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AI in the Financial Industry: A Pragmatic Perspective

Posted June 11, 2019 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies, Data Analytics & Digital Technologies Cutter Business Technology Journal
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Tom Butler and Leona O’Brien provide a timely perspective on AI in the financial industry. Their article provides a pragmatic perspective on the capabilities of AI and pours cold water on some of the hyperbolic claims made about AI and ML in the fintech and regtech space. The authors suggest a direction and guidelines for future research for AI to realize its potential in the financial services sector.

About The Author
Tom Butler
Tom Butler is a Professor in the Department of Business Information Systems at University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. He has over 200 publications in leading IS journals and conferences and a range of other outlets. Dr. Butler has been awarded more than US $9.5 million in research funding and has several technology innovations to his name. He is a global thought leader in regtech and a member of the expert group on fintech innovation for the… Read More
Leona O Brien
Leona O’Brien is a Senior Regulatory Technology Researcher in the Department of Business Information Systems at University College Cork (UCC), Ireland. Her research interests include semantic technologies, financial regulation, and regtech/fintech. Ms. O’Brien has been widely published, has collaborated on several regtech innovations, and has been awarded nearly US $500K in research funding. She is a speaker and panel member of industry… Read More
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