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18 AUGUST 2020 | BY JAY BENJAMIN

The Current Collision Happening in Banking

The last decade has seen a similar decline in collision-like incidents in banking as the recovery from the 2008 financial crisis has caused banks to take a different approach to diversified loan portfolios, reduce their risk profiles overall, and adopt new technologies such as mobile check deposit, AI-based chat bots for greater customer service, and increased options for mobile users.

16 AUGUST 2020 | BY JAY BENJAMIN

In Times of Crisis, Time is Money

The sentiment “time is money” has never been more true than in this current financial climate. It is unlike anything our modern financial institutions have ever experienced before. In 2008, the crisis was largely tied to the housing bubble bursting and a high percentage of loan portfolios being focused on the previous several years of housing growth.

18 AUGUST 2020 | BY JAY BENJAMIN

A Comprehensive Guide to Real-Time Big Data Analytics

Confession time. I’m a complete technology nerd. I love what is possible with wrangling 1’s and 0’s in an eloquent dance to turn on and change the color of a lightbulb, video chat with my 90 year old grandmother 800 miles away, or answer any question my 7 year old has with a few strokes of the keyboard (or a vocally expressed question to Siri or Alexa, the latter of which gets a daily database workout from him “Alexa, tell me a joke”, “Alexa, how far is the moon”, “Alexa, play Old Town Road”).