Rare Outage Takes Fed Payment Systems Offline

The Federal Reserve suffered a rare outage on Wednesday that shut down key payment services used by banks, businesses and government agencies for several hours. According to The Wall Street Journal, Fed officials “couldn’t immediately recall a similar episode affecting its systems, which had been seen as extremely reliable.” Among the systems that went down […]

A Data Scientist Becomes a CFO

John Collins, CFO, LivePerson John Collins likes data. As a special investigator with the New York Stock Exchange, he built an automated surveillance system to detect suspicious trading activity. He pioneered approaches for transforming third-party “data exhaust” into...