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How Big Data Analytics Will Transform the Shipping Industry – Dr Theodosis Mourouzis

13th September, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Big Data Analytics is the science of uncovering insights, patterns and correlations and discovering meaningful information from mounds of data that exists in various forms, structured and un-structured, using techniques from different scientific fields such as statistics, data modelling, machine learning, mathematics, computer science, neuroscience, visualisations, business intelligence and many others. It could be characterised as [...]

Economic Management of the Last Five Years – Dr George Theocharides

11th September, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Five years have almost passed since the banking crisis of March 2013 and we are getting close now to the next presidential elections. This is a good time I believe to step back and review the economic management of the last five years. What is the current state of the economy and how much progress has [...]

Analytics in Financial Services: Time to appreciate the value

29th August, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Around 1980s-1990s, Information Technology (IT) Systems transformed every manual operational and business bank process to a digital one, reducing in this away unnecessary costs and improving upon efficiency and speed. Today, the Financial Services Industry is undergoing a major transformation driven by big data technologies and predictive analytics, moving towards a formal, critical and data-driven [...]

Αναλυτής Δεδομένων ίσως ο πιο υποσχόμενος ρόλος του 21ου αιώνα

21st August, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Η επιστήμη της ανάλυσης δεδομένων είναι ένας νέος σχετικά επιστημονικός τομέας, με πολύ ελπιδοφόρο μέλλον. Επιχειρήσεις και βιομηχανίες έχουν συνειδητοποιήσει την τεράστια αξία και τις δυνατότητές της στη διαδικασία λήψης αποφάσεων. Θα μπορούσε να χαρακτηριστεί ως η τέχνη της ανακάλυψης μοτίβων, συσχετισμών καθώς και γνώσεων από δεδομένα σε διάφορες μορφές, δομημένα και μη δομημένα, χρησιμοποιώντας [...]

Initial Coin Offering (ICO): Advices to Minimise Failure
Dr Theodosis Mourouzis

3rd August, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Initial Coin Offering, or commonly known as ICO, is a form of crowdfunding or fund-raising activity based either on established cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) and Ether (ETH) or fiat currencies. Startups that are incorporating coins into their product’s design, are using ICO as a method for capital raising since it is easier and more efficient, bypassing in this way the [...]

Zorbas Student Project: Learning by Doing
Dr Olga Kandinskaia

30th June, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , |

Recent trends in education, and business education in particular, emphasize the importance of “learning by doing”. As Benjamin Franklin famously wrote: “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” Leading business schools abroad increasingly include real-life company projects into their academic curriculum to enrich the experience of their [...]