Predictions 2019: Financial Services Firms Shift Their Focus To Operational Efficiency

Forrester IT

In the decade since the global financial crisis, much of the financial services industry has made a strong recovery. banking financial services predictions 2019 wealth management

The Advantages of a Faster Blockchain for Global and Financial Institutions

CTOvision

Read Zac Johnson’s article about why blockchain can provide speed and transparency for global and financial institutions on Influencive : Blockchain technology is becoming increasingly integrated into the mainstream, beyond the popular cryptocurrency market. Even traditional financial institutions, banks, investment companies, etc.,

Finland’s OP Financial Group outlines digital ambitions

Computer Weekly

Chief digital officer at financial services group describes how new technology is fundamentally changing the business

Russian-speaking hacker targeting financial institutions

Computer Weekly

A Russian-speaking cyber criminal gang is targeting financial institutions in the UK, US and Russia, a Moscow-based security firm reports

Financial malware more than twice as prevalent as ransomware

Computer Weekly

While ransomware continues to make the headlines, particularly in the wake of WannaCry, research has revealed that financial threats are 2.5 times more prevalent

Do You Work For A Financial Services Provider? Then Take This Survey!

Forrester IT

Forrester is conducting research on how financial services companies are using Video to win, serve, engage, and retain customers. Uncategorized Banking brokerage Digital Banking Financial Services insurance retail banking video video strategy wealth management

The Downside Of digital Labs For Financial Innovation

Forrester IT

The race to digital is heating up in financial services (FS) organizations; increasingly, the engine making this happen is Agile. Quite simply, it is software that makes any financial business truly digital. financial services.

Financial services CIOs above average for digital focus

Computer Weekly

IT leaders in the financial services sector realise they must undergo digital transformation as existing business models become outdated

‘Tis The Season – Your Customers Might Need A Little Nudge

Forrester IT

customer experience digital business digital money management Behavioral Economics Customer Experience (CX) Digital Money Management Financial Wellness

Cyber attacks cost financial firms up to £1.6m a time

Computer Weekly

The costs associated with cyber attacks on the financial sector are rising as organisations face increasingly sophisticated threats, research shows

The Most Valuable Benefit of Salesforce Financial Cloud

Perficient - Digital Transformation

How familiar is your organization with the flexibility and integration Financial Services Cloud offers? The Salesforce Financial Services Cloud transforms how wealth and asset management, banking, and insurance companies work with customers, as well as within their own organizations.

Do AI Applications Have a Limit in Financial Services?

Perficient - Digital Transformation

Dominant financial services institutions, currently, focus on; a scale of assets, mass productions, relationship exclusivity, switching costs, and dependence on the integrity of humans. The same mindset goes for artificial intelligence (AI) pairing with financial services. How AI Helps with Financial Services. “A Ultimately, AI in the financial services industry will be directed towards optimizing the customer experience. AI Has Its Limitations in Financial Services.

Oracle Launches Financial Services Cloud

Data Center Knowledge

based financial services companies, the service integrates with other Oracle SaaS products Read More. Initially available to U.S.-based Cloud Computing Oracle

Financial institutions need to rethink security, say analysts

Computer Weekly

Financial services providers need to rethink their approach to information security, according to the results of a global survey

Financial cyber attacks increase as malware writers join forces

Computer Weekly

Financial malware attacks increased 16% in the second quarter of the year, driven by collaboration between the developers of two banking Trojans in the top the financial malware threats, says Kaspersky Lab

7 Steps to Financial Freedom

Galido

Information Technology Blog - - 7 Steps to Financial Freedom - Information Technology Blog. Everyone yearns for abundance and financial security, it is a human desire we all share. While we all have this in common, only a limited few ever actually reach true financial security.

