Middle and Back Office Solutions Insights
5th May 2017
Having worked in the Business Process Management (BPM) industry for nearly 20 years, primarily for software vendors, you inherit a number of preconceptions.
One of those preconceptions is that all internal/integral workflow systems are inferior to an external BPM system.
This preconception is born from the fact that there is no set... read more
2nd May 2017
In the second of a two-part review of cyberfraud and risk management approaches, James Richardson, Head of Market Development Risk and Fraud for Bottomline Technologies, reviews the benefits of advanced activity-monitoring to provide the highest levels of fraud prevention
The first part of this payments security review looked at how a... read more
2nd May 2017
In the ‘post-crisis’ environment of the last couple of years (almost a decade to be more accurate), investment firms are constantly trying to catch-up with the regulators’ growing appetite to increase market transparency and customer protection by collecting transaction data, tighten reporting regulations with ever... read more
2nd May 2017
In the first of a two-part review of cyberfraud and risk management approaches, James Richardson, Head of Market Development Risk and Fraud for Bottomline Technologies, looks at the lessons that can be learnt from recent payment fraud attacks.
The headlines are unrelenting. Hardly a week goes by without news of yet another organisation... read more
12th April 2017
With over 20 years of experience in building, implementing and supporting financial service applications, Christopher John currently leads the revenue and expense management solutions as president at Broadridge. Prior to his current role, he was the director of fixed income trading systems for Bank Boston Robertson Stephens. There he was... read more
6th April 2017
According to the Tech Nation 2017 report, the UK’s digital economy is growing twice as fast as the wider economy with an estimated turnover of £170 billion. Of this a remarkable £114 billion was linked to companies outside of the M25.
With the rest of the UK giving London such a run for its money, what are the benefits of being... read more
28th March 2017
The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) is set to change the way banks and financial services operate, as well as the way consumers approach their personal banking. Powerful AI can replace humans with machines, improve customer experience and provide simplified cost-effective solutions for businesses.
bobsguide recently spoke about AI’s... read more
27th March 2017
Peter Crawley currently leads Citi’s franchise in South Africa and provides senior leadership in dealing with risk, franchise and business issues. He is also responsible for Citi’s treasury and trade business in Sub-Saharan Africa, spanning 11 presence and 26 non-presence countries.
Since Citi re-entered South Africa in 1995, it has... read more
22nd March 2017
Bethan Cowper, Head of International Marketing, Compass Plus
According to the World Bank, an estimated two billion working age adults worldwide – equating to just under 40 per cent of all adults – do not have access to formal, regulated banking facilities. Contrary to popular belief, these numbers aren’t just... read more
17th March 2017
Earlier this week it was announced that Vista Equity Partners had struck an agreement to purchase Canadian lending, payments, and financial solutions software supplier D+H for C$4.8bn including debt.
The acquisition would have made headlines in its own right, after all billion dollar deals aren’t exactly ten a penny. In a market which has... read more