SmartStream breathes life into AIR

21st April 2021

SmartStream Air is designed specifically to allow capital markets firms to manage their reconciliations functions on an ad hoc basis. This research paper focuses on the new ground it breaks in what is historically a complex, expensive and invariably laborious process within large numbers of capital markets firms. The paper is based on a series of... read more

AI use-cases emerge across the back office

21st April 2021

Some of the key findings: - More accurate processing, fewer mistakes, greater transparency and significantly reduced processing times were cited by respondents as the two most significant benefits of implementing AI technology across the back office. - The biggest obstacle to AI adoption is a lack of knowledge about the technology and its specific... read more

SmartStream Air v2 breaks cover...and the rules of data reconciliation

21st April 2021

This whitepaper is based on a series of interviews that took place in the third quarter of 2020 with two of SmartStream’s staff members intimately involved in the development, launch and commercialisation of SmartStream Air v2: Andreas Burner, chief innovation officer for blockchain and artificial intelligence, based in Vienna; and Victoria... read more

Top Strategic Technology Trends for 2021: Privacy-Enhancing Computation

15th April 2021

Company: R3
Gartner has identified privacy-enhancing computation as a key enterprise technology trend for 2021 and enabler for processing and analyzing highly sensitive data. In this new report, confidential computing is highlighted as a vital component to unlocking previously inaccessible insight. read more

Quartz™ Magazine - The Future will be Tokenized

14th April 2021

Quartz is building ecosystems that bring together participants in industries including energy and utilities, government, financial services and real estate. Starting with this issue of our redesigned Quartz magazine, we feature our latest thinking about the most promising business opportunities for Smart Ledgers, outline the most innovative use... read more

P27 Nordic Payments

13th April 2021

Twenty-seven million people live in the five Nordic countries of Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Iceland. Yet despite their geographic proximity and cultural affinities, each country uses a separate currency: the Danish kroner, the Icelandic krona, the Swedish krona, the Norwegian krone, and in Finland, the euro. This situation imposes... read more

CBDC Research Overview & Conceptual Model

8th April 2021

Company: R3
This latest report from R3 provides a map for contextualizing the Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Working Group's research findings, and highlights considerations relevant to the issuance, governance and facilitation of a CBDC. read more

Is It Time to Replace Your ETRM / CTRM

6th April 2021

Company: Enuit llc
Many legacy ETRM / CTRMs solutions were developed on old client/server technologies now being withdrawn by their supplier, like Power Builder, for example. Support for these technologies is no longer available and the skills to support them in the market have more or less dried up and become very expensive, meaning it is now often imperative to... read more

Commodity Management for Metals

6th April 2021

Company: Enuit llc
Entrade Unite is also one of the newer CTRM/CM platforms that has been designed for metals, concentrates and ores offering extensive functionality in that area offering many of the key capabilities that are required for metals and mining market players. It is currently used by several major metals commodity players and has already been widely... read more