11 February 2016

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Ahmed MichlaSopra Banking Software - Leeds

Banks’ Legacy Systems Holding Back Omni-Channel

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Customers increasingly expect a consistent and seamless experience with their bank, whether in branch, mobile or online. Ahmed Michla of Sopra Banking believes that banks need to face up to their legacy IT problem if they are to provide true multi-channel service On my smartphone, I have access to the entire knowledge of the world – or at least t...

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Keith StonellGuidewire - London

Smart Analytics, Insurance Fraud and Customer Experience

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A small car drives into a parked bus, causing less than 100 Euros worth of damage. The 46 passengers, who were going to a nightclub, were unaware of the collision and had a great night of dancing. The next day they all made a claim for whiplash injuries totalling over 300,000 Euros. This is a recent story from our customer Aviva, who decided to c...

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Travers Clarke-WalkerFiserv - London

The steps before a giant leap in financial services: reduced barriers to entry and open data

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Recent days have seen two big shifts in the UK financial services industry towards greater participation, competition and innovation. New financial services firms are putting pressure on the Bank of ...

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Nigel FarmerSoftware AG - London

2016: Capital Markets Firms will be Buried in Data

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This is the year when capital markets firms will have to get to grips with mountains of data; if they don’t get it under control, they will have one Big Data mess. And Big Data can only grow. Complex ...

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Killian CliffordMobile Money Consulting - London

PSD2, why the confusion? Oh, that’s why!

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[This post begins a series of blogs which will examine in detail the effect of the EU’s new payment service directive (aka PSD2) from both a technical regulatory and business opportunity perspective] ...

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Christian VoigtFidessa - London

MiFID II delay - a missed opportunity

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The European Commission’s long-awaited official proposal for a one year extension to the MiFID II deadline is finally published today. In short, application dates will be pushed back by one year, wit...

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Cyrus DaftaryMarkit | CTI Tax Solutions - Boston

FATCA responsible officer: the title no one wants

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The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) has created a job title no one wants: the Responsible Officer (RO). Asset managers globally are now required to have an individual personally responsibl...

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Jonathan CharleySAP - London

High-performing companies really do play as a team

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Chief Compliance Officers (CCOs), Chief Risk Officers (CROs), Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and Chief Data Officers (CDOs) have more in common than they might think: a need for reliable, common data...

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Jeroen AumandCapco - London

Speech technology for trading, market surveillance and cyber security

09 February 2016  |  2001 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“Rrrrrrr”. No, I am not cold or angry. I’m teaching Siri to pronounce my name: Jeroen Aumand. After a few attempts, I settle for second best – an anglicised [Jeron] instead of [Yuron]. Then the app as...

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Alex NovikEpaysuite - London

Large banks afraid of competition from financial Robo-advisors

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Large traditional investment banks, like Morgan Stanley, Bank of America and Wells Fargo are under great pressure due to competition from financial Robo-advisors. In such a situation it becomes diffic...

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