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Segmentation Lessons from an Ancient Roman Fruit Vendor

In your eagerness to stay on the leading wave of the digital transformation, is your bank sacrificing power for speed? Big data has the potential to help financial institutions create customer experiences that are meaningful, relevant and engaging on an individual level. But if you homogenize your use of digital channels and treat all your…

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Data Bloat: An Information Governance Obesity Challenge

As follow up to my blog Cyber Insecurity in our new World of IoT, from my attendance at the Executive Women’s Forum Summit on Unintended Consequences: Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data , I’d like focus on the growing Information Governance Obesity Challenge creating a Data Bloat for information risk and IT systems in…

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Credit Unions Can Use Data Like the Big Banks

Big data just keeps getting bigger, impacting virtually every industry – from filmmaking to finance – on a global level. It’s already a revolutionary concept, and some technology experts predict that in just five more years, global data production will be 44 times what it was in 2009. Still, for all its massive potential, financial…

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Big Data & Differential Pricing: The Good, Bad, and Ugly

The Good: The use of Big Data by marketers can make it easier and more efficient to connect consumers with the products and services they desire at a price they are comfortable paying. The Bad/Ugly: Some consumers may be made worse-off, have very little knowledge why, and no ability to address. Some background and definitions…

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Voice Privacy: An Emerging Conversation

Co-authored by Kelly Fitzsimmons and Linnea Solem The Privacy conversation continues as spring emerges from our wintery gray skies. Last week I co-presented with Kelly Fitzsimmons, a well-known serial tech entrepreneur who cofounded technology company HarQen and the Hypervoice Consortium, at the Shared Assessment Program member forum webinar. Our dialog continued the themes of Privacy and…

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Privacy & Big Data: Who Are You?

Last week I attended the International Association of Privacy Professionals’ (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit in Washington D.C.  Over 3000 privacy professionals from across the globe got together amidst snowstorms, flight delays, and Congressional shutdowns in our nation’s capital  to focus on 2015 privacy trends, surveillance, regulations, data breaches and emerging risks.  With a focus on…

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Key Learnings from Nate Silver: Don’t Do Data for Data’s Sake

Big data could be the best thing ever to happen to the banking industry – or the worst. While big, it taps vast resources and opens the door to exciting new ways to manipulate information, data for data’s sake is not only meaningless, it’s overkill. Financial institutions that dabble in big data without taking a holistic…

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