In order to stay ahead of competitors, drive growth, increase profitability and manage risk, financial services firms need to accelerate delivery of their big data solutions. Unfortunately, as firms are collecting unprecedented quantities of data, they are faced with a multitude of challenges, such as scalability, performance and acquiring the right skill sets required for production-grade big data management and analysis.
Although 96% of financial services executives are planning big data initiatives, most organizations ...
Today's fast and furious pace of business change is driving extreme demand for IT infrastructure agility. But even as the demand for agility must be met, so must the need for 100 percent availability.
In "Hybrid IT: Best of All Worlds," you'll learn why this situation is leading many IT decision-makers to re-evaluate and re-imagine their core infrastructure. And, as a result, they're outsourcing a growing proportion of it, utilizing a hybrid array of ...
Finding a technology partner that understands your customers is crucial to success. So when Linedata, a financial software and services provider, launched its new SaaS offering, they knew it was critical that their partner understand the unique and demanding requirements of the financial industry.
Linedata needed a world-class data center, and a trusted network carrier to connect clients to the product and, after careful evaluation, chose CenturyLink Technology Solutions.
CenturyLink met ...
July 2014- The recent financial crisis is slowly fading from our memories, yet its lasting effects continue on. Among all the new guidance, regulations and mortgage rules, another area is garnering increasing attention from regulators and examiners: risk management. No longer, they advise, should financial institutions take a siloed approach to risk management, with each area operating separately from the others. Doing so could possibly foster the type of poor decision-making that led to the financial crisis ...
July 2014- Online delivery of regulated consumer disclosures gives financial services companies the ability to control the process as well as gather comprehensive evidence to prove compliance with laws and regulations. Customers also benefit from a more convenient and faster process. Everyone wins. But delivering consumer disclosures electronically requires special consideration. The key is to ensure all legal requirements are met in a way that provides a great customer experience and drives adoption. This 7-page whitepaper takes ...
April 2014- With more customers transitioning to self-service channels for routine transactions, bankers must think creatively about ways to improve branch sales and enhance the customer experience. This eBook from Verint Systems explores the practical steps banks can take to transform the branch into a proactive sales engine.
March 2014- Primeton Technologies has helped companies large and small around the world modernize their software development and deployment infrastructures. Primeton has been part of successful rollouts at the Bank of China, the Bank of Shanghai, China Mobile, and Hong Kong and China Gas, among other companies. Now Primeton Software Inc. is ready to use this expertise to assist U.S. businesses.
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- Build great digital experiences in the financial services industry with Acquia Cloud Site Factory. Whether that includes spinning up sites for new campaigns or being able to focus marketing and content efforts on educational landing pages, Financial Services brands are using digital to expand their impact. Reduced costs, time to market, and the speed and agility to keep up with rapidly changing consumer expectations are the priorities. In this ebook, we'll look at the ways ...
March 2014- For financial institutions, leaving a legacy core system behind might be the best way to optimize interoperability and customer engagement across channels. However, many banks tend to avoid core conversions due to the complexity associated with such a project. While conversions are extensive undertakings, when approached strategically, they can lead to efficiencies and better integration. This white paper examines how to create a carefully executed plan to replace inefficient core systems as well as reduce ...
March 2014- Market disruptions can happen in an instant and play havoc with your business. Make sure you're prepared for these sorts of changes with each decision you make, and map out a migration path that includes the right technology partners. Primeton Software is using its enterprise transformation solutions to help the world's largest enterprises do just that and be ready for the next big market disruption.
March 2014- Data Governance is the practice of putting standards, processes and controls around enterprise data to ensure availability, usability, integrity, and security of the data employed in an enterprise. Organizations use a variety of solutions including data quality and master data management to ensure the integrity of the non-transactional data (data in rest). Despite the criticality of the transactional data (data in motion), very little attention has been given to ensure its integrity. With the recent ...
February 2014- This research paper looks at why banks need to adopt a commercial credit analytics capability so they can effectively analyze the enormous volumes of their underwriting and commercial loan data, and evaluate risk and prevent losses.
February 2014- Exploring the dynamics of trading OTC derivatives, and their connections to counterparty credit risk, funding requirements, and regulatory capital.
February 2014- A Nucleus Research study on the ROI of IBM OpenPages GRC software, based on customer interviews and external research.
February 2014- Read this independent research report to learn how business managers around the world are using Cloud applications. Discover the top motivations for adopting the Cloud, the most common problems and recurring pitfalls; common barriers to Cloud application integration and the consequences of security breaches and compliance issues.
February 2014- Learn how you can harness the power of the cloud to run your business more effectively and lower upfront costs. Oracle ERP Cloud Service offers a comprehensive, enterprise-grade cloud that can transform back office operations and allow you to focus on running your business.
February 2014- The CFO as Technology Evangelist is a research report commissioned by Oracle and Accenture, in collaboration with Longitude Research, that explores how modern CFOs and finance executives are adopting emerging technologies within their finance functions to enable the development of new capabilities and to transform the role of finance.
February 2014- Today's retail banks are run for bankers, with a focus on processing transactions and containing risk. Of course, that means that banks have reaped what they've sown. To consumers, a bank is little more than a place for storing and transferring money. That perception mattered little until recently, when Internet-only banks, mobile payment services, and nonbank transaction providers like Google Wallet and PayPal began eating into banks' core transaction business.
February 2014- According to a summer 2013 survey by Bloomberg Businessweek Research Services (BBRS) of banking executives around the world, more than 70 percent say customer centricity is very important to them. Among other attributes, they cite customer centricity as key to helping staff better understand customer profitability. Bankers also see it as the doorway to providing customers with a consistent and personalized experience.
February 2014- The banking industry is witnessing a permanent shift in consumer expectations around their banking relationships. Mobility and social media are creating a new marketplace where consumers expect anytime, anywhere access, with a high level of service and a strong interaction experience. However, most banks are ill-prepared to cope with these growing demands. The move towards customer-centricity has for the most part been a half-hearted one, and banks struggle to provide true multi-channel interaction at the ...
February 2014- As retail banks look for ways to improve earnings, customers have become an ever greater part of their business strategies. Changes in distribution channels, technology and customer demands thus require customer-centric business solutions. With pricing differentiation key to profitability, dynamic relationship pricing offers an important path to customer centricity.
Banks can significantly reduce their levels of bad debt and collections expenses by specifically targeting first-party fraud. Advanced network analytics with real-time screening is the key to early detection and prevention of risk threats before they result in large losses.
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•Challenges involved in combating first-party fraud and emerging best practice
•A comprehensive approach, including application screening, periodic reviews and real-time controls
November 2013- Scotiabank sought to help its corporate customers manage the complexity of their payment processes. To enhance its business banking solutions, Scotiabank implemented an integrated payments service using the IBM Financial Transaction Manager platform as the foundation. Scotiabank has expedited the delivery of products and services, scaling operations to meet transaction volume growth while also reducing IT infrastructure administration and maintenance costs.
October 2013- Buoyed by strong and accelerating demand, the market for data quality tools grew substantially in 2012, and many of its smaller vendors capitalized on customers' desire for faster implementations, lower total cost of ownership and more flexibility. This report will help you find a suitable vendor.
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