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A Finextra Member

Ultra-low latency clouds - horses for courses

What happens if “The Cloud” doesn’t deliver what you need? One answer is to find a cloud that does deliver what you want. With the world being given the impression that “Cloud” means “the public Int...

18 Jan 2013
A Finextra Member

Chicago - more network traffic than the Olympics

I recently saw a presentation that included lots of numbers about the 2012 Olympics – how many people were involved, how many TV channels covered it, etc. One of the numbers that was impressive was ab...

17 Jan 2013
Julian Farley

New Year Resolutions? HELP!

It’s January 2013, and yet again a large number of us will have made New Year Resolutions. We optimistically set a goal for the coming 12 months. However as a 2007 study involving 3,000 people showe...

17 Jan 2013
A Finextra Member

Delivering mobile payments to every bank account in the UK

The Payments Council announcement that they will launch their industry-wide mobile payments service is the springboard for mass adoption of mobile payments in the UK. I have to admit a professional i...

17 Jan 2013
Innovation in Financial Services
Marc Murphy

FATCA - a continuous data management process

The FATCA regulations have been widely tipped to be arriving very soon. However, multiple date changes so far for final FATCA regulations have created a huge amount of uncertainty in the market, which...

17 Jan 2013
Data Management 101
Robert Siciliano

Credit Card Fraud Really Isn't Identity Theft

With the holiday shopping season and after holiday season sales over, it’s time to review our credit card statements and make sure that everything that is on there was something you purchased. With mo...

17 Jan 2013
A Finextra Member

Mobile phones and King Canute

Because Dodd-Frank and MiFID are getting most attention on the compliance front from the financial markets community, that doesn’t mean that every country is doing what the USA and EU are doing or pla...

16 Jan 2013
A Finextra Member

Overwhelming the network

January is always a difficult month, with many workers returning after a long Christmas break to hundreds of emails and the stress of the new business season. The financial sector faces no exception t...

16 Jan 2013
A Finextra Member

If you read this, I will sue you

STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL We share secrets with other people daily, from trivial "I've just heard that..." gossips to stuff like "My best friend's girlfriend is pregnant. By me." (LEGA...

16 Jan 2013
Innovation in Financial Services
Darren Negraeff

Getting Relationship Pricing Right, with Neil Stanley

DN: Thanks for agreeing to the interview Neil. I know our readers will be very interested to hear your view on how banks can deliver more value to their customers through customer centric initiatives ...

15 Jan 2013
Innovation in Financial Services
A Finextra Member

Look, Ma, No Hands!

Finextra ran an article today about the UK banking sector "gearing up for the introduction of an industry-wide mobile payments". Which industry? There is no "payment" industry as ...

15 Jan 2013
Innovation in Financial Services
A Finextra Member

CEOs 'Off the Rails'

They’re at the top of the tree, they have the POWER, they are paid huge salaries, bonuses and benefits yet we’ve seen a few instances recently where top CEOs have departed their companies in disgrace....

15 Jan 2013