Digital transformation, with artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies at its core, has created unprecedented challenges and opportunities across all industries. The financial sector will be profoundly affected as demonstrated by numerous use cases including:
Challenges to Successful Deployments
“America’s largest companies, many of whom are struggling with a skills gap in filling technical positions, must improve their capacity for internal training and education to compete for talent in today’s economy and fulfill their responsibilities to their employees.”
Our Answer: Financial Data Professional CharterThe Financial Data Professional Institute (FDPI) provides a curriculum and a level of discipline and professionalism coincident with the alternative data explosion. It sets the foundation for financial analysts to develop specific skills such as working with data sets, managing a team of data scientists, communicating results to various stakeholders. In addition to helping financial professionals develop new skill sets, the FDPI curriculum elevates the role of privacy and ethics in the development and execution of any financial data science projects.
The Financial Data Professional (FDP) designation reflects the same rigorous standards set by other global designations such as CAIA, CFA, and GARP. Organizations that employ them, realize critical value propositions including: