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Konrad Litwin

Konrad Litwin

Managing Director at Perforce Software
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Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

Questions to ask when modernising IT infrastructure using the cloud

30 Apr 2021

As financial organisations continue their digital transformation, using a cloud-based infrastructure is no longer a choice: it has become a must-have. The debate lies in choosing the right type of cloud environment and the associated tools and processes. There are multiple aspects to bear in mind, and this article does not cover every single one o...

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Why code reviews matter when developing financial software, and how to do them well

25 Nov 2020

When developing financial software, code reviews are critical, because whether or not they are mandated by policy or law, they help to find and sort out issues early. After all, introducing software with problems is expensive, time-consuming and a very real business risk. Code reviews encourage better, more consistent coding practices across teams...

Analytics in Banking

Now’s the time to look at best practice around risk modelling

08 Jun 2020

Using advanced mathematical modelling for calculating, predicting and evaluating risk is nothing new. Financial institutions of all kinds have long been using numerical libraries, whether home-grown or from a third party, containing mathematical, statistical and — increasingly — machine learning algorithms. However, the increasing complexity, mark...

API

Why open banking standards mean a security-first approach to API management is needed

25 Nov 2019

The UK’s own Open Banking Standards and the European Payment Services Directive current wave (PSD2) are both indications that a more open approach to transactions between financial services institutions and their customers continues to gain groundswell. The idea is sound: use application programming interfaces (APIs) to connect all the currently...