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Cyprus Blockchain Technologies joins the ISO/TC 307 as participating member

17th November, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , |

Cyprus Blockchain Technologies joins the ISO/TC 307 as participating member The Cyprus Blockchain Technologies Ltd. is a non-profit organisation established as a collaboration among academic institutions, including University College London Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT) and CIIM - The Cyprus International Institute of Management, banks (including Bank of Cyprus and Hellenic Bank), as well [...]

There are Reasons for the New Scepticism on Free Trade and Globalization

6th October, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

One of the oldest and most widely held economic theories is that international trade is a win-win situation. Through the benefits of international specialization, all parties to agreements which extend free trade can “win”.  This is the theoretical basis for free trade and globalization. It has become so widely accepted that it’s support has become almost [...]

How the Telecom Industry Could Benefit from Predictive Analytics

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

Data Mining 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. It employs techniques from a diverse set of scientific fields including computational statistics, machine learning, deep learning, mathematics, data processing, visualisations, business intelligence and many others. Data science or [...]

Why study business management and why choose MBM

26th September, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |

In the hyper-competitive job market of today a postgraduate degree in business management has become a required qualification for employment in jobs that university graduates would find appealing and rewarding. Fields that were in high demand a few years ago are now saturated and many graduates are unable to secure the job they have targeted with [...]

How Big Data Analytics Will Transform the Shipping Industry

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 [...]