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Listen to what your customers are looking for, then provide the answer

14th of September 2018 - Jade Thomas
Most entrepreneurs are convinced they’re building the next big thing, but in reality, over 90 per cent of start-ups fail. To scale a start-up from 0 to £100 million, companies need to ensure they are creating something people want, building the right technology and executing an efficient business scaling strategy. While a business has many […] more

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How A.I. can benefit even small businesses: Quantexa Q&A

29th of August 2018 - Jade Thomas
Data, data, data: that’s what drives the Internet of Things (IoT) and the surrounding economy. But that data needs to be gathered, organised, queried, and analysed accurately. More, the learning needs to be understandable and actionable. That’s where companies like Quantexa come in. Imam Hoque, COO and global head of Products at the data analytics provider, tells […] more

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How technology is tackling human trafficking

19th of July 2018 - Jade Thomas
By Alexon Bell, Global Head of AML and Compliance at Quantexa Technology is both a blessing and a curse for officials fighting against human trafficking. With the rise of social media and a world growing smaller through communication platforms, alongside the accessibility of online advertisements and encrypted messaging apps, traffickers have a host of technologies at […] more

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Money laundering in a digital world

1st of May 2018 - Jade Thomas
By Alexon Bell, Global Head of Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance at Quantexa With the advent of online platforms came fraudulent schemes used to scam people out of their money, hack accounts and defraud internet users. The proliferation of peer-to-peer websites, online banking and cryptocurrencies is now having a huge impact on the ways criminals launder […] more

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Why banks can’t see the forest for trees when it comes to money laundering

17th of April 2018 - Jade Thomas
Karim Rajwani, Global AML Advisor at Quantexa 2017 saw several of the UK’s top tier banks accused of inadvertently facilitating the laundering of enormous sums of money thought to be linked to crime rings and corrupt officials. Much of the media furore surrounding the scandals criticized the UK for being a target for international criminals looking […] more

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AI Automates 93% of Decisions Accurately – A Case Study

9th of April 2018 - Jade Thomas
Organisations across the globe are making billions of decisions every day. They are striving to execute decisions faster and more accurately to improve customer service and reduce costs. Most decisions are, of course, only as good as the facts upon which they are based. Shrewd organisations have realised that the more data that is assessed […] more

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Why AI? Why Now?

19th of February 2018 - Jade Thomas
Automated artificial intelligence decision-making is driving an AI revolution, says Imam Hoque, chief operating officer and global head of products at Quantexa Just as the Industrial Revolution transformed the world during the 18th and 19th centuries, we are facing the dawn of an equally far-reaching artificial intelligence or AI revolution that will be measured in years rather than […] more

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What businesses need to do to close the digital skills gap

31st of January 2018 - Jade Thomas
Skilled coders and developers are in short supply, but remain in high demand amongst the financial and data services industries. Companies that aren’t engaging in digital skills training aren’t only preventing their employees from developing but hampering the digital transformation of their business. A recent survey undertaken by CapGemini and LinkedIn highlighted the problems that employees […] more

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Why trade-based money laundering is the final frontier of AML

7th of February 2018 - quantexa
  Our current political climate continues to highlight the dangers of international money-laundering and its close links to terrorist financing, human trafficking and corruption. Whilst comprehensive strategies have been deployed to tackle the issue, laundering through use of international trade has been notoriously hard to detect and investigate. The convoluted nature of the problem, combined […] more

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GDPR: How do you track down the right customer data?

14th of December 2017 - quantexa
How do you search for a customer’s record, in a timely manner, and be confident you have found the right records across all systems? I have been chatting to a lot of data teams across many organisations and there seems to be a few GDPR technical issues that are bubbling up to the surface. In […] more

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Why fraudsters should fear Artificial Intelligence

1st of December 2017 - quantexa
When combined with network analytics, artificial intelligence (AI) can help businesses recognise and combat fraud. Deceit, crime and corruption is rapidly infiltrating every day modern society. Fraud, in all its forms, can absolutely be categorised as anti-social behaviour. Fraud can be split into two categories; those perpetrated directly against victims, such as theft of an […] more

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Business Cloud: data analytics provider Quantexa turns up the heat on fraudsters

8th of December 2017 - Jade Thomas
Vishal Marria, CEO of the London-based firm, speaks with Business Cloud about the headache of real-time fraud prevention A London-based entrepreneur believes he could solve the headache of fraud prevention after growing his start-up to more than 50 staff in just 20 months. Vishal Marria has worked in the data and financial crime space since 2005, leading global […] more

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Fraud Prevention: Does one size fit all?

21st of November 2017 - quantexa
Fraud is a complex and far-reaching issue, having this year become the crime most commonly experienced in the UK. From international credit card fraud to opportunistic insurance fraud, the multi-faceted nature of fraud means that it cannot be tackled using a one-size-fits-all approach. Criminals use a variety of deceptive and underhand tactics to ensure that […] more

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Why are banks becoming more susceptible to money laundering?

3rd of November 2017 - quantexa
Financial crime, especially money laundering, remains a complex issue for financial institutions to tackle. All banks have Anti-Money Laundering (AML) systems in place, yet global money laundering transactions are still estimated at 2 to 5 per cent of global GDP –   US$800 million and US$2 trillion – but only 1 per cent are seized by […] more

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The criminals are innovating. So must the insurers

29th of August 2017 - quantexa
Insurance fraud is a well-known and long-established problem. It has many guises and ranges from tiny one-off opportunistic cases through to multi-million dollar syndicates of customers and suppliers working together to routinely and expertly defraud the insurer. Some of the lessons learned in Europe and the US are yet to head East and whilst the […] more

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The evolution of network analytics

13th of September 2017 - quantexa
Representing data as real world events, entities and networks. There has been a paradigm shift over the last decade in the application of analytics: it is not the algorithms that have progressed, but rather the preparation of the underlying data. Traditionally, statistics have focused on “observations” or “events”. However, these do not represent the richness […] more

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5 step recipe for Network Analytics – a real world approach, delivering tangible results using AI

9th of August 2017 - quantexa
Whether you like it or not, artificial intelligence (AI) is here to stay, and with almost every technology company saying “we use AI” and “we can make you 1million % more effective”, businesses are not only interested in how to use AI, but are under pressure to make it work! So why are businesses so […] more

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Stop wasting time on RPA, jump straight to AI

19th of July 2017 - quantexa
In a world of digitisation and self-service channels, the shrewd organisations are racing towards headcount and cost reduction to create competitive advantage – potentially signalling the end of the white-collar worker. A small industry of consultancies armed with Robotic Process Automation (RPA)software are turning up at Bricks and Mortar businesses promising huge headcount reductions. In a […] more
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