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Redundancy delays growth

30 January 2009  |  4995 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It was inevitable that as the world dives into recession and profits disappear into history that the reaction of the majority of companies would be to cut costs and make employees redundant. The cost of redundancy should never be measured by the immediate balance sheet impact but should also take into account, the cost of have to re-employ people ...

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Voice recognition and card security

29 January 2009  |  7565 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At this weeks Purchasing Card Forum, Nick Ogden, founder of WorldPay and currently chairman and CEO of Voice Commerce Group presented the use of voice recognition as the next big thing in security. He outlined that so far the methods used for card security have all been found to have fallen short and a straw poll of the audience appeared to justif...

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Gary Wright
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I.T. Boom will follow Crisis

26 January 2009  |  5271 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Its normal practice for financial services firms to immediately cut costs and budgets when a financial crisis hits. In my time working in banking I can remember on many occasions when some form of cri...

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Gary Wright
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More Regulation or Better Regulation?

16 January 2009  |  4187 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

At this week's Securities & Investment Institute debate in London's Mansion House some eminent speakers in front of an expert audience debated "In this current financial environment, more fi

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Iosif Itkin
Iosif ItkinExactpro part of London Stock Exchange Group - Moscow

Hedge fund spending - SOR vs. RMS

06 January 2009  |  4801 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

To be honest, I remain skeptical about the necessity to invest heavily into Risk Management technology. It seems to me that the issue is not in software or hardware but in general assumptions and prac...

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