Jamie Gordon

Jamie is a creative-minded marketer graduated from Ulster University with a BSc in Marketing. With a keen interest in writing, Jamie is on the pursuit to become a data-minded communicator and has a particular interest in data ethics, quality and the cost of bad data. Jamie has a passion for solving problems, pushing boundaries and creating solutions that are new and fresh.

Jamie Gordon

How are Investment Banks responding to industry changes?

how are investment banks responding to industry change

Even with the recent positive news of vaccine trials, COVID-19 is impacting the financial services industry and causing investment banking firms to act.  Some banks are seeking to sell off failing operations and are changing their focus to business areas that are recording strong profits, such as asset management. Goldman Sachs has been investing in new technology to keep up with the changing demands of the industry; JPMorgan in contrast …

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Meet our Datablog authors and hear about our exciting plans for international events! – Weekly Round-up

Last week, we ran an Author focused blog content week. Each day focused on one author and their written pieces. The week kicked off with Fiona Browne as our author in focus. We had the opportunity to shed light on her various AI/ML themed pieces . One of our favourites is her piece on ‘Explainable AI’, delving into the reasons why AI needs …

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Two new apprentices have joined our team and we are gearing up for FinTech Festival! – Datactics weekly round-up

FinTech Festival, New apprentices, events, fintech finance, belfast international homecoming, dms virtual, data restart, data quality, aml, fines, regulation, complexity, banking, technological, artificial intelligence, data will empower the next phase of our economy

Welcoming our two new apprentices We kicked off the week by announcing the exciting news that two new apprentices from the Belfast Met have joined our DevOps team. The firm has now grown by 25% since March 2020 and approaching 130% over the past two years, in response to rapidly growing customer demand.  The new recruits, Natalia Walsh and Victoria Wallace, will balance their four days …

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Can Belfast’s technology companies lead an inclusive recovery?

Stuart Harvey, Belfast International Homecoming, Belfast, Inclusive Recovery, Diversity, Inclusion, Education

Stuart Harvey, CEO at Datactics recently contributed to the Belfast International Homecoming, which this year was held virtually. Stuart was joined by Camilla Long, Career Encode; Seamus Cushley, Bazaarvoice; and Kevin Cunningham of MRP Prelytix. The panel itself was chaired by Jayne Brady, Digital Innovation Commissioner and aimed to discuss the question: Can Belfast’s Technology Companies Lead an Inclusive Recovery?   …

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Data will power the next phase of the economy: DMS USA lookback – Part 1

Economy

Last September, Kieran Seaward, our Head of Sales, delivered a keynote at the virtual DMS USA. In his keynote he unpacked: The impact of COVID on shifting business priorities, focussing on how existing data management processes and data architectures have changed – as well as problems encountered along the way  Case studies demonstrating best practice …

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How can banks arm themselves against increasing regulatory and technological complexity? – FinTech Finance

Banks

Datactics Head of Artificial Intelligence, Dr. Fiona Browne, recently contributed to the episode of FinTech Finance: Virtual Arena. Steered by Douglas MacKenzie, the interview covered the extent of the Anti-Money Laundering (AML) fines currently faced by banks over the last number of years and start to unpack what we do at Datactics in relation to …

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New apprentices hired into DevOps alongside studies at Belfast Met

DevOps

Datactics continues its growth story, welcoming two new apprentices in partnership with Belfast Met. The firm has now grown by 25% since March 2020 and approaching 130% over the past two years, in response to rapidly growing customer demand. New apprentices into the DevOps team Belfast, London, New York, 2nd November 2020 The new recruits , …

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All things AML and FinTech Finance: Virtual Arena – weekly round-up

AML

We started by looking at why data matching is a key part of any AML & KYC process. It’s made more complex by the different standards, languages, and levels of quality in the different data sources on which firms typically rely on. It’s expensive too: a recent Refinitiv article states that some firms are spending up to …

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EDM Talks: Lifting the lid on the problems that Datactics solves

problems

Recently we partnered with the EDM Council on a video that investigates the application of AI to data quality and matching. In this blog, we lift the lid on how our AI team is developing solutions to help our clients, especially in the area of entity matching and resolution. This plays an important role in on-boarding, KYC and obtaining a single customer view. …

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From the launch at TechNation to another opportunity to join Datactics – Weekly Round-Up

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TechNation FinTech launch!  On Tuesday the TechNation FinTech 3.0 launch took place online. We were very much looking forward to this kick-off, as it would allow us to meet the other members of the cohort, and give us an opportunity to hear from some heavyweights in both the banking and payments sector.  One of the highlights of the launch was Christian Faes, Co-Founder/Exec Chair LendInvest speaking. When he was asked …

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Introducing SSDQ: Centralise and standardise data quality processes without programming or coding

SSDQ

What does the self-service data quality (SSDQ) platform do?   It empowers data owners and SMEs to measure and maintain data quality themselves in line with governance policies.  SSDQ is already adding value at multiple investment and retail banks, wealth managers, and data vendors helping them to:  Achieve end-to-end holistic data quality management   Measure data against industry-standard dimensions and regulations   Empower data stewards / …

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Cycling for charity, challenges with data, a new role and more! – Datactics weekly round-up

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Action Mental Health granite challenge  Datactics’ Runners & Riders Club racks up a total of 338 miles taking on the Action Mental Health’s DIY Granite Challenge.   The Action Mental Health (AMH) Granite Challenge is the virtual cycling challenge which took place 4th – 11th October. This challenge is designed to challenge cyclists of all ages, abilities and goals …

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Datactics’ Runners & Riders Club racks up a total of 338 miles taking on the Action Mental Health’s DIY Granite Challenge

diy granite challenge

The Action Mental Health Granite Challenge is the virtual cycling challenge which took place 4th-11th October. It is designed to challenge cyclists of all ages, abilities and goals to clock up as many kilometres as possible in the week of World Mental Health.   Action Mental Health is a vital charity supporting mental health, so we were …

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