Much of the buzz about big data has focused on the obscure uses that companies such as Google, Uber or Apple make of their data hoards. But big data is important for other types of businesses as well. This Economist Intelligence Unit survey of financial executives reveals that bankers and risk professionals see great potential in big data for improving their risk management capabilities and for realizing bigger profits at less risk. Despite its lack of concrete examples and case studies, getAbstract recommends this survey of the current state of big data in banking to financial and risk management professionals.
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