Data Solutions Insights


Is PSD2 the most significant banking industry shake-up ever? Pt. 2

7th July 2017

Company: bobsguide
Patrick Tans, Senior General Manager, Banking Products, at KBC Bank was a panellist at The European Payment Summit 2017, and stated that banks were facing the biggest upheaval to their industry for over 600 years. But how does the industry feel about the shift in regulation? We spoke to senior figures from across banks and fintechs, as well... read more

Why passwords must be replaced as the core of the user authentication process

21st June 2017

Company: Crossmatch
The volume of system end points continues to multiply as digitisation overhauls financial services’ processes. Increasing volumes of data, coupled with a growing need for more users to have access to data without time or location restrictions, has forced firms to rethink their authentication services.  Increased end points and more... read more

Market data usage: Taking control with a strategic approach to sourcing

20th June 2017

Company: AIM Software
With ever-changing commercial models and more stringent licensing agreements, market and reference data costs and usage compliance are big focus areas for most financial institutions. However, while keeping costs down is a priority, getting data usage under control can prove a significant challenge. All capital market participants depend on... read more

Editor's picks: Developments in PSD2

16th June 2017

Company: bobsguide
1. How should banks be reacting to PSD2? Leonie Mercedes, Reporter, bobsguide With six months to go until the directive comes into force, it is time for banks to start asking themselves some serious questions, says Leonie Mercedes. The countdown has started. At the time of publication, it’ll be just over six months before... read more

Enterprise data management and data governance: Two sides of the same coin?

13th June 2017

There is no doubt that data governance is rising up the agenda at many financial institutions, driven both from an increasing regulatory focus on good data as well as a firm’s internal focus on improving data quality and applying ‘fit for purpose’ data to the key business processes. Data governance itself describes the overall... read more

Accelerating payment solutions with in-memory computing

13th June 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
The shift to digital payments is taking place in many forms: bitcoins, mobile wallets, “tap and go” payment transactions, peer-to-peer money-transfer apps and more. Worldwide, the mobile payments market alone has grown from $235 billion in 2013 to a projected value of almost $800 billion in 2017 and over a trillion dollars by 2019. ... read more

INDATA President: How regulations like MIFID II drives innovation in asset management

7th June 2017

Company: bobsguide
INDATA is a leading industry provider of software, technology and services for buy-side firms. The company’s portfolio includes asset managers and boutique investment firms, varying in assets under management  from $1bn to over $100bn across a variety of asset classes. bobsguide sat down with Dave Csiki to discuss the asset management... read more

Editor's picks: Developments in SaaS

2nd June 2017

Company: bobsguide
1. The network effect of collateral management Karl Wyborn, MD, Global Head of Sales, CloudMargin As we have already witnessed, 2017 has and will continue to bring fundamental changes to regulations, challenging even the most robust operational teams across the industry who are asked to do more with less, on ever shorter deadlines. We... read more

60-second survey: What piece of regulation is keeping most financial professionals up at night?

31st May 2017

Company: bobsguide
Here at bobsguide, we aim to keep you informed with the most important developments in finance and financial technology, and there is one particular theme that we find ourselves reporting on particularly often – how to deal with regulation changes. So that we can bring you the most relevant insights and analysis about regulation and... read more