HSBC Data Breach Highlights the Dangers of New Account Fraud Attacks

Posted by John Bennett on November 21, 2018

HSBC, the world’s twelfth largest financial services organization, has reported that a little under 1% of its U.S. checking accounts were accessed by unauthorized users in early October. As industry analyst Ron Shevlin has pointed out, 1% of HSBC accounts is roughly the number of all accounts in a mid-sized bank or credit union. In this blog, learn why new account fraud is increasing and how you can stay safe.

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Tags: Customer Identity Intelligence

A Winning Combination For Lenders: AI and Alternative Data

Posted by John Bennett on November 5, 2018

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is getting a lot of attention in the financial services market - and rightfully so. AI promises to deliver more accurate predictions of creditworthiness for lenders. It also promises to be useful in detecting fraud. In this blog, learn how lenders need more than AI platforms and new analytical models, to realize its full potential.

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Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Customer Identity Intelligence, Alternative Data

How to Leverage Intelligence to Help Online Lenders

Posted by Greg Cote on October 26, 2018

We’re back from this year’s LEND360 conference. It was another great event: insightful presentations, engaging conversations, and a chance to reconnect with friends and colleagues. In this blog post, learn about 3 major topics that leading online lenders were discussing at this year's show. 

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Tags: Lend360, Customer Identity Intelligence, Alternative Data, Artificial Intelligence

One World Identity & Identity Intelligence - Interview with Greg Cote

Posted by John Bennett on October 18, 2018




Looking for a crash course on predictive analytics for lending decisions, technology for establishing identity, financial services market trends, different forms of identity theft, and the importance of combining Artificial Intelligence (AI) techniques for delivering the most precise and understandable scores for making lending decisions?

In a wide-ranging 35-minute podcast, Accelitas CEO Greg Coté covers everything you need to know about Identity Intelligence and more with One World Identity’s Cameron D’Ambrosi.

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Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Customer Identity Intelligence, State of Indentity, One World Identity, Identity Intelligence

What Happened to Alternative Data?

Posted by Greg Cote on September 18, 2018

Lenders need to offer alternative data tailored for the communities they serve, as well as insights into the consumers in those communities. In this blog, learn how we are providing financial service organizations the alternative 'alternative' data, customer identity intelligence, and responsive service they need to deliver great products to a growing and profitable market.

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Tags: Customer Identity Intelligence, Identity Intelligence, CU Direct DRIVE, Artificial Intelligence, Alternative Data

How to increase your customers with AI and Alternative Data

Posted by Greg Cote on September 17, 2018

 

On May 31, 2018, Accelitas CEO Greg Cote delivered a talk “The Good, the Bad, and Your Data” - highlighting Customer Identity Intelligence (CII) at the CU Direct DRIVE Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Here’s the second post - of a two part blog series - where Greg’s explains how to increase your customers with AI and Alternative Data.

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Tags: Customer Identity Intelligence, Identity Intelligence, CU Direct DRIVE

How to reach more customers with Artificial Intelligence

Posted by Greg Cote on September 14, 2018

On May 31, 2018, Accelitas CEO Greg Cote delivered a talk “The Good, the Bad, and Your Data” - highlighting Customer Identity Intelligence (CII) at the CU Direct DRIVE Conference in Grapevine, Texas. Here’s the first post - of a two part blog series - of Greg’s talk that explains how to leverage Artificial Intelligence to identify more good customers. 

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Tags: Customer Identity Intelligence, Identity Intelligence, CU Direct DRIVE, Artificial Intelligence

The Benefits of Crossing Disciplines in Artificial Intelligence

Posted by Steve Krawczyk on May 8, 2018

Steve Krawczyk, Director of Research & Development, Accelitas

At Accelitas, we’re dedicated to providing businesses with predictive insights that grow profitable accounts while reducing risks. And when it comes to the data analytics that deliver these insights, we believe in using the best tool for a job. To determine the best tool, you need to have well-rounded knowledge spanning multiple disciplines. It’s not sufficient simply to rely on one’s own area of expertise, even if that expertise includes PhD work. Work at the PhD level almost always requires specialization in a narrow topic within a single discipline. That tight focus is great for making incremental advances in a field of study. But it’s all too easy in post-graduate work to fall into the trap of keeping that tight focus when trying to solve the broad, highly varied range of problems that arise in the real world.

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Tags: Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, lending, linear model, interpretable results