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7 September 2020
ADC and Project Cece built an AI plug-in that checks if a brand is sustainable

Amsterdam Data Collective has started a project to make it easier to check the sustainability of a brand while you are shopping online. A simple plug-in (we call it the Goodbase AI plug-in) that you install in your Chrome browser will give the option to easily check on every website you visit if a brand […]

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9 July 2020
Add fairness to your Data Quality Frameworks!

Data Quality Frameworks Getting the requirements right for the data set used to train AI systems is a hot topic. It’s a complex issue that Data Quality Frameworks can help to resolve. Effective Data Quality Frameworks (DQFs) today monitor a range of data quality dimensions including completeness, accuracy, validity, timeliness, accessibility and consistency. But not […]

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Public sector
18 June 2020
How will the EBA guidelines on loan origination and monitoring support the bank during the crisis?

Banks are currently busy with helping their clients in implementing all kind of measures to ease the pain of the current crisis. Also, our government provides subsidy and/or guarantees on bank loans to companies who are affected by the lockdown. To cut things short, all the departments within the banks are pretty much occupied with […]

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Financial Services
15 June 2020
Customer analytics

In a world where customer demand is changing rapidly and customer loyalty is becoming volatile, it is crucial for companies to identify their best customers, understand the needs of these costumers and adjust their strategy based on these customer insights. In other words, Customer Analytics is the way forward! Customer Analytics is about understanding your […]

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Retail
25 May 2020
Models Behaving Badly?

1-minute version In 2011 Emanuel Derman wrote his book Models Behaving Badly: In general models do not perform well in financial crises. Risk and finance department will face a challenge in maintaining their behavioural models since these models are usually calibrated on ‘normal times’. Behavioural models play a crucial role in, among others, ALM, pricing, […]

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18 May 2020
How will COVID-19 affect banks?

On 19 March, Kees van Dijkhuizen, chairman of the board of ABN AMRO, stated that banks will be part of the solution for the current crisis. Together with ING, Rabobank, de Volksbank and Triodos Bank, they decided to give companies affected by the COVID-19 a six-month delay in loan repayment. Initially, it concerns loans of […]

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20 April 2020
Restarting regular care

With our complementary knowledge and expertise BeBright and Amsterdam Data Collective help hospitals and other caregivers with their new challenge of restarting regular care as soon as possible. The outbreak of COVID-19 has made a lot of impact on the regular care. To liberate the scarce resources hospitals have cancelled half of the regular non-acute […]

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Strategy
11 February 2020
Number 1 online retailer 2020

December feels already long behind with high (online) sales due to the holidays season. These sales are traditionally linked in The Netherlands with the race for gifts for Sinterklaas and Christmas. Lately a number of initiatives coming from abroad have been giving an extra boost to those sales. Black Friday is the day after Thanksgiving […]

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Strategy
19 December 2019
A sustainable clothing choice by AI

We built a database with 2000+ clothing brands with a sustainability rating. In this article, we walk you through the interesting parts of the process. This is how we help to make a sustainable choice in clothing. The code is available open source for you to explore and improve. The fashion industry is impactful, let’s […]

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Solutions
17 December 2019
Data science: why use it? 

People often ask me what ‘data science’ actually is. At Amsterdam Data Collective (ADC), data science has a broad meaning: it is everything that has to do with the process of retrieving useful information from data, as well as editing and presenting that data. Some experts in data science will put the emphasis on the […]

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