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Technology strategy is the bank strategy

In banks today, technology strategy is the essence of business strategy.  In capital markets, where algorithmic trading analytics can make the difference between success and failure, technology is critical to competitiveness.  If you cannot compete with another bank’s new derivatives capabilities, which are driven by …

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Technology strategy is the bank strategy

In banks today, technology strategy is the essence of business strategy.  In capital markets, where algorithmic trading analytics can make the difference between success and failure, technology is critical to competitiveness.  If you cannot compete with another bank’s new derivatives capabilities, which are driven by …

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Technology strategy is the bank strategy

In banks today, technology strategy is the essence of business strategy.  In capital markets, where algorithmic trading analytics can make the difference between success and failure, technology is critical to competitiveness.  If you cannot compete with another bank’s new derivatives capabilities, which are driven by …

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Visualise your virus

Most of us are fearful of virus, malware and phishing, especially in the financial industry.  Therefore, I was pleased to see a way to make our fears become reality by the online security firm Messagelabs.  Messagelabs has visualised these online security threats into art and …

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Visualise your virus

Most of us are fearful of virus, malware and phishing, especially in the financial industry.  Therefore, I was pleased to see a way to make our fears become reality by the online security firm Messagelabs.  Messagelabs has visualised these online security threats into art and …

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The Supply Chainsaw Massacre

As those who deal with me in my work as Balatro know, I’m a one-man band.  I gain most of my knowledge by conferencing, networking, meeting, consulting and drinking with bankers and technologists through the Financial Services Club, and all the other events I speak, …

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The Supply Chainsaw Massacre

As those who deal with me in my work as Balatro know, I’m a one-man band.  I gain most of my knowledge by conferencing, networking, meeting, consulting and drinking with bankers and technologists through the Financial Services Club, and all the other events I speak, …

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The end of Indian outsourcing

Forbes reports today that India’s competitive advantage for offshore services is disappearing fast as wage demands mean that services are now 66% cheaper for US and European firms in India, compared with 84% a few years ago.  As wage demands increase, it can only be …

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