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Gary Wright

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SaaS Regulations and the IT Rat-Race

28 July 2011  |  4071 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

There is a real interest growing from buy-side firms to move away from licensing software as on-going regulatory changes hit budgets hard. Many wealth managers have said to me for years that the black hole that is the IT budget is proving a drain on business development and improved investor services. It is ironic that many software firms often u...

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The Cloud is hovering this Summer

26 July 2011  |  3648 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Outsourcing in financial services has a real chequered history. Successful outsourcing has been matched by unsuccessful outsourcing, resulting in doubt on its benefits by the majority of financial services firms. More people than I can remember have said to me over the years that outsourcing just doesn’t work, there are far too many risks and the...

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Outsource or insource?

20 July 2011  |  4068 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

I have spoken to many vendors over the years about their business and how prospects are looking and I usually get the same response.They are always competing with inhouse developers. This despite a gr...

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Did the Murdochs hack it?

19 July 2011  |  2964 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Having watched today's performance of both the Murdochs at the Parliamentary Select Committee investigation into phone hacking. It was fascinating to see one of the world’s toughest business men Ruper...

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Banks fail EBA stress tests

15 July 2011  |  3359 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The stress tests are set so low and are missing the most key in todays market with sovereign debt. Still some banks across Europe has failed. What good are these tests and do they tell us anything abo...

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