24 February 2017

Banking Architecture

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Balajee SethuramanCognizant - Zurich

Fending off fraudsters: six steps to tackling financial crime in banking today

17 February 2017  |  3828 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In the financial services industry, disruptive technology is generally seen as an enabler of business growth, as well as an enhanced consumer experience. For example, blockchain ledgers have the potential to significantly speed up international payments and also revolutionise the way customer records are stored. However, the rapid advance in cyber...

Nikhil MittalWells Fargo - Charlotte

Analytics is the oxygen that energizes new banks to scale new heights of modernization

26 July 2016  |  3955 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Large, global banks process billions of transactions across service offerings to a plethora of customers across demographics, daily. In order to sustain effective operations, they must adopt cutting-edge analytics that churn the petabytes of rich information into valuable insights. As of today, most global banks are processing these petabytes of t...

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Nikhil Mittal
Nikhil MittalWells Fargo - Charlotte

Apply intelligence where it is needed the most

26 July 2016  |  2483 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In my previous blog, we talked about letting the CAT out of the bag in order to make risk management more effective. The 'T' we talked about previously was 'transactions,' the other two being 'custome...

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Nikhil Mittal
Nikhil MittalWells Fargo - Charlotte

Risk Technology: Let the CAT out of the bag

26 July 2016  |  2670 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Today's banks are facing a common challenge across the globe: mounting technology costs and increasing compliance requirements. New organizations are surfacing at every nook and corner to disrupt norm...

TagsRisk & regulationTransaction banking
Andrew Fear
Andrew FearFreelance - Munich, Germany

Some simple truths about project success

29 November 2013  |  3293 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Several recent surveys show that the number of larger projects which are truly successful is well under fifty per cent. Some are outright failures; others fail to fulfil business objectives in some wa...

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Matt Scott
Matt ScottNCR Corporation - London

Pace of Change and Innovation

01 October 2013  |  3249 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Last Monday (23rd) was Day 1 of the Annual EBUG conference held in London's famous Institute of Civil Engineers. In a way it made me wonder if anyone will be able to Engineer the future of Cards &...

Siddharth Udani
Siddharth UdaniConsulting - London

Has HR failed in Banks being root cause of issues?

27 July 2013  |  2959 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Its quite interesting to see how a bank's human resourcing model works and the dependency on 'contractors'. Many banks have a model with least permanent employees and high reliance on contractors and ...

Amit Agrawal
Amit AgrawalAxiomSL Pte Ltd - Singapore

Bitmessage : Communication from scratch

15 July 2013  |  2904 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Bitmessage is a trustless, decentralized peer-to-peer messaging protocol (very similar to Bitcoin). It is a unified system that encrypts every message. It keeps secure the members of the communication...

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Amir Halfon
Amir HalfonProduct Strategy Advisory - New York


09 May 2013  |  3910 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

My last post talked about Enterprise NoSQL and ACID vs. BASE in the context of handling data variety. In this one I'd like to delve deeper into transactional, Enterprise NoSQL. Let's start by focusin...

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Network Outages Highlight Key Areas of Weakness

08 May 2013  |  2386 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The proposed Regulation SCI (Systems Compliance and Integrity) from the SEC may require further strengthening, but principles such as mandatory testing of disaster recovery procedures would ensure tha...

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Founded by Siddharth Udani
Date 04 Sep 2008
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A community for discussing the latest happenings in banking IT. Credit Crunch impacting Risk Systems overall, revamp of mortgage backed securities, payment transformations, include business, technology, data and systems architecture capturing IT trends, 'what to dos?' concerning design of systems.
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