Data Solutions Insights


Editor's picks: Fintech and the cloud

18th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
“Before too long we won’t be using the term ‘in-memory computing’, in-memory computing will just be called computing”: Abe Kleinfeld interview Alex Hammond, Managing Editor, bobsguide In an exclusive interview to bobsguide, the president and CEO of GridGain Systems explains why the speed and scale capabilities of... read more

Automatic Exchange of Information and the competitive advantages of good Client Data Management

17th August 2017

Company: BearingPoint
By Silvan Arpagaus - Manager, Iris Grewe - Partner, Ronald Frey - Partner, at BearingPoint Financial institutions are exposed to a greater regulatory pressure on the part of various national and international authorities, especially from Europe and the USA. The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), the Automatic Exchange of Information... read more

How GDPR compliance can ignite Digital Transformation

15th August 2017

Over the past decade the vast majority of businesses have invested heavily in collecting reams of customer data; indeed this data increasingly informs every aspect of business strategy. It may, therefore, come as a surprise to many CMOs and CXOs to discover that a number of IT teams are planning to delete vast amounts of this customer information... read more

WORM compliant storage in the cloud: Putting the finance industry on Cloud 9

14th August 2017

The financial industry remains one of the largest and most highly scrutinized and regulated industry’s in the world.  In the U.S. alone FINRA, a not-for-profit organization authorized by Congress to protect America’s investors, keeps watch over 632,740 brokers representing over 3,800 broker-dealer firms. In 2016, FINRA referred 785... read more

Editor's picks: Developments in biometrics

11th August 2017

Company: bobsguide
1. Transforming KYC: Three technologies to watch Gathering and validating the data needed to comply with Know Your Customer (KYC) is not easy. Documents can be forged. Ownership structures can be concealed. And practices like trade-based money laundering make it difficult to track money flow. Not only have bad actors become more adept at... read more

Building a data & analytics talent strategy

9th August 2017

Company: Savannah
George Nice - Partner in Savannah Group’s Financial Services Practice More data has been collected over the past two years than in the entire history of the human race. This data-collection frenzy is the result of several technology trends converging and accelerating to give us greater access to data, better data storage and faster data... read more

Software doesn’t grow on trees: Managing digital business spending

8th August 2017

Digital technologies are revolutionising the way that businesses operate. Research conducted by Gartner illustrated the rapid adoption rate of digital transformation, with just under half of CEOs stating that the board of directors is challenging them to make progress in digital business, with 56 per cent stating that the digital investments are... read more

Analysing financial data: Best practices for banks

7th August 2017

Company: Quantrix
It is widely accepted that banking is one of the most data driven industries out there and online banking and electronic trading produces millions of data points every day. Regulatory requirements are challenging banks more and more to capture, store, and analyse data over multiple years, departments and regions… a true... read more

Blockchain explained: Four benefits for businesses

2nd August 2017

In 2009, a little-known currency entered the market. If you had bought one thousand of them at this time, you would have had to hunt around for about £4.16 of change in your sofa. Purchase one thousand today, and your credit card will take a hit of over £2m. This phenomenon? Bitcoin. Bitcoin has become the buzzword of 2017, alongside... read more