U.S. Auditor Watchdog Criticizes PwC on Quality Control March 07, 2013The U.S. regulator of corporate auditors
criticized PricewaterhouseCoopers on Thursday for not
doing enough to ensure its audits were properly carried out, in
a rare public reprimand of a major accounting firm. 6 Steps for Building the Next-Gen Bank IT Workforce June 25, 2012Bank technology organizations increasingly require new capabilities that go well beyond traditional IT skills. Here are six challenges banks must address in building the IT workforce of the future. Bank M&A Activity Could Increase in 2012 March 29, 2012A new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers find that increased bank earnings could lead to more deals. Umpqua Bank Implements Novantas PriceTek October 14, 2011The solution will support the bank in each phase of pricing process through an advanced analytics platform. Bank of America Announces Executive Reorganization September 07, 2011Price and Krawcheck leave while Darnell and Montag are promoted to COOs in the bank's latest efforts to streamline operations as it grapples with losses. Card Act, Reg E Spawning New Price, Revenue Analytics Tools October 20, 2010SAP and Fiserv among vendors coming out with business intelligence tools aiming to help banks be profitable in spite of a loss of fee income. Moynihan Announces Revised BofA Management Team January 12, 2010Alphin, Bessant, Darnell, Desoer, Krawcheck all in final lineup. Information Security Still a Priority In IT Budgets October 21, 2009 Logan Allin Joins City National Bank As Manager, Business and Operations Strategy, Wealth Management Division August 18, 2009Logan Allin joins City National Bank as manager, business and operations strategy, Wealth Management Division. PwC Purchases BearingPoint Commercial Services Practice June 16, 2009 Just Price Solutions Launches Automated Web-based Process for Mortgage Modifications January 15, 2009 Analytics Are Becoming Increasingly Important Tools in Banks’ Customer Retention Strategies April 28, 2008Predictive analytics tools are helping banks understand customers' behaviors and meet their unique needs with tailored products and services, improving customer retention as a result. Price Optimization is Catching On August 10, 2007With an increasing number of banks taking up price optimization, industry analysts insist it is time to bring the practice to light. Banks Using Security to Increase Customer Trust and Their Bottom Lines May 24, 2007Banks are starting to realize that safeguarding customer data can reap rewards that go well beyond simple compliance and actually boost their bottom lines. Compressed Margins, Advanced Technology, Mature Data Stores Lead Banks to Price Optimization May 07, 2007Price optimization promises increased profits. But banks remain quiet about their price optimization strategies and technologies. Bank Tech Experts Discuss Vendor Relationships May 07, 2007Increasing security, oursourcing and offshoring are among issues of concern. Fraud Techniques Evolve in Parallel with Bank Products and Defenses May 05, 2007In developing their own multichannel strategies, fraudsters prove once again that their techniques can evolve in parallel to bank tech trends. Now it's up to banks to show they can stay a step ahead of the crooks. Former FTC Chair Defends Card Industry in House Testimony March 29, 2006Merchants claim they seek transparency and competition in interchange rates. The Devil’s in the Details: Complying With the PATRIOT Act February 26, 2006FinCEN rule calls for enhancement of processes, which will require monitoring technology, customer intelligence and communication. The Devil in the Details: Complying With the PATRIOT Act February 07, 2006Financial institutions opening correspondent accounts or private banking accounts will have to do their homework, and technology can help -- to an extent.