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Technology is a key for banking in 2009

I found a whole range of technology predictions for 2009.  One of the best general forecasts comes from Gartner, who say that the top ten technology areas to focus upon during an economic crisis are: 1. Reduce headcount or freeze hiring2. Renegotiate with technology and service providers3. Curtail data center expansion, virtualize assets and lease…

Five banking sector predictions for 2009

Welcome to 2009. For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been posting reasonably frivolous bits and bobs, but now to the serious question: what’s in store this year? For most, 2009 is fairly obviously a year of rationalisation and implementation. Rationalising the issues that led to Lehmans collapse and implementing ways to create liquidity. Rationalising…

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