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Pauline ParkerRule Financial - London

Is it genuinely time to upgrade?

15 August 2012  |  2087 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Earlier this month Intellect published a report that, “calls on financial regulators to force banks to upgrade their legacy IT systems, or risk future financial crises and systems failures”. Among the contributors to the report were 150 technology suppliers to financial services, which brings some level of doubt to the findings. However, recent...

Pauline ParkerRule Financial - London

You get what you pay for

11 July 2012  |  3386 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Clients and suppliers need strong complementary capabilities to make IT outsourcing relationships successful. Extensive studies have shown this to be a fact. The offshore factory with the cheapest service model doesn’t normally provide the best results. There is little need to acknowledge how difficult the current economic situation is at pre...

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Pauline ParkerRule Financial - London

When managing legacy banking technology...boutique is best!

19 June 2012  |  1644 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In 2010, Cranfield University published some research which categorised ‘rationalisation and outsourcing services’ into four broad categories; boutique, shop, factory and mall. A boutique service te...

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