ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, jointly conducted a one day seminar with Oracle titled ‘’Empowering the Financial Sector in Kenya ‘’to introduce the latest technology and innovation for the banking and financial industry. The event was held on 18 March 2015in Nairobi at the Intercontinental City Hotel.
The seminar featured ICS Financial Systems with its flagship; ICS BANKS’ conventional and Islamic solutions, emphasizing on ICSFS’ development approach, ensuring rich spectrum of features in ICS BANKS® conventional solutions and ICS BANKS® ISLAMIC system, by reflecting customers’ actual process and best practice.
Mr. Wael Malkawi; Executive Director for Business Development at ICSFS, shared with the audience ICSFS’ understanding and vision for the future trends that will be practiced in the financial services domain, and how ICSFS will be ready to be part of the future innovation. In addition, ICSFS showcased ICS BANKS complete suite of banking business modules that covers all business areas such as Core banking, Remittances, Trade Finance, Lending, CreditFacilities & Risk Groups, Finance Leasing, Investment, Delivery Channels and Islamic Banking. Mr. Malkawi also highlighted ICS BANKS being one of the first banking applications to implement Oracle’s latest technology in Africa and the Middle East, and even among the first in the world. Mr. Malkawi also commented,
“This event highlights ICSFS’ footprints in the African ICT Market in general, as we have implemented ICS BANKS and have been live for over than 20 years in West Africa, North Africa and East Africa. While considering the rapid growth of many other African countries, we are now present in East Africa and are live in Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. We invest heavily to provide innovation and deliver global banking solutions and services.” Mr. Malkawi continues;
“We have been recognized by many world leading global banking and finance publications to be the best Banking Software Technology provider in the region for conventional and Islamic banking, of which are World Finance Magazine and the latest by Global Banking and Finance Review, that announced ICSFS as the “Best Islamic Software Provider in MENA for 2015”.
The seminar attracted the highest level decision makers in one place at one time. The event offered a unique networking and knowledge sharing platform that demonstrated how efficient and sophisticated banking applications are changing the face of banking in Africa. The event received excellent feedback results, as participants reported to have gained useful knowledge about modern technology servicing the financial sector.