Blogs from Andrew Witney, Barclays Bank, CIO, Corporate Banking

Big data: A definition and what it means for FS

Big data: A definition and what it means for FS

4th February 2014

Big data is here to stay, although it means various things to different people, depending upon who you ask, says bobsguide blogger (aka contributing editor) Andrew Witney, Barclays’ CIO in this second instalment of his blog. In its simplest form ‘big data’ means the mass of metadata, structured and  unstructured... read more
Cloud computing in FS: An essential guide

Cloud computing in FS: An essential guide

12th September 2013

In this first bobsguide blogger (aka contributing editor) submission from Barclays’ CIO Andrew Witney the issue of cloud computing is addressed. The pros and cons of private, public and hybrid cloud solutions for financial services (FS) firms are examined alongside uptake; the Infrastructure (IaaS), Platform (PaaS) and Software-as-a-Service... read more