Topics: EAI/middleware Developers’ Retirement Creates Next Y2K June 29, 2005Modernization of core systems should be priority, says IBM. JPMorgan Chase to Consolidate Books on SAP May 23, 2005Firm will move from over 20 general ledgers from several vendors to a single-instance general ledger. Doing Diligence January 29, 2005Synergy goals should reflect an understanding of IT systems and capabilities. Fear Factor: Spaghetti Code August 04, 2004There's no reason to fear change, especially if it comes in bite-size pieces. Plug-and-Play July 05, 2004Web services and service-oriented architectures lead to shorter development cycles for bank IT departments. ’Best-of-Suite’ Business Model Drives Acquisition Boom May 31, 2004Banking software vendors are using acquisitions to meet a greater range of customer needs. Balance of Power: Capital One’s Split-Focus IT Team May 25, 2004It takes both passion and rational thought to be a leader in new technologies such as grid computing, according to Roy Lowrance, CTO of Capital One. XML Plays Big Integration Role for CompuCredit May 25, 2004When holders of CompuCredit's Aspire Visa and other credit cards called customer service, the calls were too lengthy and sometimes unproductive. The solution called for Web services. Regional Trends in Core Systems Replacement March 16, 2004Vendor solutions promise greater speed to market, lower cost, advanced functionalities and higher success rates. Sterling Helps Wachovia Manage SWIFTNet Migration February 11, 2004Bank gets its FileAct together with new SWIFT messaging system Conversion Invasion January 27, 2004The merger between JPMorgan Chase and Bank One will involve conversions, not integrations. Beyond The Moat: New Strategies For Cybersecurity January 27, 2004Five years ago, U.S. corporations spent 2% to 3% of their IT budgets on security; now that portion is roughly 8% to 12%. And the worst is, it hasn't helped. Smart is Better January 27, 2004Strategic outsourcing maximizes IT value in financial services. The Domino Theory January 20, 2004Banks facing competitive pressure from non-banks turn to image exchange. OCC’s Hawke Passes on Basel December 22, 2003Comptroller Hawke calls the Basel II Accord an overly-complex and unfinished effort that's unlikely to meet the planned 2006 deadline.
A Look into Banking Trends for 2004 December 16, 2003Banks have been able to apply a strategic approach to their IT decisioning process. Huntington Bank Saves Time With Web Services December 09, 2003Web Services architecture helps Huntington to move forward. Microsoft Aims At Bank Industry December 09, 2003Spending on retail-bank technology may be slow, but vendor is determined to carve out a niche. Latest Gomez Internet Banker Scorecard Reveals Accelerating Online Dynamism December 09, 2003Online document delivery, account-based e-mail alerts and inter-FI transfers pick up steam. Feds Crack Down On Cyberfraud December 02, 2003Authorities nail offenders while the SEC, FTC, and investment firms look for ways to bolster security.