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Banking, CDOs, and Country-Specific Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Andrew Waxman of American Banker recently wrote, “These are heady times for chief data officers. People in these often newly-created positions have a mandate to introduce major changes in data management and are given healthy budgets to grow teams and equip them with requisite tools. Budgets and resources, however, go only so…

USAA and IBM Join Forces to Serve Military Members

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by Angela Guess In a new report out of IBM, the company has announced that “the cognitive capabilities of IBM Watson technology are now available to USAA members. USAA is the first to commercialize the use of Watson as a consumer-facing application. USAA, a financial services provider for the military community, is offering IBM’s Watson Engagement Advisor in…

Top Five U.S. Bank Finds New Value from Metadata Applications

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by Angela Guess According to a new release out of the company, “ASG Software Solutions today announced that a top five U.S. Bank has chosen its Enterprise Information Management (EIM) suite to optimize business value for its diverse financial application portfolio. Since working with ASG, the Bank has increased its efficiency by 80-times over manual data…

Cognitum Points To Use Cases For Semantic Knowledge Engineering

by Jennifer Zaino Cognitum’s year got off to a good start, with an investment from the Giza Polish Ventures Fund, and it plans to apply some of that funding to building its sales and development teams, demonstrating the approaches to and benefits of semantic knowledge engineering, and focusing on big implementations for recognizable customers. The…

Experian Acquires Garlik, Ltd.

Today, Experian, the global information services company, announced that it has acquired Garlik Limited, a provider of web monitoring services based in the United Kingdom. Garlik uses Semantic Web Technologies to help consumers protect themselves from the risks of identity theft and financial fraud.  At the last SemTechBiz UK Conference, Steve Harris, CTO of Garlik, presented…

Data Job of the Day: IT Director of Data Governance

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by Angela Guess Capital One is seeking an IT Director, Data Governance in Richmond, VA. According to the post, “Individual provides leadership and enterprise direction for managing Data Quality across the organization. Provides a vision for evolving Data Quality practices and tools and implements a roadmap for carrying out that vision. Communicates to senior leaders…

The hi-tech miracle rescuing Ireland from a banking crisis – Telegraph.co.uk

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RBS group in web revamp – Marketing

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Semantic Technologies Really Do Pay Off

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As the former Chief Information Officer of Europe’s largest internet bank, Egg plc, the decision to select semantic technologies to underpin the launch of my next large scale consumer business, Garlik (www.garlik.com), was not one I took lightly.