Rage Against the Machines: Will AI Destroy Financial Jobs?

Artificial intelligence, a field once infamous for sky-high predictions and underwhelming results, is now developing with a rapidity that has taken almost everyone by surprise. As the abilities of this technology become clearer, AI is being deployed in thousands of businesses and industries. The financial sector, in particular, has shown enthusiasm about AI’s potential.

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A day in the life of a Financial Data Analyst

Simon Fothergill is 34 and Head of Analytics at TAB (formerly Crowdsurfer) – a Cambridge-based comparison site that analyses 900+ crowdfunding platforms daily to deliver data-based insight on the market. Simon has a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Sports Science from Cambridge University and a Masters in Engineering from Imperial College, London. When not crunching numbers, he enjoys playing the trombone and piano.

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A day in the life of a Cyber Security Expert

A BA in Contemporary Media Practice and a Masters in Fine Art aren’t the usual qualifications for a Cyber Security Expert – but that didn’t stop Leigh-Anne Galloway from being made Cyber Security Resilience Lead at Positive Technologies recently. In this interview, the 29-year-old tells us how she made the switch and what a typical day working at a cybersecurity company with over 700 people in 10 offices worldwide involves…

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Data security is HOT! How to bag the best jobs around

Another week, another major data breach. Only recently our beloved NHS fell victim to a cyber attack, while a record number of businesses are reporting significant data breaches. As a result, cyber security professionals are in huge demand, and cyber security is a major growth sector. Here’s how to get a piece of the action – with or without a cyber security degree.

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What is blockchain and how can I get a job in it?

Keen readers of this blog will have already spotted our 4 financial sectors set to boom post published last month. In that post we identified cryptocurrencies and ICO (initial coin offering) as a key area tipped for growth in 2017.

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