Managing internal data appropriately can be the key to optimizing a company’s human resources – from predicting whether a candidate will be successful to combating brain drain.
Getting to New York in 30 minutes or Hong Kong in just 22 minutes is not an impossible task for Elon Musk and his company SpaceX. The man who also created the superson train project that is capable of traveling at a speed of 1,200 km/hr just showed the world his latest project to reach Mars. The plan includes a preliminary phase that involves traveling across the planet in rockets.
BBVA Compass' archive of Harvey-related stories designed to help Houston navigate new reality
In the month since Harvey hit Houston, BBVA Compass has published a series of articles to help its customers and the public at large understand the city's new reality, how to move forward, and how the bank will be there to provide support.
The European Union wants to boost the level of data protection for Europeans, and to this end, it has approved the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The GDPR establishes a series of new requirements, including the mandatory designation of a Data Protection delegate within institutions and companies handling sensitive data. The delegate will be responsible for ensuring that the personal information handled by these organizations is adequately protected. BBVA has already created that post, getting ahead of the standard’s effective date.
Agriculture stands at the threshold of a new revolution. The rising population, the competition for increasingly scarce resources and the phenomenon of climate change are just some of the challenges facing the sector as it seeks to feed all of humanity. We need to produce more with less, a challenge that the farm sector has already begun to answer, thanks to the Internet of Things, whose sensors have brought the benefits of big data to the farmsteads and croplands.
This article is the second part about serverless, where we will cover the integration of one of the most interesting products implementing this technology (Fission) in OpenShift, RedHat’s PaaS platform.
Prior to this article, this analysis of serverless architectures or FaaS (Function as a Service) was prepared, to introduce this technology together with its value in business developments.
Economics, businesses and finance
Francisco González tells finance and banking students: “If you have a strategy and you believe in it, persevere”
Perseverance is the key to success. That was the message BBVA’s Group Executive Chairman shared with an audience of finance and banking students at the start of the academic year. “Amazon was about to collapse twice. It has been hard for us, but here we are leading the transformation of the industry,” said Francisco González. Principles are the other fundamental element: “Never give in to misconduct,” he told them.
Design is a critical element to customer loyalty and getting it right is a key differentiator in business.
For BBVA Compass, every step of the customer journey is important, from account opening to basic account maintenance, which is why the bank’s new front-end sales and service application is a key tool for its branch team.
Dubbed Client Vista, the tool connects the bank’s real-time core banking platform to its sales and service team giving them better flexibility to assist the client and discuss products and services that are relevant to their personal needs. For the customer, the impact of the change is minimal, according to BBVA Compass Consumer Director of Business Planning and Client Vista Program Owner Shawn O’Brien, but the application was designed specifically to meet their needs.
Computer studies, sciences and development
Cybersecurity tips from Kevin Mitnick: hacker, security consultant and recent Birmingham, Ala. visitor
Kevin Mitnick, the top cybersecurity keynote speaker, is back for another round of Bright Perspective events this coming fall in tandem with BBVA Compass, and his first stop took him to the Magic City.