Is 2019 The Year Finance Discovers Blockchain?

DataFloq

It’s increasingly becoming clear that 2018 could very well be the year that finance discovers blockchain in a meaningful way for the first time, which could usher in a new era for this burgeoning digital technology.

Why The Future of Finance Is Data Science

DataFloq

Statistics are a vital part of learning customer basis and seeing exactly what is occurring within the finance company and how it can be improved. The entire process of working is going through fast changes with every advance in technology.

A Proven Template For Financing Data-Driven Startups

Smart Data Collective

Tech startups face a substantial amount of competition for business financing. Remember to search for quick business loans online to get financing for your tech startup without dealing with venture capital investors.

Book Review: Corporate Finance and Investment: Decisions and Strategies

Jen Stirrup

Corporate Finance And Investment: Decisions & Strategies by Richard Pike. This book was helpful in helping me to understand the principles of corporate finance, and develop the key tools to apply it in the workplace. It’s well-rounded, covering a range of topics from Islamic Finance to behavioural finance. My rating: 5 of 5 stars.

Up Your Analytics Game: How to Empower People to Take Action

Speaker: Tom Davenport, President’s Distinguished Professor of Information Technology and Management, Babson College

Jet vs. Data Entities in Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations

Jet Global

Built from the bones of Dynamics AX, the cloud-based Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations (D365FO) has introduced some new out-of-the-box reporting and analytical capabilities to customers. The Complete Guide to Reporting and Analytics in Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations.

Book Review: Corporate Finance and Investment: Decisions and Strategies

Jen Stirrup

Corporate Finance And Investment: Decisions & Strategies by Richard Pike. This book was helpful in helping me to understand the principles of corporate finance, and develop the key tools to apply it in the workplace. It’s well-rounded, covering a range of topics from Islamic Finance to behavioural finance. My rating: 5 of 5 stars.

Get Prepared for Reporting and Analytics in Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations – Webinar May 23, 2019

Jet Global

Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations (D365FO) is a cloud-based business management solution built from the robust architecture of Dynamics AX.

FP&A Trends for 2019: The Year of Digital Finance Transformation

Jedox

I’m of the opinion that all rules-based and tactical activities of the FP&A function, and really all of Finance, will be automated in the near future. By automating, we will be able to ease the introduction of NLP not just to Finance, but to the entire organization. The post FP&A Trends for 2019: The Year of Digital Finance Transformation appeared first on Jedox BI Blog.

How to determine who owes you money

Phocas

As such, it’s important that relationship managers have the ability to examine which accounts are overdue or have a credit freeze on them so they can work with finance and customers to rectify the situation. Business Intelligence Basics Job Role - Finance Job Role - Sales

Navigating the changing technical landscape in banking and finance

Paris Technologies

It can be said that the banking industry is going through a phase of radical modernization and technological change, transforming how finance delivers value to their customers. Technology is simultaneously disrupting and enabling banking and finance at the same time. Data Management Finance and Banking Industry Focus

Is Finance Holding Back Your Bank’s Digital Transformation?

Teradata

How can a Digital CFO break down the silos in the Bank and support the digital agenda in transforming the customer journey? Read more from our experts

Putting the Business back into Business Intelligence: reduce Data Debt by reconciling IT Department with Finance Professionals

Jen Stirrup

This is particularly evidence in relationships between Finance and IT. IT and Finance concepts are difficult for non-specialists to understand, and messages may not be received as they were intended when working across different teams. Finance and IT need one another so that the whole organization can be successful, but there can be issues in communication and priorities that cause divisions.

How to upload budgets into Phocas ready for FY20

Phocas

Business Intelligence Basics Job Role - Finance Job Role - SalesA budget is a financial plan for a defined period, normally a year. It greatly enhances the success of any undertaking. As the saying goes, "if you fail to plan then plan to fail."

