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IBM Fintech at SIFMA Conference

Some important financial technologies are changing the way the world is doing business and that change is now reaching the securities industry. From artificial intelligence and machine learning to blockchain and robotics, these technologies are beginning to transform the securities industry and are offering up some big questions involving their implementation. At the SIFMA Fintech […]

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Evolution through digital reinvention in banking

Today’s banking systems evolved from the first merchants bartering and carrying goods between early villages and towns. From there, banking expanded across the world in the form of lenders supporting trade across the Silk Road in ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, and the Han Dynasty. Our most closely related banking systems evolved in medieval and […]

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Choosing the right chatbot vendor

When you think of technologies that are changing the way the banking industry conducts business, is your first thought chatbots? Many people think it’s cognitive computing or artificial intelligence, but when was the last time you walked into a bank; waited in line to ask your favorite bank teller a question; and grabbed a yellow […]

IBM Fintech at SIFMA Conference

Some important financial technologies are changing the way the world is doing business and that change is now reaching the securities industry. From artificial intelligence and machine learning to blockchain and robotics, these technologies are beginning to transform the securities industry and are offering up some big questions involving their implementation. At the SIFMA Fintech […]

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Evolution through digital reinvention in banking

Today’s banking systems evolved from the first merchants bartering and carrying goods between early villages and towns. From there, banking expanded across the world in the form of lenders supporting trade across the Silk Road in ancient Greece, the Roman Empire, and the Han Dynasty. Our most closely related banking systems evolved in medieval and […]

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Choosing the right chatbot vendor

When you think of technologies that are changing the way the banking industry conducts business, is your first thought chatbots? Many people think it’s cognitive computing or artificial intelligence, but when was the last time you walked into a bank; waited in line to ask your favorite bank teller a question; and grabbed a yellow […]

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Colt races towards better sales performance with IBM

Motivating sales teams with commission payments is central to many organizations’ success, and at Colt Technology Services we’re no different. In today’s unpredictable marketplace, it’s more important than ever to be able to adjust sales compensation programs in line with changes in strategy. However, as we grew, it became more difficult to scale up and […]

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In conversation: Laura Polak and Christophe Delaure

IBM RegTech Innovations. Innovating AI in user experience (UXD) to empower the first line of defense The potential applications of rapidly evolving artificial intelligence (AI) across industries continues to dominate the headlines. Opportunities for smarter solutions and more efficient applications present decision-makers with new choices in their technical strategies. One area includes the role of […]

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What the technology, process and people of a future-ready bank look like

“Your architecture is how you build trust with your customers.”  This quote from IBM Senior Vice President of Industry Platforms, Bridget van Kralingen, speaking at the Reinventing Financial Services event, captures what the day was about. On May 22, about 100 C-level executives from leading financial services institutions joined us for an all-day conference about […]

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The SIFMA Ops Report: Three trends in AI

Last week, I had the pleasure of hosting a panel at the SIFMA Ops conference in Phoenix. Joined by leaders from UBS, Morgan Stanley, DTCC and Price Waterhouse Cooper, we explored where the industry was with adopting AI technologies. In what offered inside views of how leading financial institutions are prioritizing and planning AI adoption […]

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Three success factors in security operations

There are five trends that all industries are facing, but I’d argue no industry is feeling them more acutely than financial services: Shareholders increasingly demand higher margins, as customers increasingly expect more personal and convenient experiences. Digitization of Society is accelerating, with specific stress to financial services where new capabilities with new competitors will force […]

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Getting back to basics: Let omni-channel engagement form the basis of your bank’s transformation

Having become used to frictionless, streamlined digital services, most customers are all too aware of what superior customer engagement and service feels like. The customer-focused efforts of digital natives are constantly pushing the bar higher, while most banking institutions’ customer experiences continue to lag behind. A raft of new digital innovations have enhanced, but not […]

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Welcome to the age of the incumbent in banking and insurance

We, in the financial services industry, are leading the charge, ushering in “the age of the incumbent.” That notion might sound counter-intuitive, given the proliferation of start-up Fintechs, who seemingly threaten established institutions at every turn. But we at IBM are not only very optimistic about incumbents, we believe the time is now for incumbents […]

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IBM wins at RegTech 2018 Awards for innovations in IBM Watson Regulatory Compliance

Today, IBM proudly accepted two distinguished RegTech Awards 2018 for our innovations within IBM Watson Regulatory Compliance: “Best AI Solution for Regulatory Compliance” “Best Regulatory Alert Management Solution” We are thrilled to be recognized by both the readers and the Financial Institutional members of Intelligent Trading Technology and Data Management Review. With these awards, what is […]

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IBM playing key role in Canadian summit to modernize payment systems

As the banking Payments ecosystem in Canada continues to expand, IBM is looking forward participating in the upcoming Payments Canada Summit, held in Toronto on May 9-11 with industry leaders, innovators and challengers. While the advances in Payments processing are clear, there still remains a number of areas where further education is necessary, additional trust […]

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Are you ready for GDPR?

The countdown clock to GDPR – the General Data Protection Regulation of the European Union (EU) – is being closely followed by business leaders in Europe and around the world as it moves towards its May 25, 2018 deadline. While this harmonized data protection law was designed to give EU citizens more control over their […]

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Disrupting the disruptors: Are incumbents winning the battle?

Finding reliable and trustworthy business intelligence can be a challenge. Business leaders are often tasked with making critical technology decisions that can affect an entire organization. Informed, data-driven choices based on real-world experiences and facts gleaned from peers are central to gathering the market intelligence to act with speed and confidence. As a source of insight […]

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Building, operating and monetizing financial services apps on the IBM Cloud

As the financial services industry continues to be disrupted by smaller, agile fintech startups, long-established financial institutions are looking for ways to keep pace. One approach to accomplish this is to build, deploy and even monetize next-generation apps on the IBM Cloud. An example of how this is happening is to look to research company […]

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