Dubai financial services regulator launches temporary licence aimed at fintechs

Computer Weekly

Dubai is making it easier for financial technology companies to test out their ideas through a temporary licence

Figures suggest blockchain is a 'no brainer' in financial services

Computer Weekly

Blockchain has quickly established itself in financial services businesses, with companies in other industries likely to see a similar trend

Financial services firms advised to ditch private datacentres and invest in cloud

Computer Weekly

DTCC whitepaper claims financial services firms that shun cloud are at heightened risk of running into resiliency, security and performance issues

Top 10 financial services stories of 2016

Computer Weekly

Here are 10 of the most popular fintech articles on Computer Weekly in 2016

BMW runs first Innovation Lab for financial services division

Computer Weekly

Five startups take part in luxury car manufacturer’s first “innovation lab” to develop financial technology solutions

Financial Conduct Authority concerned about cyber security of banks

Computer Weekly

The FCA expresses concern about the cyber security of banks after 9,000 Tesco Bank customers lost £2.5m in fraudulent transactions

Financial Firms’ Cloud Security Practices Maturing: Report

Data Center Knowledge

Almost every financial services firm stores personally identifiable information in the cloud Read More. Shared

Salesforce DMP, Financial Services Cloud & B2B Analytics Intro

Perficient - Digital Transformation

What You Need to Know About Financial Services Cloud. What You Need to Know About Financial Services Cloud: A Case Study. With digital transformation at the forefront of all business strategies, the financial services industry comes with its own set of challenges.

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Can Robots Grow Up To Be More Human?

Forrester IT

Context And Timing Is Critical For Robots And Humans To Work Well Together.

Financial sector faces era of cyber mega heists

Computer Weekly

Banks and other financial institutions are threatened by a new breed of elite cyber criminals running professional operations that will use any means to achieve their goals, says Barclays security chief

Cyber criminals net £8bn from financial services in 2016

Computer Weekly

Organised cyber fraud gangs are turning their attention to online lenders and emerging financial services, potentially netting £8bn in 2016, a report reveals

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Enterprise appetites for cloud-based financial apps on the rise, Gartner research suggests

Computer Weekly

Research into corporate appetites for cloud-based financial apps suggest demand is growing faster than expected, claims Gartner

Latisys Expands to UK, Reveals Healthy Financials

Data Center Knowledge

High-touch hybrid hosting provider Latisys is expanding its platform to the UK, as well as disclosing some financials for the first time. The company has hit an annual revenue run rate of $100 million. Latisys

Confusion And Vendor Adolescence Stalls AI Innovation In Financial Services

Forrester IT

AI is a hot topic in financial services. And its easy to see why. Increasing margins on transactions, decimated by compliance costs and low interest rates, reaching new market segments, and automating routine tasks, makes AI innovation attractive. And in one sense, FinServ has always been about algorithmic innovation. There is no higher potential ROI than beating the market.

Free Report From O’Reilly Examines Best Practices Financial Firms Use In Cloud Transitions

CTOvision

Stricter regulations and changing technology have forced financial services organizations to make major changes in the way they handle sensitive data. With a focus on engineering and infrastructure, this O’Reilly report examines the tools and best practices that leading financial firms are using to migrate data to the cloud, build customer event hubs, and adhere […].

Why financial planning asks more of CRM than other industries

IT Toolbox

The demands on CRMs from the financial planning and wealth management markets are greater than from other industries. This is partly the result of regulatory pressures but in addition, money management platforms need to continue to interact with clients at a highly granular level as both customers’ financial needs and the condition of public financial markets change.

Running IT Like A (Financial) Business

Chuck's Blog - EMC

You wouldn’t try to run a business without good financial instrumentation — and the same is quickly becoming true for many progressive IT shops. It was perfectly acceptable to run around and manually gather key metrics at the end of a quarter or financial year.

How to Protect your Personal and Financial Information

CTOvision

It’s evident that the essential aspect in your network or personal computer is the data that you have created. The main reason why most people are in a network or possess a personal computer is to store their data in a way that can easily be accessible. Whenever you want to input protective strategies such […]. Cyber Security data protection data security protecting data

In (Partial) Defense of Financial Jargon

IT Toolbox

Financial jargon — or as it is less charitably called, business BS — has been a mainstay of the industry since time immemorial. Anyone who has clicked “agree” to credit card terms and conditions without reading will know that financial jargon doesn’t affect day-to-dayBut it seems to have limited usefulness to anyone other than banking lawyers.