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Hadoop in Banking: The Game Changer

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What is Hadoop? Apache Hadoop is an open source software framework written in Java for distributed storage and processing of very large datasets on multiple clusters. Developed by Doug Cutting and Mike Cafarella in 2005, the core of Apache Hadoop consists of ‘Hadoop Distributed File system for storage and MapReduce for processing data. The basic…

The Cloud for Productivity

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In today’s world remote working is extremely essential because of the level of convenience it can get for any kind of business. Talking about convenience, businesses want security, online storage and access, in-house bookkeeping and a lot more attributes that Cloud Computing has to offer.   What is Cloud Computing? Cloud Computing is a model…

AML: Dissuade Money Laundering

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Money Laundering Vs Terrorist Financing Money Laundering is a vicious method of making illegitimate money look legitimate by following the classic PLI (Placement-Layering-Integration) process. Criminals use this process to hide the original ownership and make the proceeds appear to have originated from a legitimate source. Terrorist Financing is even more deceptive due to the possibility…

Regulatory Tsunami: Financial Pain Grips Banks

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As the regulatory juggernaut rolls on, the fines being currently meted out are just the tip of the iceberg. Analysts are predicting that more penalties are in store for foreign exchange manipulation and Libor-rigging; this would take the total fines levied on the banking industry above $300bn since 2010. As major institutional investors reevaluate their…

Discover Opportunities of Big Data Analytics

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Big Data Analytics is the hammer which chisels the marble chunks of big data revealing risk patterns, fraud alerts, operational trends, customer preferences and other nuggets of information. This in turn leads to more timely identification of risks, efficient marketing, increased profits and improved customer service. What is the Goal of Big Data Analytics?   Big Data’s…

6 Misconceptions of Big Data

Amidst the social, economic and technological revolution swirling around us, how we understand information has assumed even greater importance. Data is deeply embedded in every aspect of our lives from business to leisure and this data can in turn be used to sort out issues and ensure greater prosperity. Big Data provides insights and the…