GFT

GFT delivers enterprise scale solutions quickly and effectively using a resource base of over 4,500 specialists across 12 countries in Europe and the Americas. We are one of the world’s leading IT solutions providers to the banking sector, with a unique hybrid model of onsite and nearshore consultants.

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Open banking: realising business value with cloud

11th February 2019

Open banking is emerging as the driving component of a broader digital banking strategy for most financial institutions. GFT has been working with our partner AWS to develop solutions that help financial institutions manage, transform, and store their data securely. Find out more about what this collaboration can do for your open banking...
‘The monetisation of open banking’ - New thought leadership from GFT

19th December 2018

Open banking heralds a seismic change in global financial services, however, the future of any open banking offering will ultimately be determined by the value it provides. A new thought leadership paper from GFT entitled ‘The monetisation of open banking’ explores some of the key commercial issues surrounding open banking. It offers a...
Performance testing of distributed ledger technology

17th October 2018

The last few years have seen huge investment into software that brings distributed ledger technology (DLT) to financial markets, but it remains unclear as to whether it will be fit for purpose. In particular, it remains to be demonstrated that DLT is capable of working in intensely demanding, high throughput environments, suitable for financial...
Assessing the benefits of a cloud-based digital transformation

16th October 2018

From our practical experience we know that migrating to the cloud is a major undertaking. For many banks the true benefits promised by cloud may be more distant than previously thought. But, once they arrive, will it have been worth the effort? We firmly believe that cloud technologies herald a new dawn in computing – one day, practically all...
GFT Streaming Enterprise Analytics Platform (SEAP)

19th September 2018

GFT, global IT engineering and technology specialists for the financial services industry for over 30 years – and Google Cloud services partner, has announced the launch of their GFT Streaming Enterprise Analytics Platform (SEAP) solution powered by Google Cloud. SEAP provides real-time data ingestion and processing to support the consumption of...
GFT Cloud Adoption Research

10th July 2018

A recent GFT study reveals the banking industry is more excited by the disruptive potential of cloud computing than its ability to simply reduce costs. The findings reveal that investment banks are set to increase their use of public cloud by over fifty percent within the next five years, as greater awareness of the benefits of hosting banking...
Open Banking - are you ready?

29th May 2018

What are the practical aspects that organisations need to consider as they prepare to seize the opportunities presented to them in the open banking environment? To answer this question, GFT & Bobsguide hosted a webinar. The panel included: Christian Ball, Head of Retail Banking, GFT Michael Maier, Co-Founder, Fidor Bank Louise Beaumont,...
Artificial Intelligence - Taking it to the next level

29th May 2018

Following our recent AI event with Google, Artificial Intelligence - Taking it to the next level, GFT asked those within financial services what the current challenges are for them and what the future might hold in relation to these innovative technologies.
GDPR – are you ready?

8th March 2018

Many banks have been working hard to ensure they are in a position to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a European driven regulation but with a global reach. With the compliance deadline looming on Friday 25 May, GFT has produced a new whitepaper on the regulation entitled ‘GDPR – are you ready?
Brexit: Practical implementation without the hype

21st February 2018

Over the past few months; GFT has – like many others – been trying to make sense of the true implications of Brexit, with a focus on the financial sector. We have used our regulatory know how to dissect the legal parts, look at the state of affairs in the market and the various reports from official and unofficial sources.