The Critical Importance of Archiving in the Financial Services Industry
This white paper discusses the requirement for financial services firms to retain content of various types, and it discusses what organizations should do to satisfy these obligations. It also provides a brief overview of ArcMail, the sponsor of this white paper and a leading provider of archiving systems. Click here
February 2013- Learn how to effectively harness a wide range of information sets using the SAP Real-Time Data Platform for Capital Markets by integrating real-time and historical data operations. The platform is able to meet the demanding requirements for data management and analytics for the complete electronic trading pipeline.
Want to understand how senior executives from global tier 1 financial institutions envision the future of their capital markets businesses - and how their organizations are formulating strategies to achieve their goals?
Get the perspective you need from the study, 'Equipping the Front Office for the New Risk Environment," sponsored by SAP and independently executed by Celent. Based on a survey of more than 15 tier 1 global capital markets and wholesale banks across North America ...
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February 2013- This whitepaper tells the story of how a financial institution leverages next generation customer experience management to deliver the one-to-one customer experience that drives superior business results
February 2013- This whitepaper will address misconceptions regarding SKMS, explore technical challenges to creating an SKMS, present unified information access as the ideal technology to fulfill these challenges, and conclude with a financial services SKMS implementation case study.
February 2013- This whitepaper explores new ways in which financial institutions can better optimize their information to support strategic interests, improve productivity, reduce costs, accelerate business processes, and allow staff to focus on the organization's core mission.
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The solution empowers IT groups with data profiling and text analysis tools to optimize operations, boost data quality, and gain essential access to disparate sources and applications.
June 2012- This research brings IT executives up-to-date on how cloud computing and event stream processing technologies will evolve during the next one to three years.
June 2012- Worried about massive data sets, increasing number of users, and more and more data types? This free guide presents case studies on the significant ROI of analytics within enterprises dealing with those exact circumstances and more.
June 2012- Focusing on technological innovation, business strategy and geographical markets, this guide provides thought leadership on how capital markets firms can capitalize on real-time data and leverage new risk strategies for a trading advantage.
How long can a business afford to wait for information about position and exposure risk? That is the question for financial institutions in 2012.
Following the financial crisis and increased regulatory pressure, the market has seen a big turning point in risk management. Market volatility and a recognition that counterparty risk is very real have resulted in risk management systems starting to be viewed as strategic assets. Investments have been focused on enabling a ...
June 2012- As competitors become more aggressive, organizations are moving from BI tools that offer a snapshot of the past to those that offer a view of the present and a prediction of the future. Learn why Sybase IQ is purpose-built for predictive analytics.
June 2012- This whitepaper discusses and proposes a solution to the Big Data challenge faced by industry participants in the US equities options markets. Managing options trading books, running strategies and discovering alpha all require large and increasing amounts of market and historical data, reference data and analytic computations. Analytics are especially key to options trading as participants need to transform raw data into implied volatilities in order to perceive value, and sensitivity measures (i.e. "the ...
April 2012- This free white paper shows you how leading financial services companies are reaping the benefits of Continuous Intelligence by converging on the right information, and instantly acting upon relevant signals to gain a competitive advantage.
Despite uncertainty over the ultimate form and scope of the rules, smart financial services companies are moving ahead to prepare. Dodd-Frank is law, and many key provisions will be implemented regardless of how the next months' proceedings play out and political winds blow. The Volcker Rule will alter how banks trade and invest. The Collins Amendment will intensify capital requirements. The Lincoln Amendment will require some banks to spin off their swap desks.
November 2011- This white paper discusses the requirement for financial services firms to retain content of various types, and it discusses what organizations should do to satisfy these obligations. It also provides a brief overview of ArcMail, the sponsor of this white paper and a leading provider of archiving systems.
October 2010- As financial services firms and regulators analyze current approaches to internal and systemic risk management, data management has become an important element. If a firm can’t collect and aggregate key data – down to the transactional level – then the value of any risk management strategy is reduced and reports may not be accurate. Firms need the right models, flexible systems and access to up-to-date data on an ongoing basis. This new white paper from SunGard ...
August 2010- Advent Software strives to achieve high standards of security and privacy safeguards for customer records and other confidential information that Advent receives. Procedures and processes are designed to conform to generally accepted industry protection objectives and safeguards such as those described in the Gramm Leach Bliley Act (GLB)1 and various state data protection regulations.
December 2009- While much has been made of the fragmentation of liquidity and trade execution venues, little has been said about the fragmentation of the post-trade environment— a large and overlooked opportunity for efficiency improvement. With trading technology evolving to address execution challenges, it is time to look at the entire trade lifecycle with the goal of increasing efficiency and reducing operational risk in trade settlement. This document discusses the issue, identifies opportunities for improvement and outlines ...
May 2010- The bespoke nature of OTC derivatives and structured deals makes pricing and risk evaluation an extraordinary challenge. Traditionally, due to prohibitive costs and the limited number of options available, most banks, asset managers, and hedge funds overcame this obstacle by depending on broker-dealers to furnish prices for instruments with more complex payout structures. In recent years, however, the industry has seen banks and investment firms build up their own pricing and valuation capabilities to counter ...
March 2008- Complex Event Processing (CEP) has been building momentum in capital markets over the past two years as firms have sought ways to process, correlate and analyze high-speed data and events for organizational intelligence. Leveraging the research contained in this white paper, readers may begin to understand that CEP is an emerging technology with a world of opportunity in front of it, particularly for imaginative engineers looking for ways to deal with growing challenges associated with ...
January 2009- In this paper we will discuss how Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008 plus Continuous Intelligence™ powered by Coral8 Engine™ addresses the question when is just the right time all that compute power is needed and exactly how much power to engage. The combination allows Financial Services Firms to swiftly maneuver through the twists and turns of today’s market with agility and grace. Fast Volatile Markets produce data in increasing volume. How to realize position, risk, ...
January 2009- This whitepaper describes how accounting strategies can be utilized to address two major concerns for fund of hedge funds in today’s environment: 1.Tracking crucial provisional changes in funds within their portfolio 2.Improving their product to attract new investors.
November 2008- The use of OpenMP directives within the IMSL C Numerical Library is an effective means of achieving scalable parallelism in a portable fashion across a wide variety of computing platforms. While other technologies exist for SMP parallelization, OpenMP is a stable, well‐known and mature choice with broad platform support, which is a key for the IMSL C Numerical Library. Some functions show very good, nearly linear, scaling up to 8 threads, which is quite good ...
November 2008- The Feynman‐Kac solver introduced in the newest release of the IMSL® C Numerical Library has been tailored for the quantitative analyst involved in developing financial modeling applications, including Black‐Scholes with European type or American type exercise opportunities on Calls or Puts. Methods are given for numerically solving a generalized version of the Feynman‐Kac partial differential equation. The solution is represented as a linear combination of piece‐wise Hermite quintic polynomials, a choice ...
August 2007- Visualization in general and treemaps/heatmaps in particular is a fast growing industry, as data becomes more complex and the need to simply analyze and grasp large amounts of information becomes more important. A significant competitive advantage can be created by reducing costs and speeding up the decision making processes as well as ensuring that the decisions that are made are of better quality. The ability to both analyze large amounts of complex data and ...
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The Critical Importance of Archiving in the Financial Services Industry