June 2014- Data-driven opportunities for competitive advantage abound. As a consequence, the importance of data governance--and the need for tooling to facilitate data governance--is rising. In Forrester's 25-criteria evaluation of data governance tooling vendors, we identified and evaluated the 10 most significant software providers--Adaptive, ASG Software Solutions, Collibra, Global IDs, IBM, Informatica, Information Builders, SAP, SAS Institute, and Trillium Software--in the category. This report details how well each vendor fulfills our criteria and where they sit according the ...
Good News: The budget and authority to buy strategic technologies - like incentive compensation management (ICM) - that drive your success are being put in your hands.
Bad News: Because of more sophisticated ICM requirements and other business realities, ICM solutions are becoming more complex to purchase.
Read this new paper and learn why more organizations are responding to this dilemma by choosing cloud-based ICM. You'll discover:
• Six ...
Acquia Cloud site factory enables digital business leaders to efficiently and effectively deliver large numbers of unique, branded web experiences while maintaining control of the process. Time to market becomes days instead of weeks or months. With Acquia Cloud Site Factory, you'll be able to control website production with a repeatable, scalable, well managed platform that lowers costs and facilitates creativity and innovation.
This technical guide will explain the technical details of how ...
March 2014- Financial firms are facing new pressures and complex challenges surrounding financial risk management, including credit valuation adjustment (CVA) and counterparty risk assessments. With international regulations such as Basel III and Dodd-Frank homing in on financial risks, banks must update computational, data management and analytical resources to meet the new external and internal risk-reporting requirements ? and to handle a wider range of input and output requirements, from new data sources and risk models to on-demand analytics. ...
September 2013- Customer onboarding is one of the most important events in the life cycle of a banking customer, setting the stage for the entire relationship going forward. When an account opening experience is slow or painful, it can leave your customer with a negative impression that may linger for months, eating into future sales and even leading to defections. This is hardly conducive to success in an industry where institutions are working overtime to sign up ...
In the public sector, obtaining funding increases for anything except the most critical of mission objectives will be near impossible for the foreseeable future. Yet, agencies must continue to deliver excellent service to citizens despite stagnant or reduced budgets. The federal government leadership is being challenged to cut spending and reinvest in areas with greater opportunity.
This paper reviews the Federal CIO's strategic approach to achieve more with less. You'll also learn how ...
This white paper explores the fast-changing customer relationship landscape in financial services. It outlines strategies and technologies that financial services marketers can use to better understand customers and market effectively across traditional and digital channels, with sections on:
• Inbound marketing
• Event-based marketing
• Digital marketing and personalized retargeting
• Web analytics
• Mobile and social channels
• Customer lifecycle management
By combining analytics and cross-channel marketing automation, financial services providers ...
In a world where everything is mobile, connected, interactive, immediate, and fluid, organizations need an IT infrastructure that enables agile and rapid service delivery while driving out costs. That's exactly what is achieved with the HP Converged Infrastructure strategy and approach- enabling organizations to accelerate time to business value.
Financial reform is pervasive and increasingly more demanding. Its core goal is the reduction of systemic risk through greater transparency, with regulators driving fundamental changes in the depth and breadth of data points needing to be collected and managed to meet progressively complex near-time and real-time reporting requirements.
These trends are creating demands on IT that traditional technology solutions cannot meet. The convergence between real-time processing and near/real-time complex analytics places incompatible ...
Asset Liability Management (ALM) plays a critical role in weaving together the different business lines in a financial institution. Managing liquidity and the balance sheet are crucial to the existence of a financial institution and sustenance of its operations. It is also essential for seamless growth of the balance sheet in a profitable way.
In recent times, even large multinational financial institutions were in a deep liquidity crisis and in dire need of ...
Globally, financial institutions are faced with ever pressing challenges to enhance their business models, while simultaneously having to comply with a plethora of new regulations.
Through these changes they have realized a more integrated - finance and risk - architecture is essential. Historically these different business elements had been addressed using a silo based approach and invariably led to a manually driven architecture being embedded within a financial institution.
This is ...
May 2008- The winds of changes are ushering in a new era of banking. Find out what this means for banks and their customers.
Experience shows that wasted energy can cost tens of millions of pounds: environmental awareness goes with a keen eye for the bottom line. Combined with the financial impact of energy efficiency, in the current political climate, the responsible use of energy has serious implications for an organisation’s public image.
This paper explores how an organisation can sustainably reduce its carbon footprint and its costs at the same time. It is a practical ...
January 2008- How objective are your Risk Ratings? Every lender uses them. Do you use a scale of one to five, or letter grades with the occasional “+” thrown in to further complicate matters? The algorithm behind many risk rating approaches is typically no algorithm at all, but rather a subjective process that can mean different things to different people. With heavy emphasis placed on the quantification of credit risk in recent years, it is increasingly important to ...
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