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Said Tabet

Tackling Regulation and Ensuring Financial Services Organisations are Compliant

2016 is set to be another milestone year in financial services. New challengers in and beyond the sector are launching disruptive innovations that are threating the traditional players in the market i...

17 Dec 2015
Said Tabet

Black Friday: Should we be worried about our transactions?

The Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend marks one of the busiest shopping periods in the UK. The tradition, which originated in the US, where it follows Thanksgiving Thursday, arrived in the UK a fe...

26 Nov 2015
Said Tabet

Why a 'Clandestine cloud culture' is threatening FS data

The past few years have seen a wide shift across all kinds of organisations towards harnessing digital technologies. Gartner calls this ‘The Digital Industrial Economy’, where every business wants to ...

14 Sep 2015
Said Tabet

The three key considerations for tackling cyber-attacks in the financial sector

Cybersecurity has become one of the top agenda points for every boardroom in the financial services industry and we're starting to see the appointment of more chief risk officers, along with those app...

31 Jul 2015
Said Tabet

Seven key guiding principles for delivering PaaS to drive innovation in Financial Services

At a recent meeting of technical leaders in the financial services community, we picked up on a previous discussion around Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and how, under continuous pressure to evolve and...

13 Jul 2015
Said Tabet

Six things financial services technical leaders need to consider around open source software

At a recent meeting of technical leaders in the financial services community, we hosted a rich and vibrant discussion around the role of open source in their community. There was a wide ranging consen...

05 Jun 2015
Said Tabet

Why Financial Services Shouldn't Shy Away from a Platform Shift

Financial Services (FS) organisations are hugely complex in terms of their business operations; they have retail arms, investment and fund management operations, insurance businesses and more. Many of...

13 Apr 2015