How to Outsource the Core Without Giving Up ControlAugust 29, 2013In the fourth article in our series on core modernization efforts, we hear from a community bank that has transformed its back office by outsourcing its core platform without losing control over vital functions.
The Risks And Rewards Of Cloud-Based Security ServicesJuly 23, 2013Banks are exploring the cost and flexibility benefits of cloud-based security services. But to gain the advantages of using outside providers for security, they'll have to boost their vendor management capabilities.
The Core of the Technology PuzzleJune 11, 2013In our third article on the ongoing modernization of the core platform, we hear from two banks that have put the pieces together to improve customer service through more strategic operations.
Should A Bank Outsource Its Mobile Strategy?June 06, 2013A growing number of community banks and credit unions are outsourcing their mobile banking capabilities in the search for cost efficiencies and competitive advantages. But outsourcing mobile isn't good for everyone.
IT Pros Seek New ChallengesJune 05, 2013Salaries are up slightly, but employees want more than a pay raise -- they want engagement, according to our research.
Banks Grapple With The Challenge Of IT Resource ManagementMay 31, 2013The ability to economically manage IT resources and also secure the best of those resources -- whether employees or software or business partners -- is an increasingly critical capability of bank CIOs and line-of-business executives.
The End of Indian IT Staffing as We Know ItMarch 24, 2013India's IT
outsourcers are promoting "mini CEOs" capable of running
businesses on their own, while trimming down on the hordes of
entry-level computer coders they normally hire as they try to
squeeze more profits out of their staff.
Cloud Growth: Strategy, Not Cost-CuttingOctober 30, 2012Adoption of cloud and as-a-service computing models is accelerating in banking. While costs-savings may be the primary driver, increasingly the cloud is seen as a means of innovation and competitive advantage.
Can the Cloud Ever Be Safe?September 10, 2012Can banks trust their client data to the cloud? Absolutely, say the experts, who suggest financial institutions manage the risks of cloud-based services as they would outsourcing risks -- only with more caution.