Data Solutions Insights


All good things come to an end? Sibos 2012 reflections

6th November 2012

Company: bobsguide
With its audience of more than 6,000 registrants now safely ensconced back home after last week’s Sibos 2012 trade show in Osaka, Japan, Neil Ainger reflects on some of the major themes and talking points unveiled by the daily Bobsguide show report. This summary covers everything from the absence of the Chinese banks to the first ever... read more

Sibos 2012 – Day 4 Report: Compliance and innovation: mutually opposed?

1st November 2012

Company: bobsguide
The final day of the Sibos 2012 trade show in Osaka, Japan, featured much discussion about the over the counter (OTC) transparency changes post-crash as the first ever compliance track at the show came to a close, says Tom Groenfeldt. Meanwhile, elsewhere on site the Innotribe Award to the best tech start-up went to Playmoolah, a finance website... read more

Sibos 2012 – Day 1 Report: New CEO speaks and making technology work

29th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
The Sibos 2012 trade show started today in Osaka, Japan, with an opening plenary from the new chief executive officer (CEO) of SWIFT, Gottfried Leibbrant, recounting his first 120 days in charge and his plans for the future, says Tom Groenfeldt. A panel of bankers, consultants and technologists also addressed the key question of the role... read more

Sibos Preview Blog: How banks can fight new entrants and keep their payments place

29th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
With the Sibos 2012 trade show starting up today in Osaka, Japan, which will be covered by a daily bobsguide show blog at the end of each day, Nitin Sirohi, solution head for TCS BaNCS’ Wholesale Banking unit discusses one of the expected hot topics. He examines how banks that are challenged by new non-traditional players, from supermarket... read more

Sibos Preview Blog: Bone up on your RFP process if you want SEPA compliance benefits

25th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
With the Sibos 2012 trade show, organised by Swift due to start next week – unfortunately without a number of Chinese banks – it is probably a good idea to remind yourself of the essential elements of a good request for proposal (RFP) process. After all, says Jonathan Williams, director of product strategy at Experian, for those... read more

Sibos Blog: Reaping rewards with effective reconciliation

17th October 2012

Company: FIS
Ahead of the Sibos 2012 trade show in Osaka, Japan, on 29 October to 1 November, which will be covered by a daily bobsguide show blog, Richard Chapman, product director, operations, for SunGard’s banking unit discusses one of the topics that is always up for debate: reconciliation. He outlines here how to achieve operational maturity in... read more

Proposal for an intraday liquidity regulation: the crack in the supervisory wall is to be closed

9th October 2012

Company: Finastra
By Mariusz Podsiadlo - Head of Product Management, Misys Global Risk – Liquidity The aftermath of the credit crisis has seen a flurry of regulatory activity, especially in the previously ignored area of liquidity risk: the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision published its ‘Principles for Sound Liquidity Risk Management and... read more

Near real-time analytics in banking: delivering on old promises?

4th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
By Denise Montgomery, research director, Ovum financial services research and advisory, Asia-Pacific. Banks continue to invest in new mobile front-end applications, online development, and agility. To speed the quality and relevance of decision-making and customer experience in such fast-paced environments, however, analytics are often... read more

Mobile banking at last goes mainstream: Are you ready?

4th October 2012

Company: bobsguide
Mark Gunn, European, Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) Director APM, at Compuware examines the history and present performance of mobile banking systems, with reference to a recent study of three large UK retail banks’ mobile websites at Barclays, RBS/NatWest and HSBC. The study was carried out using Compuware Gomez’ mobile readiness... read more

Why financial services and ‘big data’ can be mutually beneficial

17th August 2012

The financial services sector is typically expert at churning vast amounts of data, gathered over decades of customer interactions and transactions. Some financial institutions (FIs) might be said to have perfected the art of data analytics, but there is always more to learn about how ‘big data’ can be harnessed by FIs, says Sriram... read more