Infrastructure Insights

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How banks and fintechs need to adapt to a shrinking global banking landscape

13th March 2017

Anders la Cour, Chief Executive, Saxo Payments The global transaction banking industry is experiencing one of the biggest shake-ups it has seen in decades. Non-bank tech disruptors such as Bitcoin and the blockchain, the eastward shift in global economic power, low-interest earnings in developed markets, the emergence of challenger banks, and... read more
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The power of graph technology for insurance price comparison

9th March 2017

Company: Neo Technology
Emil Eifrem of Neo Technology explains how Wobi, Israel’s best known price comparison website for pensions and insurance, is using graph technology to enhance its service and stay ahead of the competition Graph databases are helping the financial sector innovate new and exciting services because, unlike traditional relational databases,... read more
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“Before too long we won’t be using the term ‘in-memory computing’, in-memory computing will just be called computing”: Abe Kleinfeld interview

9th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
In an exclusive interview to bobsguide, the president and CEO of GridGain Systems explains why the speed and scale capabilities of in-memory computing will compel financial services to switch their data solutions. Tell us about your career in fintech. I’ve been in the industry for 38 years, I started out as a software engineer and then... read more
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'All-in-one' biometric authentication: The next step in banking security

8th March 2017

Company: Encap Security
Thomas Bostrom Jorgensen - CEO, Encap Security After fingerprints, faces, heartbeats, voices and even ears, what is next for biometrics? What new part of the body could be pressed into service as a unique signifier of who we are – without breaking indecency laws? Biometrics do offer a high level of security, but it’s not an... read more
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Analysis of the deal: Axway’s acquisition of Syncplicity

8th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Last month data management specialist Axway publicised its deal to acquire enterprise file sync and share (EFSS) solution specialist Syncplicity. Both sides of the deal sat down with bobsguide to explain why the deal was made now, and how the acquisition makes both companies stronger. Scott Hausman Executive Vice President, Corporate... read more
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Trading places: How automation technology is changing the trading floor

6th March 2017

Company: FIS
Bob Santella, Head of Global Trading’, Institutional & Wholesale, FIS The cash equities trading desks at large banking firms were once manned by hoards of staff. But increasingly this is becoming less so. Within this, there is a telling story that highlights the extent to which technology is fundamentally altering the face of trading... read more
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How machine learning technology is making rules-based systems obsolete in anomaly detection: Jim Heinzman interview

3rd March 2017

Company: bobsguide
In an exclusive interview with bobsguide, Jim Heinzman, Executive Vice President-Financial Services Solutions at ThetaRay, explains why the emergence of omnichannel banking and regulatory burdens are neccesitating an evolution of anomaly detection technology, and why he expects to see more banks partnering with fintech companies in order replace... read more
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How the FIX Trading Community EMEA Trading Conference will help shape the future of trading

28th February 2017

On the 2 March 2017 the FIX Trading Community is once again holding its annual one-day EMEA Trading Conference at Old Billingsgate in London. The event is now in its 9th year and is considered by many as the largest one-day trading event in Europe, full of lively debates, interesting keynote speeches and excellent networking opportunities. The... read more
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Fix Trading Community EMEA Trading Conference preview

27th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
The Fix Trading Community EMEA Conference 2017 takes place this Thursday, 2 March, at the Old Billingsgate Market in London. The trading conference is back for it’s ninth year with a full day of panel debates, talks and networking events from innovators and industry specialists. The event will see attendees the likes of Bank of... read more
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Corporate treasury systems: How to select the right provider in 2017

27th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
The role of treasurers has evolved substantially in the past decade or so, and consequently the software underpins treasury management has also needed to develop. Corporate treasury management software is one of the fastest moving areas of fintech, and financial institutions and businesses are keen to upgrade outdated legacy software in order to... read more