Post Tagged with: "Systems Design"

As Financial Services Splinters, Banks and Fintech Require Standards More Than Ever

As Financial Services Splinters, Banks and Fintech Require Standards More Than Ever

by June 30, 2015 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

  The splintering of financial services is no longer something that might happen or will happen – this has happened, and seems to be fairly well accepted.  “There’s an app for that” can be said for almost every major (profitable) sliver of the financial services portfolio of business. I won’t inundate you with examples, but […]

Why You Need To “Blow Up” Your Legacy BI Platform and How to Start Again With a Sustainable Layered Approach

Why You Need To “Blow Up” Your Legacy BI Platform and How to Start Again With a Sustainable Layered Approach

by May 15, 2015 at 5:44 pm 0 comments

              Data is important and the key to deriving information which can drive meaningful decisions.  Yet most organizations have a data stack that is sprawling, brittle, unwieldy, and when it comes to driving information for key decisions often not useful. Organizations that are dealing with such legacy systems might […]

That’s a great idea!  Let’s kill it..

That’s a great idea! Let’s kill it..

by February 17, 2015 at 12:08 am 0 comments

Companies seem to have automatic “immune systems” which are designed to protect the status quo and as a result reject new innovation — especially breakthrough innovation. Innovation is a tricky area to navigate for most organizations: naysayers abound when it comes to changes, the element of risk makes people shy away from accepting innovative ideas, […]

Navigating the Myriad of Mobile Financial Services

Navigating the Myriad of Mobile Financial Services

by February 5, 2015 at 7:10 pm 0 comments

If you are a financial services organization and you build a mobile app then you’re done, right? You can check off the mobile category and get back to the joys of responding to regulatory requirements. But then something changes or- a question is asked about something that might be related -, “What about our internal […]

Avoiding a Design “Potluck”

Avoiding a Design “Potluck”

by December 18, 2014 at 12:44 am 0 comments

As the holiday season nears, I’m trying to make time for all the social commitments that come with the season, while still getting everything done at the office. This is also a season of reflection, and as a recovering banking architect I often reflect on how banks get from concepts to solutions. There is too […]

The Time is Now: Moving Towards a Better Financial Solution Design

The Time is Now: Moving Towards a Better Financial Solution Design

by October 21, 2014 at 7:32 am 0 comments

    Much has been written about the onslaught of disruption facing the financial services industry. A few years ago, this was often taken as speculation and sensationalism. I think most now agree that this is a reality and a sign that the new normal will be quite unlike the past. What is not often […]

How Banks Can Get the Most Out of the Cloud

How Banks Can Get the Most Out of the Cloud

by November 27, 2012 at 1:39 pm 1 comment

Throughout the past year, the adoption of cloud technology has exploded among both large and small financial institutions in search of a solution to improve security, profitability and business continuity. There are still banks, however, that are apprehensive about making the jump to a new technology delivery system. Don’t getRead More