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The RegTech Revolution: Why tech is an essential part of the new compliance landscape

The financial crisis of 2008 brought into sharp focus the need for better regulation of our financial system; as a result, we’re seeing new initiatives, directives and legislation coming into play. Some of the more significant to be introduced recently include the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MiFID II), Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB), Open Banking (PSD2) …

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expand Shortlisted for Prestigious Investors in People Awards 2018

expand executive search Ltd has been named as a leader in people management practice globally, having been shortlisted in the Platinum Employer of the year category in The Investors in People Awards 2018. The Awards celebrate the best people management practices amongst Investors in People accredited businesses. This year, Winners will be celebrated at a spectacular awards ceremony and dinner …

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Expand Executive Search Launches Interim Management Practice to Rapidly Solve Business Challenges with Global Talent

The recruitment service enables businesses to meet short-term needs or address specific demands with a global pool of management professional Expand Executive Search (Expand), a leading specialist in international recruitment and headhunting, has launched its Interim Management Practice to accelerate how business access global talent for short-term needs. Expand uses a candidate network of more than 60,000 professionals spanning Technology, …

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Welcome Joe Conlon Perry to the team

We are really excited to have Joe join our Digital team. Joe began his recruitment journey way back in February 2008 when a friend convinced him to join the Morgan Hunt graduate program (she was also a rec2rec and took a fee on him!). After 8 months of recruiting contract finance staff into central government, Joe decided that 16 hour …

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Programmatic TV: The billion-dollar opportunity?

We, as consumers, are increasingly viewing video content through multiple digital platforms. As viewers turn their attention away from linear TV, connected TVs (a term also encompassing plug in streaming devices like AppleTV / Roku), are becoming the norm. As a result, ad dollars are moving to digital platforms. The global TV advertising market is estimated to be worth around …

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How Technology is shaking up the Tours and Activities Sector

Technology is continuing to transform the travel industry. Starting with the revolution in internet based booking in the 1990s, which propelled the exponential growth of online travel agents like Expedia and Booking.com, travellers now have more choice than ever when it comes to holidays. The tours and activities sector has traditionally lagged behind airline, car rental, hotel and package holidays …

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What is driving demand for 5G?

5G is coming. The biggest shift in mobile technology to date is already underway, with infrastructure projects happening across the globe. The new standard promises a step change in wireless communications – higher bandwidth, faster speeds, greater availability and coverage, higher energy efficiency, and crucially, ultra-low latency, (30 times better than 4G) which can be used for mission critical M2M …

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Artificial intelligence: the new weapon in the fight against financial crime

Technology has always driven innovation in payments. From ATMs to online card payments, to mobile wallets and blockchain, it has helped create a more seamless customer experience. Unfortunately, it has also given fraudsters new opportunities to scam.  Financial fraud losses totalled £768m in 2016, a 2% rise on 2015 (which was a 26% increase on 2014). Unsurprisingly, online transactions are …

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3 industries set to be transformed by enterprise IoT

There’s been a lot of noise around how the internet of things is shaking up the consumer electronics space, but arguably where it’s going to have the most impact is in the enterprise, where the combination of sensor data and complex analytical algorithms have huge potential to streamline business processes, increase productivity and create new products. There’s everything to play …

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5 ways artificial intelligence is transforming digital marketing

Artificial intelligence the topic of the moment, such is it’s potential to revolutionise the way we analyse data, deliver services and make business decisions. In fact, it’s predicted that AI will add $15.7 trillion to global GDP. In digital marketing, AI is already making waves: seven out of ten marketing decision makers either are already implementing AI-powered technologies or have …