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Sophia Brooke

Sophia Brooke

Project Manager at Independent Consultant
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Bio Sophia is a Project Manager with 6 years of experience in banking and finance industry. With an economics degree, Sophia analyzes key digital challenges facing the banking industry and writes about the emerging trends in banking software development, such as mobile banking and blockchain.


Innovation in Financial Services

Is the Financial Sector Ready for Innovation with Computer Vision?

28 Oct 2018

What if computers had eyes like us and they could understand what they saw? That is the bet behind AI-powered computer vision. While streaming video from a set of cameras to a computer is already decades old technology, helping the machine to be aware of what is in sight and take decisions based on the live information is still something scientist...


Business Knowledge for IT

Why Business Intelligence Turns CFOs into Strategic Advisors

04 Jun 2018

Increasingly, companies are striving to be data-driven. Decisions are not only informed by data but are made precisely because of data. This enables companies to make more prudent and productive decisions which can help them discover and leverage their competitive advantages. Financial data has emerged as one of the most important sources of such ...

Digital Banking Trends

How AR Is Changing the Dynamics of Customer Experience in Banking

30 May 2018

Hundreds of millions of mobile devices will have augmented reality (AR) capabilities by the end of 2018, Google predicts. The mass adoption of the technology is bound to have a pronounced effect on various sectors. Banking and finance is one of the industries that could see a change in the customer experience by adopting AR. One more factor is bo...


Is AI The Right Fuel For Fintech?

13 May 2018

The banking and financial industry have always been early adopters of the latest tech gadgets, in the hope that these investments would grant them a competitive advantage, a cost reduction or improved processes. AI is the latest and most promising technology so far since it aims to mimic and enhance human abilities. It can perform fast computations...