Middle and Back Office Solutions Insights


Finovate Europe 2017 review part two: The top five trends the conference predicted for 2017

16th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
As the name suggests, Finovate prides itself on showcasing the most significant innovations that are set to the take the world of fintech by storm. Finovate Europe 2017 was therefore crammed with new ideas, companies and products, hoping to catch the eye of a packed-in audience of buyers from many of Europe’s premier financial... read more

Four key considerations for a successful payment factory initiative

15th February 2017

Managing global enterprise payments is more complex and demanding than ever before. Credit is tight, the macroeconomic environment is fast-changing and the typical backbook of mergers and acquisitions have led to a host of complexities. Multiple divisions and business sites within organisations combine with legacy back-office systems and processes... read more

10 UK fintech companies to look out for in 2017

14th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
The fintech industry has seen tremendous growth in last decade. The sector now supports over 61,000 jobs and turns over billions in revenue for the British economy. The UK has grown in stature to be a global hub on the fintech stage, in terms of investment, employment and the number of fintechs in the market. A report by the UK... read more

The application of the Pareto Principle in risk and compliance

13th February 2017

Company: Dow Jones
Eric A. Sohn, CAMS, Director of Business Product, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance The Pareto Principle (sometimes called the 80/20 Rule) is simple: the vast majority of the benefit is derived from a relatively small percentage of the effort. Whether those figures are truly 80% and 20% is immaterial; the general principle holds true that effort... read more

Finovate 2017 review part one: Five innovative product launches in mobile banking

10th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
Finovate Europe 2017 took place this week at the Old Billingsgate Market in London, showcasing innovative new products and bringing together industry experts from the fintech sector and senior financial, banking, and technology executives. The conference was focused around two days of presentations, where fintech start-ups and established... read more

Risk measurement: A call for standards

9th February 2017

Company: StatPro Group
Risk measurement has grown beyond the ‘Wild West’ mentality of its youth and needs standards in order to fulfil its promise of protecting investors, says Damian Handzy, Global Head of Risk, and Carl Bacon, Chairman, at StatPro Group. Professional risk managers are a curious combination of artist, scientist and practitioner,... read more

FIS recovers strongly after Q4 2016 results spark 3% share price drop

9th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
The share price of global fintech provider FIS has bounced back to slightly over its pre-Q4 2016 financial report level, following a shock dip in Tuesday’s trading. It is of little surprise that market confidence has returned to the NYSE-listed tech supplier, as the financials we’re mostly positive, and the outlook has been strong... read more

Five tech concepts powering dynamic business in 2017

8th February 2017

Eric Rocks, Vice President and Managing Director of SS&C Technologies Running a business is a very dynamic operation that requires taking the time to consider not only how things change, but why things change. By mastering this outlook, financial executives will have a greater ability to manage control over their successes. This is... read more

The migrant crisis and fintech: Payment solutions that provide support to refugees

7th February 2017

Noel Moran - CEO, Prepaid Financial Services Ltd. With the migrant crisis in Europe showing no signs of slowing, and with freezing conditions being widely reported in camps, non-governmental organisations, aid charities, and governments are looking for new and innovative ways to distribute payments quickly and securely to save lives in the... read more

Finovate Europe 2017 preview

7th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
Today is the first day of Finovate Europe 2017, a two-day conference and networking event taking place in London that will showcase many of the most exciting new products and start-ups in the fintech market to senior financial, banking, and technology executives, media, analysts and fintech influencers. Over 70 fintech providers will be on hand... read more