Perspectives: Speed to Market
Banks are under growing pressure to deliver targeted products and services, but legacy systems, business silos and increasing regulation often hinder new product development. How can banks manage the development process to effectively respond to rapidly changing market conditions?
Credit Crisis Reshapes Banking Landscape
All has changed, utterly changed, to paraphrase Yeats. Major mergers, a decline in consumer trust and the prospect of increased regulation are sure to influence banks' technology spending for the foreseeable future.
The Only Good Banking Stat These Days: Number of Bank Accounts
I never met a number I didn't like. Numbers are absolute and they avoid confusion or interpretation. For example, .9999 is not a one, and that matters a lot when a computer is looking at the two numbers. My wife, the artist, sees a dozen "white" color chips and she can define the differences. "There's a little bit of pink in Atrium White." I see one white, not a dozen shades of white, each with an exotic name. When I buy paint, I ask for it by number. My wife is analog; I'm digital, but we get a
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The global payments business is rapidly evolving, driven by margin pressures, disintermediation, risk and fraud. The best path to payments success, however, remains up for debate. Hear what IBM and other industry experts have to say about the challenges banks face in the payments business in this series of IBM-sponsored podcasts recorded live at Sibos in September: