Harnessing news media insights to identify valuable business opportunities

BSG empowered the client management staff of a corporate bank to get enhanced business insights from quality news articles on a near real-time basis. These valuable insights cut through the information overload and gave them a competitive advantage to capitalise on potential business opportunities.

  • Enable client management to consume quality news articles, tailored to their needs
  • Empower client management with relevant, near-real-time news at the click of a button
  • Reduce the time spent on manually searching, consuming, comprehending and sharing news
  • Develop the ability to read market sentiment and generate insights with a view of identifying and capitalising on potential business opportunities
  • Link opportunities back to bank-specific customers, sectors and countries of interest
  • On-board an external news vendor that provides premium quality corporate news for the African continent
  • Use Data Science to tag news articles with bank-specific customers, sectors and countries of interest
  • Use Data Science techniques to produce a prioritised set of news articles tailored to the client manager’s portfolio that identifies potential business opportunities e.g. mergers, acquisitions or partnerships
  • Deliver quality output on a near-real-time basis
  • Promoted efficiency by reducing time spent by client management manually finding news related to their network of customers, market sentiment and sector performance
  • The ability to identify leads and direct attention towards plans and strategies as announced in the news
  • The foundations of an in-house ability to process unstructured text information and extract insights from external data sources

BSG assisted a leading corporate bank to predict, in near real-time, whether a premium news article relates to a potential business opportunity.

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