Measuring the Benefits of A Core Replacement April 09, 2014Aite Group found that Philippine bank RCBC has seen significant cuts in operating costs thanks to its recent core conversion. Report: IT Spending in Retail Banking Will Reach $152.5 Billion By 2018 March 31, 2014Back-end investment for compliance and investment in digital channels will drive strong growth in IT spending among North American banks, according to Ovum. Banks Falling Behind Pace of Innovation in Mobile Apps March 28, 2014A new survey by CSC and Finextra found that many banks struggle to quickly release new mobile apps, citing competition for internal IT resources. Improving Customer Experience Through Video March 13, 2014Australia’s Holiday Coast Credit Union has reduced employee travel time and improved customer experience with video conferencing that connects its head office and 14 branches. Smaller Banks Leverage Partners for Big Data Insights February 25, 2014New technology trends are helping smaller banks take advantage of their data with third-party partners. Celent: Bank IT Spending Will Grow to Nearly $60 Billion This Year January 24, 2014Retail banking will drive IT spending this year, with improvements in digital channels and user experience a high priority for banks. How Market Pressures and Emerging Trends Are Changing The Delivery of Debit Products January 13, 2014A new report from Aite outlines the changes that EMV, the Durbin Amendment and other new factors will have on debit products and branch networks. 2014 Forecast: Many Community Banks to Increase IT Investment Next Year December 27, 2013Many community banks are planning to increase investment in IT and new products and services like mobile banking and payments. A New Approach to Compliance: Find It, Fix It, Test It December 16, 2013With so many compliance and system maintenance demands, banks need to adopt a new strategy to free up resources for innovation. Worldwide IT Outsourcing to Reach $288 Billion This Year, Gartner Predicts July 17, 2013The analyst firm predicts slower growth than previously expected due to economic conditions and tight IT budgets. AML and OFAC Compliance Straining Banks’ Budgets, Study Finds July 15, 2013The cost of compliance with AML and OFAC requirements has been rising to the point that few institutions in a new study said their compliance budgets were adequate. Is This the Year for a Banking IT Breakthrough? Find Out at BS&T's Executive Summit September 03, 2012Bank Systems & Technology's 2012 Executive Summit will explore the ways in which banks' adoption of a variety of transformative technologies is leading to a redefinition of banking based on customer-centricity and multi-channel delivery. Tomorrow's Great Customer Experience Is Built on Today's Efficiency January 03, 2012To fuel technology innovation and improve the bank customer experience, members of Bank Systems & Technology's Reader Advisory Board say they'll continue to focus on driving down operational costs in the year ahead. Even Growing Bank IT Budgets Are Strained by Competing Priorities January 03, 2012BS&T research reveals that while 2012 bank IT budgets are likely to grow over 2011 levels, an array of competing investment priorities will challenge CIOs to make the most out of still-limited resources. High-Performing Banks Invest in IT: Report November 08, 2011An Aite Group survey finds that financial institutions that continue to invest in IT, even during lean years, reap benefits. Bank IT Spending Outlook For 2012 September 30, 2011Will bank IT spending go up or down in 2012 after a year of modest growth? Let us know how your budget is shaping up by taking a Bank Systems & Technology survey. What Are Banks' Biggest IT Budget Challenges for 2012? September 28, 2011After a year where IT budgets grew (albeit modestly), will banks be spending less, more or about the same on technology in 2012? Let us know how your budget is shaping up by participating in a Bank Systems & Technology survey. How Are You Navigating the 2012 Banking IT Budget Process? September 27, 2011Whether they are bigger or smaller than in 2011, banks' 2012 IT budgets will have to address everything from compliance to core systems to customer experience. Tell us how your budget is shaping up by participating in a Bank Systems & Technology survey. Large Banks Blew the Lid off IT Expense in 2010 April 05, 2011Large financial institutions account for more than 80 percent of IT spending; here's the reality behind their spending strategies. Compliance, Analytics Top TowerGroup's Vision of 2011 Bank Initiatives January 20, 2011Research and advisory firm TowerGroup says banks seek to meet regulation, recover lost revenue in 2011.