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Bill McGloinComputacenter - Edinburgh

Batch data: the overnight killer

19 November 2012  |  1959 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Are banks further behind the digital age than first thought? In a story earlier this year on the FT, they revealed that most investment banks still rely on overnight batch data to make trading decisions. To quote the article exactly, it says: “In the financial services sector, most investment banks still rely on overnight batch data to make tra...

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Bill McGloinComputacenter - Edinburgh

Cloud Undercover

22 June 2012  |  2297 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Whether businesses like it or not cloud computing has crept into their infrastructures, in some cases under the radar of IT managers and is doing so via consumer technologies such as DropBox, SkyDrive and Oxygen, something which is turning cloud computing into a stealth-like technology. Many organisations have decided to taking a step back befor...

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Bill McGloinComputacenter - Edinburgh

Is big data really here?

13 June 2012  |  1821 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

One of my earlier blog posts discussed Big Data in 2012 and its forecasted popularity throughout the year. The post explored how companies have the opportunity to take advantage of the market intell...

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Bill McGloinComputacenter - Edinburgh

The future of big data for the stockbroker

30 April 2012  |  2574 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In an industry that needs to securely store large consumptions of confidential and corporate data, the financial sector is quick to embrace the progression of technology that can support their needs t...

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Bill McGloinComputacenter - Edinburgh

Big Data in 2012

09 February 2012  |  2393 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Over the last few years, we have seen the dawn of ‘big data’ – a term coined by EMC to describe the large amounts of information generated by organisations today. The sheer volume of this ‘big data’, ...

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Bill McGloinComputacenter - Edinburgh

FSA Call Recording: Big Data

14 December 2011  |  3837 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

As most of us know, new FSA rulings came into force at the start of last month, demanding that regulated investment firms record all mobile phone conversations relating to transactions in certain mark...

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