Weekly Coffee Break: Roundup of Industry News

Weekly Roundup of Industry News

This is a roundup of industry news and links for the week of January 29th that have informed, entertained, and inspired us.

Here’s our weekly roundup of industry news:

Smart Contracts and the Future of Banking – Crypto currencies like Bitcoin has been continuing to favor polarizing acceptance from the financial industry and in the same level, Blockchain technology is gaining worldwide acceptance. Countries like India are coming up with “Bank chain Consortiums” with as many as 27 banks to device Blockchain based banking solutions. It will however be hard to understand the excitement with Blockchain and more importantly, smart contracts, without getting a know how of what the technology offers.

Shaw Welcomes Mitch Mayton – Shaw Systems is growing again! Shaw welcomes Mitch Mayton to the Quality Assurance Team at our Richmond, Virginia office.

Mitch has a degree in Web Application Development from J. Sargeant Reynolds and previous experience as an Automation Test Engineer at Capital One. Mitch is a Quality Assurance Analyst for Shaw’s SPECTRUM team in Richmond, Virginia. He creates and maintains automation test scripts and regression suites, with a focus on FitNesse testing framework.

2018: The ‘Year of AI and Machine Learning’ for Financial Marketers – Financial marketers must understand the latest artificial intelligence and machine-learning marketing applications to succeed. Not only do consumers expect a new level of personalized communication and engagement, but revenue and cost pressures require a more efficient marketing mix with improved results.

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