Data Scientist

The brightest fintech minds could be right in your office


New tech-focused programs for employees can help banks evolve from within.


Fintech MX gets $100 million in funding to expand operations


The fast-growing fintech, which says its mission is helping banks be better consumer advocates, will use its cash infusion for hiring, software development and new partnerships.


TransUnion innovation lab expanding to Canada, India


The lab works with more than 200 data scientists to create access to affordable credit and help financial firms match products to customers, the company says.


Synchrony minds HR as it develops AI


The bank and card program provider is starting to use AI in many areas, but it's also trying to build paths forward for employees whose jobs will be affected.


Can crowdsourcing mitigate a dearth of data scientists for banks?


Data scientists from NASA, Google and hundreds of other places are working for financial firms in their spare time. Is this a good idea?


Small banks need big data to maintain customer service edge


Community bankers take pride in their personal touch with customers, but they must extend it to mobile platforms. A good start is creating digital hubs that let customers view their full financial picture in one place, a chief technology officer says.


To compete with big tech firms, banks need big-tech talent


The financial services industry must change how it attracts, hires and develops data science talent.