Monthly Archives: July 2017

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Why blockchains could be good (and bad) for financial reporting

July 21st, 2017|

While associated with digital currencies such as Bitcoin, the potential applications for blockchains are practically unlimited. Also known as distributed ledger technology (DLT), a blockchain records and verifies digital transactions without any central authority. Every transaction (aka block) is recorded on thousands of ledgers in a network of replicated databases. Before a block is recorded, […]

Money Ball Proved the Value of Harnessing Big Data

July 17th, 2017|

In Major League Baseball, it’s a whole new ball game. Ever since the movie Money Ball demonstrated the value of using advanced data analytics, the game has changed. Using big data has proven to help MLB teams succeed.

Of course, statistics have always been a part of baseball, but until the last few years, stats were […]