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Why Worry About Data Quality?

If you just assume your data are OK and all you'll need, you're probably going to have a lot to worry about. A good data analyst may seem like a pretty neurotic person to everyone else. Why...
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Bitcoin to Dash Wallet through the Changely Exchange

The cryptocurrency markets have had a tumultuous week and are looking increasingly unstable following “Monday's Massacre.” According to cryptocoinsnews.com the total market cap of Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dash and all cryptocurrencies has fallen by more...
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Why hard Brexit is more likely now

The result of the general election was probably the worst outcome for those wanting a soft Brexit. I know this goes against the grain of the excepted thinking by political analysts today, but my reasons...
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Profit and Loss on the Bitcoin, Litecoin and Etherium Exchanges

Crypto-currencies have recently seen an explosion in growth and are starting to gain some mainstream acceptance particularly in Asia. Even Russia is starting to accept Bitcoin as legitimate currency. The big three; bitcoin, Ethereum and...
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Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)

Distributed Ledger Technology: beyond block chain (PDF) (Report). UK Government, Office for Science. January 2016 A distributed ledger is a consensus of replicated, shared, and synchronized digital data geographically spread across multiple sites, countries, and/or institutions. Users...
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MiFID II/MIFIR Demystified

Report by ISITC Europe to demystify MIFID II and MIFIR. On 20th October 2011, the European Commission published two proposals: the revised Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID II), along with Markets in Financial Investments Regulation...
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How to use blockchain to build a database solution

Why would you want to use blockchain to build a database solution? And how would you actually do that? BigchainDB has answers. By George Anadiotis for Big on Data | March 2, 2017 -- 17:30...
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Text Analytics: A Primer

By Kevin Gray and Bing Liu Marketing scientist Kevin Gray asks Professor Bing Liu to give us a quick snapshot of text analytics. The interview was first published in GreenBook on January 24, 2017. _____________________________________________________________________ KG: I...

ESMA the EU Regulator Market Survey Report

ESMA the EU Regulator has surveyed the market participants and includes input from (BAT) (BISS) and although we are  not entirely in agreement of some of the conclusions we feel it is representative of...
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What Makes a Good Analyst?

All analysts are not alike. So how do you spot a good one? By Kevin Gray, President of Cannon Gray, a marketing science and analytics consultancy.  Dictionary.com defines analyst succinctly as "a person who analyzes or who is skilled in analysis." For me, a good...

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