6. Big Data

On this episode of Asia Pacific Business Strategies, Anthony Lei joins Michael North in a discussion about how banks use big data. Get an inside view from a data analyst.

A bank analyst deals every day with dense numbers, information about people, finance, perception — trying to help the bank make better decisions about serving its customers.

The field of data mining from public sources like Facebook has been in the news a lot lately, and not in a good way; for example the Cambridge Analytica controversy over Facebook data. A discussion of business, ethics and privacy.

A discussion of academic studies online, alongside conventional university studies at schools like Georgia Tech and University of Hawaii. Specifically, Coursera connection at Johns Hopkins, and edX through UC Berkeley. The quality of the remote learning experience compared with the traditional, direct route.

Demonstration of a software tool developed by Anthony Lei, that allows comparison of a pair of securities, indices or exchange-traded funds. Available at no cost at anthonylei.shinyapps.io/SecurityAnalysis/

Produced with the sponsorship of Asia-Pacific Group; asiapacificgroup.us
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