Putting the Business back into Business Intelligence: reduce Data Debt by reconciling IT Department with Finance Professionals

Jen Stirrup

This is particularly evidence in relationships between Finance and IT. IT and Finance concepts are difficult for non-specialists to understand, and messages may not be received as they were intended when working across different teams. Finance and IT need one another so that the whole organization can be successful, but there can be issues in communication and priorities that cause divisions.

How to customize your data?

Phocas

Job Role - Finance Product Job Role - ExecutiveIndividuals have unique ways of perceiving the world around them. This includes how they extract meaning from their data. Some people prefer to see as much information as possible. While others favor a more simplified report.

A Merging of Minds: Finance and Sales Collaboration for Increased Profitability

The Kini Group

You’re sitting at your desk, reading an email from a colleague in the finance department: “We can’t approve the discount on the deal you’re trying to close. A lack of communication and teamwork between the sales and finance departments creates major frustration.

Are you a data-driven CFO?

Phocas

Job Role - FinanceChief Financial Officers (CFO) are the stewards of a company’s financial well-being. As companies have realized that shrewd financial management is necessary for sound decision-making, the CFO has proven to be crucial to the growth and success of a company. The role of the CFO has evolved across every aspect of the business which is especially true as companies are becoming more data-driven.

Can data analytics assist the mergers and acquisitions process?

Phocas

Job Role - Finance Industry - Electrical Industry - HVAC/Plumbing Industry - Building & Industrial Supplies Job Role - Executive Industry - Retail Industry - Mechanical and IndustrialThe key principle behind M&A is that joining two companies is more valuable than operating them separately.

How Pepper Spain Optimizes Consumer Finance Through Machine Learning

DataRobot

Pepper Spain is one of the leading providers of consumer finance services in Spain, working with point-of-sale retailers across all industries to give them the best financing options for their business needs.

How Financial Institutions Are Becoming Champions Of Big Data

Smart Data Collective

Big Data Fintech SmartData Collective Exclusive big data finance finance data financial institutions financial tech financial technology fintechIf someone asked you which industry is the most innovative , you probably wouldn’t say the financial industry. In fact, that would probably be the last industry on your list. Nonetheless, the financial industry is using big data more than ever.

Is Big Data An Essential Skillset For Future Financial Professionals?

Smart Data Collective

Data Qualifications of Different Fields in the Finance Sector. Big Data is Changing Finance. Big Data Fintech SmartData Collective Exclusive big data big data careers big data skills big data skillsets finance careers finance profession financial career

Streamlining the Manufacturing and Automotive Treasury Function

Perficient Data & Analytics

A comprehensive finance and treasury transformation program can help improve cash and liquidity management, reduce manual processing, automate financial and risk reconciliation, and accelerate financial close.

The Innovation Dilemma in Financial Services

Perficient Data & Analytics

Data & Analytics Financial Services Integration & IT Modernization Finance finance innovation financial services innovation FinTech fintechs innovativeCustomers place a lot of value on innovation when selecting financial services products.

How Data Virtualization Can Prevent Getting Pulled Over by Cops

Data Virtualization

Business big data Data integration data virtualization ETL FinanceOk, forgive the hyperbole in the title since data virtualization doesn’t actually have magic powers to keep you safe from getting ticketed by the police. However, in one specific series of incidents that I recently encountered which did involve getting.

New Data Shows Why Consumers Change Banks

Perficient Data & Analytics

Data & Analytics Financial Services Integration & IT Modernization bank data Banks Finance financial data financial services dataWe know that banks and credit unions have long relied on inertia as one of the primary forces that kept consumers from switching.

How to manage your budget and quickly determine leakage

Phocas

Usually, monitoring these variations requires waiting for the finance team to provide monthly or quarterly reports. Overspending and variations from budget estimates are a common occurrence for many businesses.

Using Machine Learning in the Financial Services Industry

DataFloq

Machine Learning for Finance shows you how to build machine learning models for use in financial services organizations. Let’s see what Jannes has to say about using machine learning and AI in the field of Finance: 1. How is machine learning used in finance?

