Spreadsheet Agility within EDM – Centralized. Audited. Compliant.

11th September 2017

Company: Xenomorph
This paper describes how spreadsheet calculations and analytics can be integrated within a centralized, audited Enterprise Data Management (EDM) process. Given regulations such as BCBS 239 and Dodd-Frank mandating a reduction in the reliance upon manual end-user processes, such an approach offers the flexibility, agility and ease of use that... read more

So you've got your ECL numbers: time to begin your IFRS 9 Project...

11th September 2017

Company: KnowCo Limited
Those financial institutions who found their expected credit loss modelling wanting, in the light of the requirements of IFRS 9, are starting to see the results of their ECL projects come through: the portfolio-level metrics and parameters that are needed to calculate 12-month and lifetime provisions for each on- and off-balance sheet exposure.... read more

TimeScape EDM+ IFRS 9 Data Management Solution

8th September 2017

Company: Xenomorph
Mandatory adoption of IFRS 9 at the beginning of 2018 will prompt a number of data management challenges. Firms will need to pay particular attention to validating inputs and outputs of credit risk models, as financial statements become considerably more sensitive to credit quality. Furthermore, requirements to adopt a new classification schema for... read more

Tactical versus strategic solutions: Where lie the benefits?

8th September 2017

Regulatory changes and challenging market conditions are driving many financial institutions to review their system infrastructure for collateral management. With tight budgets and regulatory deadlines approaching quickly, some firms prioritize short-term gains over longer term strategic investments. These quick win solutions can easily turn into... read more

5 Things You Need to Know to Become a GDPR Authentication Hero

7th September 2017

Company: Crossmatch
Take a deep breath. Okay, now process this: we have less than a year until the General Data Protection Regulation becomes enforceable. That’s right, on 25 May 2018, a wave of new regulations embodied in GDPR go into effect with far-ranging consequences for your authentication and identity strategy. You need to get started today. The first step is... read more

Online to Offline Attribution: A case study

7th September 2017

Company: Fospha
As a business that still utilises offline engagement channels, our client relies heavily on their monthly direct mail letters to help them acquire more leads. It was therefore imperative that they gained visibility of their entire end-to-end customer journey, so that they could easily identify if direct mail performed well as a customer... read more

Xenomorph TimeScape EDM+ for BCBS 239

7th September 2017

Company: Xenomorph
This paper describes some of the challenges presented by BCBS 239 and how deploying a solution such as Xenomorph TimeScape EDM+ ensures both data management best practice and efficiencies, and competitive advantage for the business as a whole. read more

SMARTIE: The Smart, Universal Self-Service Income & Expenditure Tool

6th September 2017

SMARTIE from TALKINGTECH is an intelligent self-service data validation tool that makes affordability assessments more accurate and efficient. read more

Prudent Valuation: Challenges and Solution

6th September 2017

Company: Xenomorph
Prudent valuation practices are becoming increasingly commonplace, prompted by edicts such as the European Union’s Capital Requirements Regulation. Rather than simply verifying the fair value of an asset (or accuracy of a model) by comparing it to an independent source, prudent valuation goes one step further and assumes the process of deriving... read more

FRTB Market Risk Capital Framework - Putting the Spotlight on Data Quality

4th September 2017

Company: Xenomorph
This paper describes the ‘fundamental’ nature of changes associated with the revised market risk capital framework prompted by the FRTB, and the broad data management challenges that firms will face as a result of the new framework. read more