“What Does the Future Hold for Fintechs in 2019”

““Forecast for fintech and the financial services industry in 2019: ‘Both are looking over their shoulders at the innovations coming from China in areas such as payments and platforms on one hand and artificial intelligence (AI) and data on the other’ ”. Theodora Lau (Founder of Unconventional Ventures) ”   Fintechs will continue developing a…

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“What Is Digital Twin Technology?”

““Within three to five years, billions of things will be represented by digital twins, a dynamic software model of a physical thing or system.” ”   Digital Twins (DT) are a digital representation (DR) of the real world (physical assets, facilities, processes, environment, businesses or people) used for simulation, analysis and control. Some DT can be…

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“Engineering Meets Data Science – How to Balance the Tension Between Data Science and Agile”

“Anat Rapoport, on managing a research group on machine learning and deep learning: “I found myself between the two parties: my research team that needed more time to perform the investigation and more information to get accurate data, and my startup’s management asking for outcomes, timelines, and commitment.””   Agile is not 100% appropriate for…

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“Does Your Team Need a Data Curator?”

“It’ll be interesting to see what the future holds for this role, and whether or not we end up seeing the ‘The Rise of the Data Curator’”   To start an analytics project, a company needs to know: 1) if the current data sources will be enough; 2) if the needed data is available; 3)…

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“Assessing Progress in Automation Technologies”

“When it comes to automation of existing tasks and workflows, you need not adopt an ‘all or nothing’ attitude’ ”   Growing interest towards automation technologies (AT) in 2018 vs 2017: a) Deep Learning (DL) and Neutral Networks:  77%; b) Artificial intelligence (AI): 72%; c) Machine Learning (ML): 30%; d) TensorFlow: 17%; e) NLP (Neuro…

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