Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 68: An Inside Look at IBM Watson

Marc Andrews of IBM sits down with Anthony and Dan to discuss the company's use of Watson for regulatory compliance and surveillance.

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Sell-Side Technology deputy editor Dan DeFrancesco and WatersTechnology US editor Anthony Malakian record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.

 

This week, Marc Andrews—vice president of Watson Financial Services Solutions for IBM—sits down with Anthony and Dan to discuss how the company is using the famed Watson platform in the financial services space.

1:00 How to enter your company for this year’s Waters Rankings.

3:00 Marc talks about why IBM focused on regulatory compliance, first, for the financial sector.

4:45 The difference between artificial intelligence and augmented intelligence.

6:45 How IBM breaks down its regulatory services.

8:00 Mifid II uses cases for cognitive learning.

10:30 Is an industry utility for AML/KYC on the horizon?

13:30 Other potential benefits for cognitive learning in the trading lifecycle.

17:00 Cognitive technology’s ability to diagnose an issue based on different “symptoms”.

20:00 A preview of Watson’s AML/KYC solution, which will be rolled out later this year.

23:40 Will cognitive machines take over the regulatory process at banks?


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Links to articles discussed:

Waters Rankings 2017
 

Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony or Dan via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakian; [email protected]

Dan: @dandefrancesco; [email protected] 

 

Past 10 episodes:

Episode 58: Euro OTFs v. US SEFs, RFQ for ETFs

Episode 59: Gabriel Woo, VP of Innovation at RBC

Episode 60: Bill Murphy, Blackstone CTO

Episode 61: Automating Processes

Episode 62: Shadow IT, CFTC's Giancarlo at FIA Boca

Episode 63: Acquisition Analysis, Rise of Data Spend

Episode 64: Open Source, Cyber, AI - A NATAS Recap

Episode 65: Public Cloud Providers Battle for Dominance, The Rise of Artificial Intelligence

Episode 66: Technologists & Film Portrayals

Episode 67: A Farewell to Dan

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