Whitepapers

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Agreement Express eBook - The ISO's Guide to PayFac-like Customer Experience

9th January 2018

The Merchant Acquiring industry is like a fishing business. Whether you’re a small ISO, a super ISO, or an acquirer, the same imperative applies. You must continuously acquire more merchants, or the competition will get them first. Catch fish, or go out of business. This is your guide to onboarding more merchants than the competition in a... read more

Whitepaper: 5 Best Practices for Improving Payments & Cash Management

4th January 2018

As corporates seek new ways to effectively address complex global payment and cash management issues, payment factories offer a comprehensive and flexible solution. A corporate can maximise the benefits of a payment factory by employing best practices in five critical areas: • Secure controls and standardised processes • Streamlined global... read more

Enterprise Data Management: What a Modern EDM System Needs to Offer

3rd January 2018

Company: Xenomorph
This white paper establishes the key components of a "modern" EDM system. It outlines the principal drivers to EDM adoption within financial markets and the business outcomes firms are looking for, and then describes the features required to deliver these outcomes and how such a system satisfies the broader needs of the enterprise. read more
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Enterprise Data Management: A Solution for Evolving Industry Requirements

19th December 2017

Company: Xenomorph
This white paper outlines areas in which key industry issues around enterprise data management can be effectively addressed using Xenomorph’s leading EDM solution, TimeScape EDM+. read more
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Spreadsheets & Operational Risk: Mitigating Operational Risk With TimeScape EDM+

14th December 2017

Company: Xenomorph
Regulation is now forcing change in spreadsheet and other End User Computing (EUC) application usage and policy. This paper illustrates how the analytics and data management capabilities of TimeScape EDM+ mitigate the operational risks of spreadsheet usage and extend the footprint of Enterprise Data Management into the Front Office. read more
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Reaping the Benefits of Agility in Capital Markets

14th December 2017

Company: Murex
In the fast-evolving capital markets, technology needs to be up to date, scalable and able to cope with the heavy demands. With legacy infrastructures struggling to meet the challenges, adopting a DevOps approach to your technology can help you compete, improving quality, enhancing predictability and increasing flexibility. In this paper, we share... read more
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IFRS 9 Data Management Challenges

12th December 2017

Company: Xenomorph
The mandatory adoption of IFRS 9 at the beginning of 2018 will cause a number of data management challenges for firms impacted and required to comply with the new accounting standards. This paper outlines key challenges, including the need to adopt a consistent approach to measuring expected credit losses, as well as accurately classifying assets... read more
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Spreadsheets & Operational Risk: Instrument Valuation Issues, Data & Regulation

11th December 2017

Company: Xenomorph
Regulations such as BCBS 239 are forcing changes in the usage and governance of spreadsheets and other end-user computing (EUC) applications in financial markets. This paper outlines the main risks in spreadsheet usage in derivative and fixed income valuation, and explains some of the regulators motivations in addressing this source of operational... read more
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Research: The Rise of Real-time Payments in North America

8th December 2017

Company: Icon Solutions
Icon Solutions initiated this research following the success of its previous paper which focused on the implications of instant payments and PSD2 on cards in Europe. As a follow-up, consultants Ovum set out to explore the North American landscape for Real Time Payments and Open Banking. In contrast with the previous study, this new research places... read more
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In-Memory Computing for Financial Services eBook: Part 3

7th December 2017

Company: GridGain Systems
Large companies accumulating massive amounts of data need to be able to perform analytics on that data in real time in a cost-conscious manner to ensure a good user experience. In this eBook, Part 3 of the In-Memory Computing for Financial Services eBook Series, discusses how financial service firms are using in-memory computing platforms such as... read more