Blogs

  • The Advent of Modern Analytics

    The cost of failure to adapt with modern technology can go as big as US$6.2 billion. No less than the fortress-like JP Morgan investment bank could attest to this. When the JP Morgan scandal started in 2012, the blame was immediately placed on its French trader, Bruno Iksil, otherwise referred to as the “London Whale.”  […]

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  • How Big Data Helped in Visa Fraud Detection

    It has become common practice for individuals worldwide to use credit cards instead of cash when purchasing goods and services. American Express has in fact surpassed handling over $1 trillion worth in transactions in 2014 while Visa has an even bigger number of transactions that amounted to $6.8 trillion in 2015. It comes as no […]

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  • The Role of Big Data and Analytics in the Creation of Smart Nation

    Singapore is home to the very first Smart Nation. Smart Nation refers to a community of empowered businesses and individuals brought about by the increased access to data. The existing relationship within a Smart Nation is participatory in nature given the synergized contributions of innovative solutions and ideas, coupled with Singapore’s anticipatory government that makes […]

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  • Semantics

    I was just ordering a cup of coffee today and then it struck me – is there possibly a correlation between Political Science and Analytics? Probably a comparison less common these days and then I thought, why not to further entertain this idea – actually I started thinking about this after I recalled of the […]

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  • Mission: Data Self-Service Data Prep – how to become a professional Data Wrangler

    In case you are involved with Big Data/Analytics initiatives from any standpoint, you have certainly noticed that the amount of time spent on Data Preparation tasks (aggregation, classification, cleansing, ingestions) can be overwhelming to both data analysts themselves and the leadership team at the company who issue their paychecks on monthly basis – putting the […]

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