March IBS Journal out now!
Featuring a round-up of the banking tech space, the IBS Sales League Table results, important acquisitions, new signings, project go-lives and failures & the latest gossip. PNC Financial Services goes into great detail about its enterprise-wide transformation plans, plus read a case study on client onboarding software based on the experience of Investec Switzerland.
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IBS Sales League Table 2015 out now
The wait is over! The IBS Sales League Table results are unveiled and analysed. providing a comprehensive assessment of which banks have been buying which systems across the globe during the last year, spanning universal, retail, corporate, lending, wealth management and treasury/capital markets.
Russian vendors Sales League Table
Who was netting the business in the past year and who has made the turn for the worst in the Russian core banking software market? IBS charts the activity of the main players, featuring BIS, CFT, Diasoft, Inversia, Programbank and R-Style Softlab.
US core banking system market analysis
Is the US banking market finally waking up to the uncomfortable reality of the lack of choice among local providers, as just a handful of big players dominate the market? Perhaps the time has come to look outside the US borders.
New - IBS Intelligence White Papers
Our first series of white papers feature Avaloq, Sopra Banking Software, TCS Financial Solutions and Temenos. The papers include a write-up of each vendor, its system, evolution, strategy, functionality, technology, user experiences and product roadmap, plus an extensive user list. Further series will be released soon.
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Banking technology news from across the globe
The main theme of the BAI Retail Delivery event in Chicago was how banks and financial institutions can evolve to be relevant to the new generation of customers, whilst not forgetting the existing ones, as well as the bottom-line. So what can and should be done?
North American core system suppliers D+H, Fiserv and VSoft are each making progress in the US market. Switzerland-based Temenos is also looking towards a first go-live since its acquisition of a local supplier last year.
Ethiopia-based Oromia International Bank (OIB) is in system selection mode for a new Islamic banking solution. The bank was the first privately-owned institution to be granted a licence from the central bank to offer Shari’ah-compliant services. For conventional banking, OIB embarked on a core system replacement with Infrasoft in 2010.
The government-owned bank has chosen a new core system after years of trying, and the implementation project is due to start shortly.
With much of the financial services sector's focus in October homed in on the results of the European Banking Authority (EBA) and European Central Bank (ECB)'s stress tests and asset quality review, M&A, consolidation and equity capital market activity within the industry could subsequently come to the fore in the coming quarters.
Two banks in Gibraltar are believed to be rolling out new core banking systems. Gibraltar International Bank, a new government-owned bank set for launch at the beginning of 2015, is understood to have concluded a selection process, whilst Gibraltar Savings Bank is reportedly close to finishing a replacement project.