11 Steps to Transition into Data Science (for Reporting / MIS / BI Professionals)

Analytics Vidhya

Engineers, computer scientists, marketing and finance. Introduction The rapid rise of data science as a professional field has lured in people from all backgrounds. The post 11 Steps to Transition into Data Science (for Reporting / MIS / BI Professionals) appeared first on Analytics Vidhya.

FDIC Part 370 Testing Support

Perficient Data & Analytics

Data & Analytics Financial Services Integration & IT Modernization Management Consulting Operations Regulatory Compliance Strategy 12 CFR Part 370 Banking Banks compliance FDIC FDIC Part 370 Finance Part 370 RegulatoryEach phase of a company’s Part 370 response will have to undergo rigorous testing to ensure that all the regulatory requirements are met and the FDIC’s ongoing testing will produce satisfactory results.

How to be more effective at execution in a wholesale business

Phocas

Speed is more than how fast your data analytics solution can process the information, however it’s how fast your branch, inventory, finance and sales teams can get to the information they need to execute your strategy. Speed may never be more important to your business than it is today.

Investment Company Reporting Modernization Goals & Expectations

Perficient Data & Analytics

In a new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below shares the rules’ objectives and expectations. The SEC wants to improve: The quality of information that funds report to the Commission. The Commission’s risk monitoring and oversight, examination, and enforcement capabilities.

Hands-On Introduction to creditR: An Amazing R Package to Enhance Credit Risk Scoring and Validation

Analytics Vidhya

One of the biggest industries to be impacted – finance. Introduction Machine learning is disrupting multiple and diverse industries right now. Functions like fraud. The post Hands-On Introduction to creditR: An Amazing R Package to Enhance Credit Risk Scoring and Validation appeared first on Analytics Vidhya. Data Science Machine Learning R Credit Risk data science machine learning

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[Guide] SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization

Perficient Data & Analytics

In an effort to increase transparency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted new rules and amendments, called Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules , which require registered investment companies to modernize their reporting and disclosures. While many investment managers have started their journey towards compliance, others have struggled.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Program Challenges

Perficient Data & Analytics

In a new guide, we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below talks about the challenges you can expect when developing a response program. Expect challenges in various areas: Data Availability: All required data elements may not be available internally. You may need to extend or revamp existing data collection processes.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Support

Perficient Data & Analytics

The first thing any investment company must do in response to the new SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization is evaluate its current state of readiness. Chances are you have started a compliance program. However, we can help you understand your gaps, including areas where you need immediate action and longer-term changes to support the program.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Deadlines

Perficient Data & Analytics

In a new guide , we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below shares some deadlines the new rules present. Form N-PORT. If you are a larger entity with net assets of over $1 billion, you were initially required to comply by June 1, 2018. The SEC has granted a nine-month delay, but you must still gather and maintain all the required data as of June 1, 2018.

Requirements Gathering For FDIC Part 370

Perficient Data & Analytics

Data & Analytics Financial Services Integration & IT Modernization Management Consulting Operations Regulatory Compliance Strategy 12 CFR Part 370 Banking Banks compliance FDIC FDIC Part 370 Finance Part 370 RegulatoryFor each of the technical work streams involved in a company’s Part 370 response, requirements will need to be defined and vetted with key stakeholders across the organization, as well as potentially with regulators.

SEC Investment Company Reporting Modernization Foundational Work

Perficient Data & Analytics

In a new guide , we discuss the background of the SEC’s Investment Company Reporting Modernization Rules and the potential effects on individual financial institutions. The snippet below talks about the foundational work companies should have already completed. By now, you should have a program in place that covers the following work streams: Engage Report Filing Provider: Initiate a project with the selected service provider to collect and process data, and file the required forms.

Many Blockchain Use Cases Need IoT To Succeed, And More

Martha Bennett

Many of the most advanced and successful blockchain projects involve use cases related to supply chain and logistics, ranging from documentation management and goods tracking to trade finance.

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