May 2014- In recent years, the annual cost of client data remediations to the financial services industry has soared to hundreds of millions of dollars. At the same time, tougher regulations have greatly increased the need for accuracy. With margins under pressure, a combination of shared services with an industrialized approach can enable data remediation at a lower cost and in a more scalable, consistent, and transparent manner.
August 2013- This report provides some guidelines for how to plan a more effective Enterprise Asset Management strategy, including maturity levels, processes, and technologies in context with the synergies of IT Asset Management advances.
August 2013- The sheer volume of data, the speed at which it is growing and the increasing variety of types of data have given rise to the term big data - data sets whose size or type is beyond the ability of traditional relational databases to capture, manage and process the data quickly and efficiently. Yet it's precisely this type of data that is so important to government today. Big data, mined and analyzed effectively, offers government ...
July 2013- What good is raw data if it isn't understood? Find out how to turn your unstructured data into actionable analytic insights. The Dell Kitenga Analytics Suite's easy-to-use platform combines natural language processing, search and visualization technologies to unlock the real value of your big data. Learn more in this technical brief.
July 2013- Today's increasingly complex global marketplace means more risk and less control - especially when it comes to transportation management. The idea of "smarter" transportation isn't necessarily new, but it has become an imperative for many manufacturers. When it comes to enhancing service and creating cost efficiencies, the value of supply chain technology has been proven beyond doubt. But what's the best way to transform your supply chain and take your business to the next level?
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 ...
February 2013- This whitepaper covers how organizations can maximize customer loyalty, revenue and wallet share through a 360 Degree View of the Customer.
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.
Today's data explosion forces you to remove inefficiencies from data management
processes. SAP? BusinessObjects™ Data Services software helps integrate, transform, and improve your data at the enterprise level, letting you cost effectively deliver trusted information to all critical business functions.
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 ...
View All Categories
INSURANCE: Architecture/Infrastructure, Claims, Customer Insight/Business Intelligence, Distribution, Management Strategies, Policy Administration & Management, Regulation/Financial Systems, Security/Risk Management