Metis Corporate Training Senior Data Scientist Javed Ahmed joined a panel of banking industry executives to discuss the pressure fintech and big technology companies place on traditional banks in the race to develop AI tools. The panel advised that fintechs will lead to AI innovation, thanks to their tendency not to face the internal red tape often found at these legacy organizations. The panel discussion was covered in the Wall Street Journal, where Javed is quoted as saying:
"When it comes to offering lending services, many fintech firms tout their digital-first approach and willingness to consider alternative data, such as utility bill history, that traditional banks may not. Those factors – as well as their appeal to younger customers and the rise of e-commerce prompted by the pandemic – are likely to help boost the market share of fintech companies."
In a recent article published on BuiltIn, writer Stephen Gossett interviews Metis Sr. Data Scientist Javed Ahmed about the differences between Data Scientists and Data Engineers. Javed breaks down the two distinct roles, helping readers grasp the central difference: design vs. implementation.
In late July, our Chief Data Scientist Debbie Berebichez hosted a free Training Industry webinar on How to Empower Your Business with Data Literacy. We're happy to share that the recording of the talk is now available on-demand.