The Execution Challenge
It's one thing for banks to encourage innovation and transformation, and it's quite another to execute successfully on these strategies.
Core Systems: The Foundation of Customer Experience
Many banks have been hesitant to undertake the costly process of core conversion. But experts say it is critical for banks to upgrade their core systems in order to keep up with consumer expectations and offer an optimal customer experience.
How to Outsource the Core Without Giving Up Control
In the fourth article in our series on core modernization efforts, we hear from a community bank that has transformed its back office by outsourcing its core platform without losing control over vital functions.
BBVA Compass Names New CIO
Gabriel Sanchez Iniesta will replace Sergio Fidalgo, who has been promoted to a new role with parent company BBVA Group.
D+H To Acquire Harland Financial Services
D+H will enter the core banking market with the acquisition, while expanding its presence in the U.S. and combining its lending solutions with Harland’s portfolio.
Complement the Core: Going Paperless
In this third article in the series on core transformation, we address why a bank needs to think beyond the core platform itself to achieve true transformation, modernization and efficiency.
The Core of the Technology Puzzle
In our second article on the ongoing modernization of the core platform, we hear from two banks that have put the pieces together to improve customer service through more strategic operations.
Inside National Australian Bank’s Core Transformation
BS&T caught up with Adam Bennet, executive general manager, enterprise transformation at National Australia Bank about its conversion to Oracle’s core platform to learn about the next steps of the conversion and the capabilities already being enabled by the new platform.
Redefining the Core Platform Decision
In the first of a series of articles on core transformation, we explain why it isn’t just the technology that a bank needs to modernize. It’s the approach to technology and innovation as well.
Fiserv Acquires Competitor Open Solutions
Fiserv acquired Open Solutions in a deal announced this morning, adding Open Solutions' technologies - such as parts DNA core processing platform - to Fiserv's offerings.
The Core Systems Dilemma
Banks looking to upgrade or replace legacy core systems have a choice: Do it all at once or gradually. Many factors go into deciding which is better for a specific bank.
It's Time to Embrace Core Systems Transformation
Although U.S. banks are among the leading consumers of IT, many have resisted core transformation. Now, however, the risk of delaying modernization outweighs the long-standing risks of proceeding.
Core Banking Systems Winners And Losers
Don Free, research director at Gartner, shares his views on how the core vendor market is changing, and what banks and vendors must do to stay competitive, with BS&T associate editor Jonathan Camhi.
Cloud Growth: Strategy, Not Cost-Cutting
Adoption of cloud and as-a-service computing models is accelerating in banking. While costs-savings may be the primary driver, increasingly the cloud is seen as a means of innovation and competitive advantage.