• Management Strategies by Bank Systems & Technology News

      • As outsourcing takes hold, the provider landscape is shifting and so is the way decisions are made. CIOs must consider: What's the key value proposition and what differentiates my business from those of competitors?
      • WesCorp uses Skybox View software to look at its systems through hackers' eyes and identify the key vulnerabilities that need to be fixed quickly
      • In the battle between Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi and Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group for UFJ, the stakes include more than just UFJ's assets.
      • Wells Fargo Picks Carreker; Newburyport Taps M&I; Misys, Stefanini Partner; PwC Teams With PlanView; Cardtronics Selects NCR; BNP Paribas Taps AT&T; ABN-Amro Singapore Selects VASCO; Benchmark/AssureTec Deal; Abacus Selects COCC; Rabobank Picks PINPOINT
      • Bank of America to keep track of employees' time spent volunteering, in part to conform with the Community Reinvestment Act
      • When it comes to preparing for the Check Clearing for the 21st Century Act (Check 21), financial institutions are concerned that fraud and quality issues might cancel out the benefits of the Act.
      • Bankers continue to express optimism about the business technology outlook, InformationWeek Research reveals. But there seems to be a bit more caution in their forecasts.
      • Bank detects and prevents technology problems as an ongoing strategy to maintain quality service.
      • A new variant of phishing may cause serious, and perhaps crippling, damage to already substantial concerns about the trustworthiness of online transactions.
      • Despite an enormous amount of attention and hype, the impending activation of the Check Truncation in the 21st Century Act (Check 21) on October 28, 2004, has so far not resulted in a rush of bank spending.