Monthly Archives: July 2012

Of Levers and Data: Can BI and Analytics catapult (minimum force – max impact) a bank’s business?

Archimedes once famously said, ‘Give me a place to stand on and I’ll move the earth’. While he actually didn’t invent the Lever, he said this in the context of his work involving improving the power and accuracy of the … Continue reading

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How can ‘Big Data’ work for Financial Institutions?

‘Big Data’ refers to datasets whose size is beyond the ability of typical database software tools to capture, store, manage and analyse. The current definition of a dataset size that might qualify it to be Big Data in today‚Äôs times … Continue reading

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Asking the right questions to find useful answers

Question: Why is BI necessary, in any industry? Answer: BI helps in finding answers to questions about the business and hence is necessary. But what is often ignored is the fact that it is more important to ask the right … Continue reading

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