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Data Amplified 2019: Standardised Data to Transform SME Analytics

Over the past two days Data Amplified has heard a lot about the use of XBRL for standardisation within enterprises. During the plenary Mr Xie Haibin, Deputy General Manager of Finance at PetroChina, presented on how standardised granular data has been beneficial for PetroChina. Xie demonstrated how using structured transactional data has been crucial for […]

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Data Amplified 2019: Granular Data – The Next Frontier?

There is increasing interest in granular data from financial regulators around the world. This means moving thousands of facts around – for example, dealing with transaction data within enterprises. To make sure this data remains meaningful and efficient standards need to provide new ways to exchange information. At Data Amplified 2019 Michal Piechocki, Member of […]

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Data Amplified 2019: China, the First Country to Kill Cash?

Keynote speaker Mr Jerry Zhou, Chairman and CEO of Huifu Payment, gave the audience of Data Amplified an insight into China’s booming payments industry. China’s payment industry is renowned – with most people in China using mobile payment based on QR codes for daily payments. Zhou even argued that you could say ‘China is the […]

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XBRL for Granular Data a Focus at Data Amplified

There is increasing interest in granular data from financial regulators worldwide. There is also an increasing use of structured data using XBRL taxonomies within very large data collections, including inside enterprises. Combined, these new developments mean that our standards need to provide new ways to exchange information in highly efficient ways.

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How to Deal With Big Data? 

The SEC’S Chief Economist and Director, S.P. Kothari, made a speech this summer highlighting how standardisation can help tackle the challenges presented by big data. While big data is certainly not a new concept, the digital era has accelerated data collection immensely, with some estimates indicating that the world now generates more data every two days than all of […]

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Big Data Could Warn of Company Distress

The Danish Business Authority, one of Early Warning Europe’s 15 partners has developed a machine learning tool that uses publicly available accounting data to identify companies in financial distress.

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Big Data for Better Government

In a series of articles on Forbes discussing the influence of technology on municipal governments and the municipal bond market Barnet Sherman has highlighted the positive effects of data analytics. Technology and data are driving a push for evidence-based policy in municipal governments. Big data analytics is being looked to for better planning and execution, […]

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Alternative Data for Faster Economic Predictions

An article by Robin Wigglesworth in the Financial Times this week calls out the fact that if governments don’t ensure they have access to new, useful sources of alternative data, policymakers risk being left in the dark in an increasingly data-rich world.

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Big Data for Faster Predictions

The UK’s Office for National Statistics (ONS) is utilising novel forms of data to make more timely predictions about the UK economy. The ONS has shown how taking advantage of new technologies can offer a chance to get much quicker signals of change in the economy. The Faster Indicators of UK Economic Activity project released its […]

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EBA Launches PSD2 Register

Managing access to personal data is a central question in many aspects of the global economy and at the forefront of many debates on a host of issues. Not least in payments.

Europe is pushing in two directions on payments infrastructure: making it easier to access, while strictly restricting access to authorised entities. The “Payments Services Directive (PSD2)” is opening up access to authorised groups, through Open Banking APIs. At the same time, the privacy provisions that define who can access what have been greatly tightened. Confused? Well, this week the European Banking Authority launched its central register of the thousands of payment and electronic money institutions operating under PSD2. Perhaps it might help.

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