The 5th edition of the new Data Science Whitepaper Series is now available. 

Business Analysis in the Data Science Age:  Pivoting to the New in Financial Services

Accenture and IIBA discuss the impact of data science in the financial industry which has embraced the power of data. 


The financial services industry is one of the pioneers to harness the explosion of data for the benefit of the customers. In this sector, the data is truly ‘big’ and the use of data science and related fields directly contribute to annual revenues.

In this paper, we examine various use cases in financial services from payments, credit, investment portfolios, to risk assessments and examine how data has managed to turn financial institutions into information powerhouses.


Key questions answered in this paper:

  • What are the essential data-driven trends in key sectors within the financial industry?
  • How business analysis professionals can apply a data-based model and methodology in financial services?
  • How business analysis practitioners can leverage data to understand the needs, wants, and demands of their customers?

Learn more about how can we leverage data and new technologies to drive better business outcomes in this informative whitepaper.

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Powering the Future in Energy

Machines are increasingly becoming ‘intelligent’ and disruptively transforming the way the world works. Companies around the globe are deploying groundbreaking technologies like data science, artificial intelligence and machine learning to achieve not just exponential growth rates but also enhanced customer experiences, while also creating new products, services and markets. The energy and utilities industry sure is taking notes.

In this paper, the authors paint a picture of energy and utilities industry which has traditionally been a regulation driven marketplace with limited customer contact, to providing targeted energy solutions and enhanced customer experience fueled by unique customer insights.

International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA®) is a professional association dedicated to uniting the business analysis community to create better business outcomes.

Through a global network, IIBA connects with over 29,000 Members and more than 300 Corporate Members and 120 Chapters.

As the recognized voice of the business analysis community, IIBA supports the recognition of the profession and discipline and works to maintain the global standard for the practice and certification.

IIBA would like to thank Accenture for their contribution leading the development of the Data Science Whitepaper Series.