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Banco Santander launches data science apprenticeship program

Banco Santander in the UK is offering a first-of-its-kind data science apprenticeship to non-graduates. The program, being operated in conjunction with WhiteHat, will allow the bank to build a pipeline of data savvy employees, something in line with its EUR 20 billion digital transformation effort. The program also highlights the …

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HSBC opens data innovation labs in London and Toronto

HSBC has opened two data and innovation labs, one in London and the other in Toronto. The labs will engage in activities aimed at improving HSBC’s products and services through the use of analytics and robotics. The labs will also cooperate with firms specialized in other important areas such as …

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Big Data in Kazakhstan: press review

Big Data technologies are gradually entering the Kazakh market. Large companies use solutions based on them, schools of big data analysts open, state projects on digitalization are launched. A lot of materials on this topic have been published in the local media this year, here are the main ones.   …

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Big Data in Uzbekistan: government initiatives

Government is the main initiator of Big Data activities in Uzbekistan. Here are the main ones this year.   The first BI analysts school in UZ The first school of BI analysts ASPEX BI SCHOOL has been opened at Inha University in Tashkent this March. Students can undergo three-month training …

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Popular FinTech courses for both beginners and professionals

FinTech training courses and programs are popping up around the world. Here are 9 of the most popular for beginners and professionals alike:     Around FinTech in 8 Hours – offered by the Course of the Center for Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE), this 8-hour course is designed to help beginners …

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Where to get blockchain educated

Blockchain is becoming one of the most explored technologies around the world, including by financial institutions and governments. Moreover, there is a shortage of blockchain specialists globally, placing a premium on blockchain educational opportunities. Here are the best blockchain educational opportunities: MIT (United States) offers a course called Design and …

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A new model of business education in Uzbekistan

Uzbekistan has embarked on an effort to ensure adequately-trained professionals are available for Uzbek businesses following a severe shortage of such personnel in the country. To accomplish this, Uzbekistan must ensure that there are competent teachers in each educational area and that existing enterprises are invested in the educational process. …

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Time for Kazakhstan to develop university-level FinTech program

FinTech companies in Kazakhstan have helped thousands of people gain access to fast and convenient financial resources. Yet, FinTech companies in Kazakhstan are facing the same problems as FinTech companies across the world: limited available talent. Currently Kazakhstani FinTech companies are trying to overcome this issue by: (1) collaborating with …

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Solving the IT conundrum for financial institutions

IT professionals are becoming an increasingly important part of small and large companies alike. This is especially true in the banking sector, which is being driven by simultaneous desires to reduce costs, increase security and provide exceptional services to clients. The dynamic growth of the banking sector, however, has made …

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New technologies represent the new face of additional education

An increasing number of working-age Russians are pursuing additional education opportunities, believing that course certificates and seminar attendance will help boost their careers and salaries. These nearly 7 million Russians are being courted by an increasing number of educational providers that include government agencies, universities and private companies. While many …

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Infographic: Gen Z, the entrepreneur generation

While Millennials have turned to “side gigs” to support themselves, Generation Z (Gen Z) seems determined to work for themselves…and only themselves. Infographic: analytics and Big Data in the financial services industry The future of HR could be in blockchain technology The surprising slowness of IT departments

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Tokenized student economy to transform global educational market

Spitball, a global online student marketplace with over 500,000 registered users, has launched Spitball 2.0 (a token-driven blockchain economy that will transform a USD 150+ billion centralized e-learning industry into a decentralized ecosystem), creating a much fairer deal for students. By leveraging the existing Spitball platform as well as more …

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Top trends in e-learning and EdTech

There has been a noticeable revival for educational products, with an increasing number of accelerators and investors becoming interested in educational startups and many corporations working to develop their own educational services/courses. At the same time, this burgeoning market is still in the nascent stage, trying to realize an undefined …

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Uzbekistan and Belarus agree to joint IT training program

Uzbekistan and Belarus have come to an agreement on the mutual training of IT specialists. Under the agreement, students will study the first half of the four-year course in Uzbekistan and the second half in Belarus, with graduates awarded a degree in both countries. Courses will be taught in Russian …

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Singapore’s FinTech dreams hit a labor shortage wall

Singapore’s goal of becoming a high-tech financial hub is running into real-world problems of labor supply and demand. While the nation’s universities and polytechnic schools churn out an estimated 400 graduates every year, Singapore also has the goal of adding 1,000 financial tech jobs each year. This, combined with tech …

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Russia’s problem with high-skilled expatriation

In recent years, Russia has been puzzled by an important labor-related issue: the exodus of talented nationals who could fill the domestic skill gap and contribute to greater innovation and entrepreneurship in the country. According to data, the emigration of skilled Russians seems to mostly boil down to economic issues …

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USAVE Blockchain, BluPoint to launch African educational campaign

USAVE Blockchain has announced that it will be supporting offline internet solution provider BluPoint as part of an effort to increase access to education and information across African mining communities. Specifically, USAVE Blockchain plans to allocate 1% of funds raised from its upcoming initial coin offering (ICO) to BluPoint. In …

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PayPal joins launch of FinTech educational program in Singapore

PayPal, a leading brand in the digital economy, has announced its plan to join the launch of a FinTech educational program in Singapore, alongside Singapore’s five polytechnic institutes and the Institute of Technical Education. Specifically, PayPal will work with the institutions to enhance their IT curriculum by integrating proprietary materials …

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First school of digital economics in Russia

The creation of the first school of digital economics in Russia was announced last fall at the Eastern Economic Forum. The school, founded as an innovative educational project designed to train personnel for solving advanced tasks in the digital sphere, will be built based on individual educational trajectories and the …

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