Presented By
O’Reilly + Cloudera
Make Data Work
29 April–2 May 2019
London, UK

Schedule: Financial Services sessions

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9:0012:30 Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Data Engineering and Architecture
Location: Capital Suite 8
Ted Malaska (Capital One), Jonathan Seidman (Cloudera)
Average rating: ***..
(3.50, 12 ratings)
The enterprise data management space has changed dramatically in recent years, and this had led to new challenges for organizations in creating successful data practices. Jonathan Seidman and Ted Malaska share guidance and best practices from planning to implementation based on years of experience working with companies to deliver successful data projects. Read more.
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9:0017:00 Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Location: Capital Suite 13
Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Nicolette Bullivant (Santander UK Technology), Charlotte Werger (Van Lanschot Kempen), Daniel First (QuantumBlack), Yiannis Kanellopoulos (Code4Thought), Romi Mahajan (Quantarium), Rashed Iqbal (Investment and Development Office), Martin Leijen (Rabobank / Digital Transformation Office), Tal Doron (GigaSpaces), Alistair Croll (Solve For Interesting), Chris Taggart (OpenCorporates), Jan Novotny (Deutsche Bank)
From analyzing risk and detecting fraud to predicting payments and improving customer experience, take a deep dive into the ways data technologies are transforming the financial industry. Read more.
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13:3017:00 Tuesday, 30 April 2019
Data Science, Machine Learning & AI
Location: Capital Suite 2/3
Francesca Lazzeri (Microsoft), Aashish Bhateja (Microsoft)
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)
Time series modeling and forecasting is fundamentally important to various practical domains; in the past few decades, machine learning model-based forecasting has become very popular in both private and public decision-making processes. Francesca Lazzeri walks you through using Azure Machine Learning to build and deploy your time series forecasting models. Read more.
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11:1511:55 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Data Science, Machine Learning & AI
Location: Capital Suite 17
Sami Niemi (Barclays)
Average rating: ****.
(4.62, 16 ratings)
Predicting transaction fraud of debit and credit card payments in real time is an important challenge, which state-of-art supervised machine learning models can help to solve. Sami Niemi offers an overview of the solutions Barclays has been developing and testing and details how well models perform in variety of situations like card present and card not present debit and credit card transactions. Read more.
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14:0514:45 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Data Science, Machine Learning & AI
Location: Capital Suite 15/16
Alun Biffin (Van Lanschot Kempen), David Dogon (Van Lanschot Kempen)
Average rating: ****.
(4.45, 11 ratings)
Alun Biffin and David Dogon explain how machine learning revolutionized the stock-picking process for portfolio managers at Kempen Capital Management by filtering the vast small-cap investment universe down to a handful of optimal stocks. Read more.
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14:5515:35 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Data Science, Machine Learning & AI
Location: Capital Suite 15/16
Eitan Anzenberg (Flowcast AI)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
Machine learning applications balance interpretability and performance. Linear models provide formulas to directly compare the influence of the input variables, while nonlinear algorithms produce more accurate models. Eitan Anzenberg explores a solution that utilizes what-if scenarios to calculate the marginal influence of features per prediction and compare with standardized methods such as LIME. Read more.
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16:3517:15 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Case studies, Strata Business Summit
Location: Capital Suite 12
Maurício Lins (everis consultancy UK), Lidia Crespo (Santander UK)
Average rating: ****.
(4.50, 4 ratings)
Big data is usually regarded as a menace to data privacy. But with data privacy principles and a customer-first mindset, it can be a game changer. Maurício Lins and Lidia Crespo explain how Santander UK applied this model to comply with GDPR, using graph technology, Hadoop, Spark, and Kudu to drive data obscuring, data portability, and machine learning exploration. Read more.
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17:2518:05 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Data Engineering and Architecture, Expo Hall
Location: Expo Hall 2 (Capital Hall N24)
Ted Malaska (Capital One)
Average rating: ****.
(4.12, 8 ratings)
The world of data is all about building the best path to support time and quality to value. 80% to 90% of the work is getting the data into the hands and tools that can create value. Ted Malaska takes you on a journey to investigate strategies and designs that can change the way your company looks and approaches data. Read more.
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17:2518:05 Wednesday, 1 May 2019
Teresa Tung (Accenture Labs), Jean-Luc Chatelain (Accenture)
Average rating: **...
(2.67, 3 ratings)
How do enterprises scale moving beyond one-off AI projects to making it reusable? Teresa Tung and Jean-Luc Chatelain explain how domain knowledge graphs—the technology behind today's internet search—can bring the same democratized experience to enterprise AI. They then explore other applications of knowledge graphs in oil and gas, financial services, and enterprise IT. Read more.
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11:1511:55 Thursday, 2 May 2019
Data Science, Machine Learning & AI
Location: Capital Suite 14
David Dogon (Van Lanschot Kempen)
Average rating: ****.
(4.75, 8 ratings)
David Dogon dives into a best practice use case for detecting fraud at a financial institution and details a dynamic and robust monitoring system that successfully detects unwanted client behavior. Join in to learn how machine learning models can provide a solution in cases where traditional systems fall short. Read more.
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11:1511:55 Thursday, 2 May 2019
Data Engineering and Architecture
Location: Capital Suite 10/11
Eoin O'Flanagan (NewDay), Darragh McConville (Kainos)
Average rating: ****.
(4.86, 7 ratings)
Eoin O'Flanagan and Darragh McConville explain how NewDay built a high-performance contemporary data processing platform from the ground up on AWS. Join in to explore the company's journey from a traditional legacy onsite data estate to an entirely cloud-based PCI DSS-compliant platform. Read more.
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11:1511:55 Thursday, 2 May 2019
Data Engineering and Architecture
Location: Capital Suite 8/9
Sandeep U (Intuit)
Average rating: ****.
(4.67, 3 ratings)
Teams today rely on dictionaries of collective wisdom—a mixed bag with regard to correctness: some datasets have accurate attribute details, while others are incorrect and outdated. This significantly impacts productivity of analysts and scientists. Sandeep Uttamchandani outlines three patterns to better manage data dictionaries. Read more.
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16:3517:15 Thursday, 2 May 2019
Data Science, Machine Learning & AI
Location: Capital Suite 14
Brennan Lodge (Goldman Sachs), Jay Kesavan (Bowery Analytics LLC)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 3 ratings)
Cybersecurity analysts are under siege to keep pace with the ever-changing threat landscape. The analysts are overworked as they are bombarded with and burned out by the sheer number of alerts that they must carefully investigate. Brennan Lodge and Jay Kesavan explain how to use a data science model for alert evaluations to empower your cybersecurity analysts. Read more.