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Visualisations - From Data to Information

The one thing that there is no dearth of in the current world, is Data. Therein lies the boon as well as the bane. On one hand availability of large amounts of data would mean banks and financial inst...

28 Jul 2016
Innovation in Financial Services
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MiFID II’s catch-22

Under MiFID II trading venues are required to provide one of two options in order to support members’ testing efforts (RTS 7, Article 10). So exchanges can choose to offer either a realistic testing e...

08 Jul 2016
Vicente Quesada

Digital Banking Transformation: BBVA vs. Banco Santander.

In the following 5 years banks may lose 50% of their business. I don’t think I’m exaggerating when I say in 5 years banks will lose 50% of their business. I am pretty sure that the major banks handl

04 Jul 2016
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The great negotiation

With the Brexit hangover slowly starting to recede it is perhaps time to start focusing on the road ahead. Regarding the immediate future there is at least some certainty, as we can assume that imple...

01 Jul 2016
Graham Seel

FinTech and Core System Providers - Between Scylla and Charybdis

Community banks and Credit Unions buy most of their technology from the core banking system providers. So they aren’t terribly excited about buying directly from a FinTech. There are four main core sy...

24 Jun 2016
Innovation in Financial Services
David Donovan

DevOps: Stepping out of the IT Shadows

Amazon is the 800-pound gorilla in the ecommerce marketplace and a leader in making the digital-physical experience for customers frictionless. When Warren Buffett talks about Jeff Bezos, CEO of Ama...

13 Jun 2016
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KYC Programs: the Guardians at the Gate

When most people think of Anti-Money Laundering (AML), they think of investigations into illicit account activity and filing suspicious activity reports on various types of financial crimes. This inte...

01 Jun 2016
Enrico Camerinelli

Why Supply Chain Finance -Still- Keeps Bankers Up at Night

Global Supply chain finance’s (SCF’s) original value proposition is to facilitate access to finance by arbitraging an “anchor” buyer’s lower funding costs on selected suppliers’ behalf. This principle...

22 May 2016
Financial Supply Chain
Steve Wilcockson

Can we fix Risk Management? Yes, we can.

Since 2009, banks have been scrutinized microscopically about their resilience to a wide range of risks. This is hardly surprising, given the post-Global Financial Crisis (GFC) realization of intercon...

27 Apr 2016
David Donovan

Why the Chief Digital Officer Should be the Optimus Prime of Your Organization

"This is Not War, This is Extinction” Optimus Prime – Transformers Age of Extinction There is a very high probability that you are viewing this article on your phone, tablet or other mobile devic...

20 Apr 2016
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Has the futures industry just been Uberised?

A seemingly innocuous news item from my good friend John Detrixhe at Bloomberg got us all chatting here at Fidessa Towers this morning. The story was about how Eurex Clearing was going to allow large...

31 Mar 2016
Manju Chandrashekaraiah

Way forward for today’s Global Transaction Banking

As global transaction banking move to 2020, it is evident that many banks are still not clear on the path to take. Global transaction banks are matted in their present IT challenges and operational is...

21 Mar 2016