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Andy HirstSAP - LONDON

Big Data's Three Big Trends in 2016

22 August 2016  |  11140 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Big Data’s Three Big Trends of 2016 Last year at Sibos, I talked in depth about some of the key learnings from Big Data projects. At the time, the industry was still getting to grips with the era of data and what that meant for the business of banks. A year on, we are still in a state of transformation, as industry-wide Big Data implications cont...

Andy HirstSAP - LONDON

Reflections on Sibos 2015

03 December 2015  |  2040 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In a word: Sibos. That major event on everyone’s calendar is done and dusted for another year. With Singapore still (relatively) fresh in our minds, I thought I’d sum up my key reflections. What topics were firmly on the agenda – and what took centre stage? Is there a new ‘business as usual’? Absolutely. It was no surprise that digitisation was the...

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Andy Hirst
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Top Ten predictions for analytics in banking in 2015

13 January 2015  |  6775 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Top Banking trends for 2015 – Data and Analytics Here is my list of predicted trends in banking analytics in 2015 . Another year of significant growth in analytics is envisioned driven by regu...

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Andy Hirst
Andy HirstSAP - LONDON

Big Data is the key to the future of digital services

23 June 2014  |  6744 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Nowadays, big data isn’t so much big, as XXXL. Financial institutions are grappling with increased information demand in real time from both customers and regulators, while also finding optimal ways

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Andy Hirst
Andy HirstSAP - LONDON

Driving digitisation: the big win-win for both sides

19 May 2014  |  1293 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Empowered and connected like never before, customers want anytime, anywhere access to their financial data. Sounds like hard work and a big technology investment for banks? Actually, life is set to

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Andy Hirst
Andy HirstSAP - LONDON

To be in-branch or not to be in-branch? That’s the question

12 May 2014  |  1940 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It seems France and Britain still have little in common. Financial services institutions in Europe have different views about the future of in-branch banking, although they all agree that everyone v

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Andy Hirst
Andy HirstSAP - LONDON

Give them the Omni Channel Expereince

08 May 2014  |  1491 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Are today’s financial services customers increasingly frustrated by banks that are unable to meet their shifting requirements? Definitely. Growth in the use of smartphones and tablet computers opens u...

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