A community for debating the role of UC within the banks today and how it may progress in the near / medium term.
Andrew Fear - Bluefish Communications AG - Dusseldorf | 30/10/2012 | 1488 views
The enormous and continuing success of i-devices, tablets and smartphones raises the question of how they can best be used to fulfil business strategy. Having the technology is one thing, but using it effectively in business is quite another. You know you want it, but how can you justify it in terms of return on investment and benefits to your busi...
Tags: Mobile & online, Post-trade & ops
Alex Noble - Cisco - London | 20/09/2012 | 3933 views | 1 comment
On one level, selling Direct Line in an IPO looks straight forward. The business model is proven and is made up of strong, well established brands. It is the leading UK personal lines insurer with a 19% market share in motor and 18% in home, which equates to 4.2 million personal motor and 4.3 million home in-force policies.
It would be a mistake, ...
Tags: Retail banking
Nick Webb - Vodafone Global Enterprise - London | 09/03/2011 | 2842 views | 1 comment
You’re a CIO or senior financial manager in a typical multi-national enterprise. You probably have thousands of staff across multiple geographies using a vast array of mobile voice and data devices. And if that’s not enough, they’ll all be supplied by a variety of different providers.
So, how to manage this diverse communication...
Tags: Security, Mobile & online
Chris Bates - IP Trade - London | 08/01/2009 | 3872 views | 1 comment
Just reflecting on whether the current situation facing the institutions today has added weight to this prediction back in 2006.
As the business case for Unified Communications solidifies and the pressure from the downturn intensifies, the appetite to deliver these benefits to those in the dealing room is in fact increasing in some sub-sectors.
Tags: Dealing rooms, Risk & regulation