Pol Navarro, Chief Digital Officer at TSB talks about how banks can attract new talent by offering frameworks that allow them to change the rules and make big impacts immediately. “We think that the future of financial services will be about a combination of talent from different sources. People that understand banking and know how
Julie Wall, Senior Lecturer at University of East London has a call to action in order to solve both the talent gap and diversity issues in financial services and technology. “The search for talent is a big challenge at the moment. There is going to be a skills shortage, but I am optimistic that it
In a previous article “Human or Machine” I concluded that combining the simplicity of conversational interfaces – in the form of Messaging and AI powered chat bots – to drive understanding and prediction whilst also having humans in the loop to help with more complex tasks and make better informed decisions will be how enterprises
Wednesday 03 April 2019 by Liz Lumley
As most of us start to plan our chocolate egg collection – we are sad to announce that there has been a burglary at TECHTalents Towers. On the eve of Pancake Day in the UK (that’s Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras or Carnival to the rest of you) we were invaded by some Mad Bunnies. These
Fortia is a RegTech firm that likes to ‘do things differently’. They are using artificial intelligence and Deep Learning to help companies discover new insights, reduce false positive alerts, measure the confidence of negative alerts and provide the ability to speed up the analysis of critical operational data. You can meet Fortia as part of
I recently finished reading Garry Kasparov’s book ‘Deep Thinking – Where Artificial Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins’. It tells the story of how one of the world’s greatest ever chess players was defeated for the first time by Deep Blue, an IBM supercomputer in 1987. Kasparov went on to become a leading light in
This International Women’s Day we decided to highlight some of our awesome Steering Committee members. We wanted to find out what they thought of robots, hear about some of the great projects they are working on as well as see whether the dreams they had as little girls match the professional lives they live today.
On corporate Boards and Artificial Intelligence Board members have had ample time to ask the right questions, choose the right advisers, and draft a strategic vision centred on Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) Smart corporate Boards already know that they must have an A.I. strategy which has to be implemented the soonest in order to retain their
Sometime in the spring of 1995, I attended my first ever industry event at the New York Hilton. FinTech, as a word, was barely used (outside of our little office in Soho). The trade show was filled with trading turrets and real-time market data vendors. There were panel sessions, keynotes address and several floors of exhibitors.
Thursday 10 January 2019 by Liz Lumley
The 2019 FinTECHTalents Steering Committee is ready to roll with a Bigger, Braver, Bolder, Tech-ier Festival experience. Many on our Steering Committee were with us from the start – when FinTECHTalents was just an idea to bring the full FinTech ecosystem under one roof. Many more have joined us on our journey to highlight financial