Analytics for FS


Analytics for Financial Services

The rapid prioritization of data as a strategic asset in Financial Services has been a bi-product of a highly regulated environment. However, with so much emphasis placed on Data Governance for compliance, Financial Services often struggle with implementing analytical capabilities to drive value extraction from their information resources – which is critical to compete in today’s digitally-charged marketplace.

Join the Analytics for Financial Services Focus Day to understand how leaders are leveraging analytics to transition from cost center to profit center, compete with Fintech, bolster customer insights, pricing products, loan optimization, performance management and minimize risk.

7.45am- 8.45am

Breakfast Roundtable: Blockchain for Financial Services

Like the internet, Blockchain promises to revolutionize multiple industries, particularly the Financial Services. The benefits of Blockchain’s shared digital-ledger framework provide the opportunity to enhance security and optimize efficiency for banks in several key business areas such as loyalty, payments, asset management and loans. Topics of discussion: An introduction to Blockchain. Impact on the financial… Read more.

9.00am- 9.30am

Keynote Presentation: Shifting the lens of Data Governance from regulatory compliance to analytics

Expanding the remit of data and analytics past regulatory needs and switching to an ‘offensive’ approach. Data as a corporate asset – how to move the data analytics function from cost center to profit center. Structuring Data Governance and analytics to optimize outcomes.

9.30am- 10.00am

Keynote Presentation: Case study – developing analytical capability at M&T Bank

Evaluating the journey to becoming an analytically-driven organization and key lessons learned. Strategies for integrating all aspects needed for an effective analytics function including people, governance and technology. Architecting an insights-driven culture to effect and evolve core banking and finance divisions.

10.00am- 10.30am

Panel Discussion: Evolving analytics in financial services beyond regulatory compliance

Examining the challenges and steps needed to begin your insights-driven transformation. What can be done to convince internal stakeholders of the sheer importance of analytics. When should you begin to build out your analytics maturity? Reactivity to pro-activity – Discussing strategies in strengthening regulatory compliance efficacy by building an ethos of agile and automated data… Read more.

11.00am- 11.30am

Keynote Presentation: Traditional corporate systems and overcoming legacy database integration

Financial Services organisations are recognizing the need for an embedded culture of data and analytics based decision making and there are clear benefits. However, are we truly ready for the implications of it? How do you transform legacy infrastructures and create a road-map for data access and integration with BI in collaboration with IT? How… Read more.

11.30am- 12.00pm

Keynote Presentation: Adding value to finance and risk functions through improved analytics

Understand how to bolster value add to all lines of business by implementing simplistic modelling and improved analytics. Discover how you can improve targeting, pricing, more predictive credit and liquidity models, and better plan your capital spend through greater emphasis on analyst activities. Evaluate the importance in the organisational data value chain and foster a… Read more.

12.00pm- 12.30pm

Keynote Presentation: Utilizing analytics for measuring financials and operational performance management

Best practice in taking a holistic, cross-functional view of your organization to identify key areas for improvement and optimize profitability. Contextualizing data capture and quality in order to arrive at reliable results. Creating a culture of accountability and communicating findings to garner action.

12.30pm- 1.30pm

Panel Discussion: Empowering financial marketers and deepening customer relationships through analytics understanding and application

Creating intimate, personalized and convenient customer relationships in the age of digital. Highlight how financial services can remain competitive in relation to customer experience and what customers expect from today’s businesses. Evolving platforms for engagement and new trends.

2.00pm- 2.30pm

Keynote Presentation: Developing Data Governance and analytics in support of data privacy and data security

Assessing the critical nature of Data Governance in achieving succinct and effective security, data privacy. Galvanizing enterprise-wide support and embedding security-by-design into Data Governance for enhanced compliance and customer trust. Trends in cyber attacks and financial crime sophistication.

2.30pm- 3.00pm

Keynote Presentation: Transforming Anti-Money Laundering & fraud detection through analytics & data visualization

Examining the trends in financial crime and the methods used by traffickers and hackers to avoid detection. Use cases of analytics and data visualization to monitor the flow of money and better observe discrepancies. The benefits of data sharing between customs, tax and legal authorities in creating better efficiency and effectiveness in dealing with fraud… Read more.

3.00pm- 3.30pm

Keynote Presentation: Connecting the dots and mastering data lineage for improved security and operational Efficiency

Providing visibility into the analytics pipeline and simplifying tracing the source of errors. Enriching data lineage with additional business value through strong Master Data Management. Reaping the regulatory reporting benefits of trustworthy data sources and breeding an agile response to an increasingly strict legislative environment.

4.00pm- 4.30pm

Keynote Presentation: The art of data product management: from lab intelligence to the real value

Understanding the business case for big data products in developing and agile response to customer behavior; ensuring sustained competitive advantage with the big tech giants. Connecting the dots along the customer journey and developing more from your intelligence and analytics, defining the customer experience and applying this to specific consumer use cases. Real case studies… Read more.

4.30pm- 5.00pm

Keynote Presentation: Building the Digital Bank of the future

How do you harness analytics to support digital transformation? Evaluating the means to challenge your traditional models of operation. Eradicating silod innovation and involving all functions in going digital.

5.00pm- 5.30pm

Panel Discussion: Strategies to survive and thrive Fintech disruption

Fintech trends non-bank financial service providers and areas of innovation for online/mobile payments, money transfers, P2P lending, digital security, asset management and wealth. Collaboration or competition – How to transform Fintech and silicon valley into a profit center. Evaluating best practices to remain competitive and strengths already held within traditional financial services.

5.30pm- 7.00pm

Drinks Reception