Financial Services Now Paving the Way for Digital Transformation

Centiq, Europe’s most experienced independent SAP consultancy, today reveals Financial Services are heavily investing in customer insight tools to accelerate their Digital Transformation. Some 250 users of SAP’s digital platform of choice, SAP  HANA, took part in ‘The Centiq State of HANA Report 2018’, believed to be the largest ever independent research into this community. Its key findings are: Read more »

Wipro Positioned in ‘Winner’s Circle’ of HfS Blueprint Report on Enterprise Blockchain Services 2017

Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today announced that it has been positioned in the ‘Winner's Circle’ of Enterprise Blockchain service providers by HfS Research in the market study ‘HfS Blueprint Report on Enterprise Blockchain Services 2017’. This report was authored by Saurabh Gupta, Chief Strategy Officer, HfS Research. Read more »

Infosys and PTC Launch Industrial IoT Center of Excellence

Infosys, a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced the launch of a joint Center of Excellence (CoE) with PTC, a global provider of technology platforms and solutions, at the Infosys campus in Bengaluru. This CoE will focus on solutions for brownfield as well as greenfield industrial setups. Read more »

Innovus Consulting Services Joins the FICO Enterprise Security Score Partner Program

Innovus Consulting Services, an international consulting company in the fields of cybersecurity and digital transformation, along with Silicon Valley analytic software firm FICO announced today that Innovus has joined the FICO® Enterprise Security Score partner program. Through the partnership, Innovus Consulting Services will incorporate the FICO® Enterprise Security Score into its portfolio of solutions and services. Read more »

NRI Revamps Securities Back Office Tech for Wholesale Brokerage Firms

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), a leading global provider of system solutions and consulting service, today announced an entirely revamped I-STAR, NRI’s securities back-office solution for wholesale brokerage firms, which has been rebranded as “I-STAR/CORE.”  As part of the rollout, all existing I-STAR clients, including global top investment banks, have successfully migrated to I-STAR/CORE as of the end of December 2017, as scheduled.  Read more »

Synechron identifies biggest financial services technology trends for 2018

Synechron, a global financial services consulting and technology services provider, has today revealed the top trends it expects to see in financial services technology in 2018. These priorities touch on six key themes - Innovation, User Experience (UX) Design, Risk, Regulatory Technology (RegTech), Data, and the Cloud - that cut horizontally across the business and therefore are driving enterprise financial services decision-making.  Read more »

FIME Opens China Office and Laboratory in Shenzhen

FIME continues its expansion with a new office and test laboratory in Shenzhen, China. To support the specific needs of local terminal vendors, system integrators, service providers and operators, FIME has also tailored its consulting, testing and certification offer. Its experts are already working with customers on the development of advanced digital payments products and services, using emerging technologies including cloud-based solutions,... more Read more »

Mizuho Securities Selects NRI’s AI and Voice Recognition Technology to Reduce Time Spent on Compliance

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced a successful integration of new technology into the call monitoring operation of Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd. The integration was completed in November of 2017 following a successful proof of concept stage in 2016. The integration combines NRI’s voice recognition and AI technologies to optimize Mizuho’s processes for monitoring... more Read more »

Ovum Report: Real-Time Payments Key Driver for $3.3 Billion Rise in Technology Spend by North American Commercial Banks

New research from Ovum, the market-leading research and consulting firm, reveals that North American commercial banks are continuing to increase their investment in real-time payments (RTP). The report “The rise of real-time payments in North America”, commissioned by Icon Solutions is based on responses from more than 7,000 CIOs and other senior IT decision makers. Read more »

Synechron and Xcalar Help Financial Institutions Prepare for Financial Regulatory Reporting with Data Processing Accelerator in the Cloud

Synechron, Inc., the global financial services consulting and technology services provider, and Xcalar, Inc., the Silicon Valley-based Big Data analytics company, today announced the launch of an accelerator for building virtual data warehouses to help financial institutions with risk management and financial reporting. Financial institutions stand to benefit from a highly scalable data architecture and virtualized data processing capabilities... more Read more »

NRI and Microsoft Japan to Establish Financial Digital Innovation Consortium

NRI, a leading global provider of system solutions and consulting service, and Microsoft Japan, today announced a joint decision between the two companies to establish the Financial Digital Innovation Consortium. The Consortium will be officially established on November 1, 2017, and will initially be composed of 18 organizations that will conduct proof of concept (PoC) studies on key trends in financial technology. Read more »

NRI Announces Successful Completion of Oracle Financial Solutions Implementation for Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

Nomura Research Institute, Ltd. (NRI), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions, today announced that it has completed the first implementation of Oracle Financial Services Analytical Applications (OFSAA) in Japan, implementing the solution at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (BTMU). Completing the project in July 2017, NRI provided the entire spectrum of technical support for BTMU, from development of programs and peripheral... more Read more »

Catalyst Development Secured Investment from Livingbridge

Livingstone’s Business Services sector team has advised the shareholders of Catalyst Development, a specialist financial services consultancy, on a management buy-out backed by private equity investor Livingbridge. Read more »

Digital Payments Volumes Continue to Rise Globally

Global digital payments volumes are predicted to increase by an average 10.9 percent through to 2020, reaching nearly 726 billion transactions, according to the World Payments Report 2017 (WPR 2017).  Read more »

Sapient Global Markets and Seismic Collaborate on Digital Transformation for Asset Managers with Client Connect

 Sapient Global Markets, a leading global provider of business technology and consulting services for the financial and commodity markets, today announced enhancements to its Client Connect platform, collaborating with marketing and sales enablement leader Seismic under the Seismic Partner Edge program. Read more »


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