Data Solutions Insights

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How to save a million dollars on bank operating costs

15th September 2020

Company: Comarch Finance
An AML analyst spends an average of an hour analysing a suspicious case. Each time they have to perform a series of simple, repetitive actions. Search for a given client in the database of suspects, verify if the client is not on the warning lists, check what is known about the client from the internet. In some institutions, even a dozen or so... read more
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Q&A: Options VP on the remote IT department

14th September 2020

Company: Options
Bobsguide spoke to Michael Russo, vice president of managed applications at Options to discuss how the explosion in remote working has affected the IT department, what this means for cloud services and how it impacts firms who still rely on on-premise IT solutions. Flexibility and “fleet-footedness” have become a priority over the... read more
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“We don’t stand still”

2nd September 2020

Company: Kx
As regulators demand greater levels of transparency, firms adapt to the evolving landscape in which new requirements have risen in the surveillance market. Whilst some areas have undergone more changes than others, the need to access multiple layers of data remains vital within an organisation – a challenge that Kx believes to have addressed... read more
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Report: Securities industry in the dark over CSDR

1st September 2020

Company: bobsguide
With a further delay to the EU’s Central Securities Depositories Regulation (CSDR) just announced, market participants and tech vendors face an uncertain future. “There’s a level of uncertainty and to be able to plan for that is hard. Do you carry on, or do you wait? More time is great and broadly welcomed, but there’s a... read more
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Data bias shrouds personalisation in insurance

19th August 2020

Company: bobsguide
The insurance industry continues to face a crisis of trust while attempting to make advances in customer personalisation, according to market participants. “We’ve got a lot of challenges ahead of us in insurance because of personalisation,” said Sam White, chief executive of Pukka Insure during an online MoneyNext Summit... read more
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CFTC’s flexible capital requirements to benefit non-bank swap dealers

6th August 2020

Company: bobsguide
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)’s latest ruling on capital requirements for swap dealers will favour watchful non-bank dealers, according to lawyers. “They’ve made this option that you can basically follow the bank rules and it will be interesting to see how many people choose to do that,” says Geoffrey... read more
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What does text analysis tell us about central banks’ communication in times of coronavirus?

16th July 2020

Company: Prometeia
During his years as Chairman of the Federal Reserve, Alan Greenspan became the icon of a communication style that later took the name of "Greenspeak": he made wordy and ambiguous statements. "Since I’ve become a central banker," he said on one occasion, "I have learned to mumble with great incoherence. If I seem... read more
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Conversational financial coaching can transform banks into better trusted advisors

18th June 2020

In the digital age, banks are looking for ways to remain relevant and distinctive. Experts believe that banks who maintain high levels of customer satisfaction will eventually conquer market share. This means that it is crucial for financial institutions to deeply understand and fully fulfil the needs of increasingly digital customers, at every... read more
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Where are you going to go when your cloud goes down?

5th June 2020

Company: bobsguide
By Andrew Fitzgerald, sales director for Western Europe and Sub-Saharan Africa, Cohesity A short history of modern business IT might report that the Noughties were all about taking baby steps in cloud applications such as Salesforce, Google Apps, Taleo, Ariba and NetSuite. The 2010s saw clouds proliferate as pioneers took a... read more