcoin does.

3 years

Big Data & Privacy - Part 2

As concerns about Big Data proliferate, laws are being proposed to address them in all major economies. While the EU is counting down towards the implementation of the GDPR, the U.S. is not yet on board with its own comprehensive law. India also does not yet have a concrete law in place on privacy.

3 years

Big Data & Privacy - Part 1

The use of internet browsing data to profile a possible customer facilitates instant appearance of Ads. It is a double-edged sword. The consumer does not have to go and search for what they need, rather everything they need is brought to their attention. On the other hand, it is also a constant bombardment of ads that may no longer be relevant, or just take up too much of your attention, when you are trying to do something else. This is the new reality in the age of digital transformation.

3 years

Harnessing the Power of Social Media

There are many enduring questions. The fast pace of life doesn’t give us a break to take a few steps back and to contemplate on those questions. Wisdom is disappearing from our lives; it is turning into quotes from highly successful people; those that have made it in monetary terms. The thicker their wallet, the greater the wisdom attributed to the hollow words they disseminate.

3 years

Master Social Media Engagement

Social media is all the buzz around...social media. Facebook has 2 billion monthly active users, and generates significant revenue from people browsing and interacting with content in a vertically scrollable list. A feed, so to speak, of posts and information. Realistically, Facebook is only the leader in this race, but there are many more participants.