Big Data

A practical guide to machine learning in business

Mary Branscombe

Machine learning is poised to have a profound impact on your business but the hype is sowing confusion. Here’s a clear-eyed look at what machine learning is and how it can be used today.

Don’t overlook the hidden treasure in your middle and back-office

Nachiket Deshpande, Global Delivery Leader, Banking and Financial Services, Cognizant; and Manish Bahl, Senior Director, Centre for the Future of Work, Cognizant

Customer-centric investments in front-end services will deliver value only if the middle and back-end systems are capable of delivering those services in a sustained and flexible manner. How can banks and financial services organisations do so?

Which IT professionals are HK banks looking for?

Nurdianah Md Nur

In general, employers want candidates who are able to demonstrate self-awareness, are curious, have an appetite for risk-taking to solve problems, and are adept at presenting their ideas and sharing their knowledge, says Dean Stallard, Regional Director of Hays in Hong Kong.