Financial Services

The real promise of regulatory technology

The real promise of regulatory technology The future of banking is algorithmic. Bringing together big data and predictive analytics is already enabling financial service providers to make better real-time decisions on loans and other products, with a more flexible, customer-centric user experience. But if banking can be algorithmic, what about financial regulation and supervision? Financial [...]

Financial services firms warming to DevOps

Financial services organisations are adopting DevOps approaches faster and with more decisiveness than other industries as they bid to head off competition from an encroaching army of nimble startups, according to research from Vanson Bourne. The study, commissioned by managed services provider Claranet, surveyed 900 end user IT leaders from mid-market businesses in six European [...]

By |devops, Financial Services|

Top 10 Big Data Trends in 2017 for Financial Services

In the past year, the big data pendulum for financial services has officially swung from passing fad or experiment to large deployments. That puts a somewhat different slant on big data trends when compared to 2016 trends. While the hype has subsided, banks appreciate that big data is not a panacea for all woes. Of [...]

By |Big Data, Financial Services|

5 Ways Banks Use Big Data Analytics To Win Back Customer Confidence

Despite the industry’s robust growth and the fact that banks have been an integral part of the fabric of society for hundreds of years, the public view the banking community with suspicion. Customers focus on issues like security breaches, lack of service expansion, and poor customer service, while the banking fraternity look to the heavens [...]

By |Analytics, blog, Financial Services|

Big Data Analytics Helping to Predict and Prevent Cyber Attacks

Expanding mobile/online banking channels, the rise of algorithmic trading, and escalating regulatory requirements have dramatically increased the amount of customer, business, and transactional data that financial organizations must store and protect. The unrelenting growth of Big Data can be a double-edged sword for financial institutions; while it presents valuable opportunities to streamline operations and improve [...]

Surge in real-time big data and IoT analytics is changing corporate thinking

Organizations want real-time big data and analytics capability because of an emerging need for big data that can be immediately actionable in business decisions. An example is the use of big data in online advertising, which immediately personalizes ads for viewers when they visit websites based on their customer profiles that big data analytics have [...]

The 3 Compliance Questions to Ask

As companies move to cloud, they require more certainty around export compliance. Of the many complexities associated with cloud computing, export compliance laws arguably are some of the thorniest. From a legal and technical perspective, the export compliance laws currently on the books—as they vary from country to country—can make even the savviest and most [...]

How to create speedier infrastructure for an app-centric business

Time is money' - within business this phrase could not be more relevant, particularly in today’s well-connected society. As everything progresses in technology - becoming much more efficient, smarter and faster - people’s expectations are constantly growing, and so they end up frustrated when something hinders the process. When it comes to a network failure [...]

The Importance of Maintaining Formal Governance

When a vendor is performing well, the client may have a tendency to relax governance requirements and routines.  However, program maintenance is critical because practicing the routines and developing relationships during periods of high performance enhances the ability to fix problems and remediate issues if and when vendor performance is not delivered as expected.  Consistent [...]

Make Closing the Application Performance Gap a Priority in 2016

Nastel agrees and provides these priorities in Application Performance: "... always reduce the amount of time to address the situation. Easy-to-use dashboards that clearly identify the source of the problem are a must-have to ensure your fluency in the complicated language of application-aware network-performance management." . Read the source article at datacenterjournal.com Original Author: Steve Brar