April IBS Journal out now!
Featuring a round-up of the banking tech space happenings, including positive achievements as well projects that vendors and banks would rather forget. Major takeovers, new signings and the latest gossip are on the pages too. Detailed case studies include Swedbank, BNP Paribas Securities Services, British Caribbean Bank and Farm Credit Bank of Texas.
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What are the pitfalls of running a core banking project? Who should take the responsibility and how can the problems be mitigated? We talk to industry participants to get their take and practical advice on this thorny matter. They have got scars to show from previous projects and don’t mince their words, and are surely worth listening to.
2015 Core Banking Systems Market Dynamics Report
Our Core Banking Systems Market Dynamics Report 2015 is now available. It provides valuable information and insight into the core banking systems market, covering universal, wholesale, retail, private and lending.
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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.
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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
London's capital markets have generated a number of high profile flotations this year and up until last month, foreign exchange agent Travelex seemed nailed on to list on LSE. That was until BR Shetty, under the guise of BRS Ventures, and Centurion Investments instead acquired the company for GBP 1bn. Prior to the sale, Travelex had been widely understood to be the next financial services company to list.
At its recent Sapphire event SAP emphasised its commitment to the banking technology space, stating that it is the unit within SAP that is growing the fastest. IBS reports on the progress for the vendor in this sector.
Start-up Canadian stock exchange, Aequitas, has selected MillenniumIT's trading, data management and smart order routing engines ahead of its proposed launch in mid-2015.
Ahead of opening its Financial Services Network (FSN) up to a wider market this year, SAP is adding partners and value-added services.
Idealinvent has secured a first core banking customer for its ConnectCore system at Philippines Postal Savings Bank. The project is being delivered by Idealinvent's local partner, QSI, which originally planned to deliver 3i Infotech's Kastle Core Banking, before this initiative was shelved after two years of implementation.
Lending system newcomer, Cloud Lending Inc, has released a version of its platform specifically for peer to peer lending, with New Zealand-based Harmoney set to be the first to go live with this. Other early takers are lined up in the UK, Israel and Australia.