3 Takeaways From the CEB TowerGroup Financial Services Technology Conference May 03, 2013Innovation, mobility and big data were among the big themes discussed during the three-day event in Boston. The Core Systems Dilemma December 10, 2012Banks 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. Sheila Bair's 4 Types of Dysfunctional Regulators October 26, 2012Sheila Bair, former FDIC chair and current industry critic, thinks that regulators are partly to blame not only for the financial crisis and the banking industry's continuing lousy reputation, but she also has plenty of criticism for bankers and politician ELITE 8 2012: Michael Redeker Implements a New Core System with a 'Big Bang' September 25, 2012ATB Financial CIO Michael Redeker led a high-stakes core system replacement initiative that already is paying off, helping the Canadian bank achieve its goals of putting people first and making dreams come true. Bank Branches Are Dead September 12, 2012To create the branch of the future, you have to abandon the present.
SAP Releases New System For Streamlining the Introduction of New Technologies June 18, 2012The Rapid Deployment software makes it easier, cheaper and less risky for banks to implement new technologies. SAP Buys Ariba for $4.3 Billion May 23, 2012The move by SAP to acquire the cloud-based business commerce network positions it in a fast-growing segment. SAP Launches Attack On Database, Mobile App Markets April 11, 2012Pricing the Hana in-memory database to sell and kicking in cash incentives for migrations, SAP vows it will become the fastest-growing database vendor. SAP Jumps On Predictive Analytics Bandwagon April 03, 2012SAP supports R statistical programming language, following in the footsteps of rivals. So what's new about this predictive software? SAP vs. Oracle: Customers Avoid Choosing Sides August 03, 2011Will it be the apps vendor's innovation or the stack vendor's one-stop shop? IT hedges its bets. News from 2011 SAPPHIRE NOW: SAP Announces Strategies to Leverage Relationships with Sybase and Accenture May 17, 2011News from 2011 SAPPHIRE NOW: SAP and Sybase unveil plans for combined ERP, data management solution; SAP and Accenture to partner on mobility.
SAP Finally Has a Plan for Core Banking April 12, 2011SAP finally has a plan for core banking; are FIS, Fiserv, Temenos, Oracle, Infosys and Misys going to stand by and watch? SAP Launches App for Monitoring Mortgage Portfolios February 23, 2011New mortgage analyzer is meant to help banks track the health of their mortgage portfolio and adjust to Dodd-Frank reporting rules. 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. SAP Introduces Two Banking-Specific Analytics Solutions September 15, 2010Enterprise software provider SAP AG on Tuesday unveiled ten new applications that comprise a new BusinessObjects portfolio aimed at enabling industry-specific analytics. Of the ten solutions, two are aimed specifically at the banking industry. Q&A: ATB's Ken Casey Discusses End-to End Core Replacement Project April 15, 2010Ken Casey, ATB's EVP of major initiatives, discusses the business drivers behind the bank's end-to-end core system replacement project and how it intends to realize a return on its major investment. A2iA, Chesapeake Use Character Recognition to Detect Check Fraud March 01, 2010Software automatically reads the payee name and checks it against a positive pay list. SAP Appoints Don Trotta New Head of Global Financial Services October 21, 2009SAP appoints Don Trotta new head of Global Financial Services; responsibilities include product strategy, development and market positioning in banking and insurance. A Flexible Technology Architecture Is Key to Remaining Competitive September 02, 2009Despite the downturn, banks are turning to SOA, virtualization and cloud computing to enable the flexible technology architecture required to sustain cost-effective operations and remain competitive in today's volatile market. BIAN Publishes Six Standards for Banking IT July 13, 2009