Topics: Outsourcing Ex-Infosys Exec Aims to Shake Up IT Outsourcing Billing Model February 22, 2013A former Infosys executive is challenging the IT outsourcing industry's billing model by charging for results instead of basing fees on the time and labor. The Evolution of Outsourcing in Wall Street IT January 02, 2013Asset managers are outsourcing more and more middle- and back-office functions, a trend that will likely accelerate in 2013. Capital Markets Outlook 2013: Business Sourcing Gains Traction November 07, 2012The economic environment following the financial crisis has forced financial firms to scrutinize all aspects of the business to determine which business processes can be managed and run by partners. Cost Cutting Vs. Innovation: Dueling Priorities for Wall Street CIOs? October 29, 2012Despite smaller budgets, this is the time when business leaders turn to IT for more efficiency, more productivity and, yes, innovative ideas. Big Data: A Big Deal for Trading Floors October 24, 2012Regulators are requiring financial firms to store many types of trading communications, including voice, IM, mobile SMS, and social networks putting stress on existing systems, writes Orange Business Services- Trading Solutions;s Sébastien Jaouen. Is Co-Sourcing The New Outsourcing for Asset Managers? May 30, 2012Co-sourcing could be a model that both large funds and start-ups consider as they grapple with uncertain economic conditions. How Broker-Dealers Can Avoid The Wrath Of Regulators May 07, 2012Here are 10 outsourcing best practices from Broadridge. In Ultra-Competitive Market, Firms Seeking More Managed Services Solutions April 13, 2012Firms like Societe Generale are looking at managed services solutions which enables them to focus on competitive differentiators. Swift's Arkelis Teamed Up With Red Hat Linux February 10, 2012Fiinancial institutions can now run the outsourced Arkelis messaging solution on Red Hat Linux, an open source solution, more cost effectively. Thomson Reuters Picks First Derivatives Delta Data Factory February 09, 2012Thomson Reuters selected DDF as a managed service "data formatting factory," to offer clients rapid integration and adoption of reference and pricing data. Cloud Computing Has Become a Dominant Force in Financial Services January 19, 2012Cloud computing is emerging as a dominant force in the financial services industry, and investment banks, brokers, market makers and asset managers all will look to push more sophisticated applications into the private cloud, according to Options IT CEO Ni Bloomberg Vault Integrates with IBM Lotus Domino January 17, 2012With financial services firms facing pressure to reduce email archiving and compliance costs, Bloomberg Vault is using features in IBM's messaging and collaboration software to improve security and reliability as well as reduce the costs of cloud integrati Northern Trust Seals Outsourcing Agreement With Asset Manager RCM September 21, 2011Services to be provided under the outsourcing agreement include post-trade execution support, and data management. Three Steps You Need To Take To Tame The Data Dragon August 22, 2011As the data dragon continues to grow, there is a pressing need for organizations to begin to use analytics to better manage their data, write Srinivas Prabhala and Sastry K.V.S.N of Infosys. Canada's Scotiabank Chooses CGI's Cloud August 10, 2011The international bank signed a seven-year agreement to use CGI's managed service for trade finance, replacing multiple legacy applications. Outsourcing in Financial Services: From an Operational Advantage to a Strategic Enabler June 21, 2011It is important that firms aim to get more than just cost reduction from their outsourcing partnerships.
Integral Development Corp. Launches FX Cloud June 06, 2011Provides a set of services for the full lifecycle of FX trading hosted by the company for participants to build their own proprietary trading solution.
Amidst Regulatory Uncertainty, 73 Percent of Trading Execs Are Making Changes, Says Capco Report June 03, 2011The report surveyed how U.S. and U.K.-based financial services firms are adapting to the emerging regulatory landscape in trading, risk, regulation and operations. J.P. Morgan Worldwide Services Issues Guide for Hedge Fund Start Ups in Asia March 21, 2011Provides advice on launching a hedge fund in Asia, including regulatory issues, fee structure, service provider selection and technology systems and processes. Thomson Reuters Teams With Redkite On Market Surveillance March 01, 2011Redkite's market surveillance solution will pull in Thomson Reuter's news and data, while running in the Elektron hosted environment.