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Future-gazing five key 2014 technology trends

10th January 2014

Company: IBM
IBM has unveiled a list of five key 2014 innovations that it believes have the potential to change the way people work, live and interact during the next five years as they grow and grow in importance. Martin Borrett, director of the IBM Institute for Advanced Security, explains why he thinks the interaction between cloud computing, big data... read more
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Banks in 2014: It’s All About the Customer

8th January 2014

Company: Capgemini
The banking industry has gone through a tremendous amount of regulatory and operational IT change since the financial crisis of 2008, says Rosemary Stark, senior vice president and head of UK banking at the Capgemini consultancy. More change can be expected in 2014 with big data, mobile and social media technologies all impacting retail banking... read more
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Welcome back: 2014 predictions and preview

2nd January 2014

Company: bobsguide
As a new year starts and 2014 stands before us it is natural to wonder what lies ahead over the next 12 months. Playing the predictions game is of course dangerous but there are some big events coming up soon, such as the migration end date of 1 Feb 2014 for the single euro payments area (SEPA), if it goes ahead, which are bound to impact the... read more
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The tech year in review and numbers

18th December 2013

Company: bobsguide
As 2013 draws to a close, minds naturally turn towards the most significant technology and finance events of the year and the standout stories and numbers of the year, such as the prevalence of cyber-security attacks and countermeasures, discussions about if big data is a big deal and if the cloud is going to rain on your parade as an internal... read more
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Show Report: Bloomberg Enterprise Tech Summit discusses operations, trading and efficiency

11th December 2013

Company: bobsguide
The future of trading was discussed among much else at the 2013 Bloomberg Enterprise Tech Summit on 10 December at London’s Level 39 fintech space in Canary Wharf this week by Antoine Shagoury, chief operating officer (COO) at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and Alasdair Haynes, chief executive at the newcomer Aquis Exchange, writes Neil... read more
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IDC Financial Insights’ Top 10 Predictions for 2014

11th December 2013

Company: bobsguide
IDC Financial Insights has released its 2014 Predictions for Worldwide Financial Services (FS) next year, with the consultancy predicting an overall IT spend next year of in excess of $430bn, reports Neil Ainger. Compliance data management will merge with analytics to deliver truly useful ‘big data’, while the omnichannel including... read more
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Planning for PCI DSS 3.0: What you need to know

29th November 2013

Company: bobsguide
The new Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS 3.0) was released on 7 November 2013 and will have serious consequences for payment processors, financial institutions, retailers and technology vendors says Michael Aminzade, director of delivery for the EMEA and APAC regions at infosec services and solutions vendor, Trustwave. ... read more
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Core Banking Vendor Q&A: Status of the Marketplace – Polaris

28th November 2013

Company: bobsguide
The recent Gartner ‘International Retail Core Banking Report 2013’ ranked many of the major technology vendors in this space, which provide vital current account back-end processing software to banks around the world. The core banking report, covered in bobsguide, also highlighted some emerging trends such as a tendency to... read more
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Access controls and admin privileges: The frontline in cyber-security

22nd November 2013

Company: bobsguide
One of the biggest information security holes that financial services (FS) and other organisations typically face concerns admin privileges, says Brian Chappell, director of technical services, EMEA and APAC, at BeyondTrust. Lax controls in this area often open firms up to the insider threat whereby disgruntled employees or infiltrators can leak... read more
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What’s SOA got to do with it?

18th November 2013

Company: BIAN
Five years on from the financial crisis of 2008, it would be easy to point to this economic disaster as the reason for the changing face of retail banking, but it is not the only cause. Technology and the drive to cut costs and increase interoperability via the adoption of flexible service orientated architectures (SOAs) is an even bigger driver... read more