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Your everything IBM at Sibos guide

Welcome to Sibos 2018 in Sydney! Day one of the conference has begun, and I hope you’re booking plans to meet with IBM at the conference. Each day, I will update and revise this blog several times with news, announcements, videos, and blogs live from the floor at Sibos. Return often and let it serve […]

RegTech

Know Your Country: Keeping pace with the sanctions tsunami

During the last few months, the current U.S. administration has repeatedly utilized economic sanctions to further its foreign policy objectives. This includes the withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (“JCPOA”) with Iran, designating a series of Russian oligarchs and government officials and entities owned by those individuals, imposing new sanctions to apply economic […]

RegTech

Capitalizing on Open Banking as a catalyst for digital transformation

There’s a new normal in financial services. Regulations such as the second payment services directive (PSD2) and the Open Banking project spearheaded by the UK’s Competition and Market Authority (CMA) are driving disruption in the banking value chain. Customer behaviors are changing, making it necessary to find new ways of interacting and creating engagement. Meanwhile, […]

Transforming payments and creating new value chains with open banking

Open banking at its core is about empowering the end customers as the owners of their data and enabling organizations to work together — through APIs — creating new value chains to produce better products and services. It is that simple. The old way of delivering traditional banking and financial services to customers is not […]

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Money — and cloud transformation — never sleeps

A leading financial services institution knew its cloud transformation execution wasn’t hitting on all cylinders. The CIO had made modest gains in cloud adoption, using virtual machines in the data center and some off-premise cloud platform services for customer engagement. Defining agile teams and taking advantage of new capabilities in such areas as microservices architectures […]

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How prepared are you for the next big thing in payments? Voice!

Traditional banks are being reinvented. They’re aiming to be wherever their customers are and offer seamless contextual experiences. Unsurprisingly, transaction and payment services are one of the biggest disruption areas in banking. And while we don’t know what’s next, we know it’ll come at us quickly. In a blink of an eye, banks will have […]

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IBM OpenPages in the Leader’s quadrant of 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management

IBM OpenPages is again in the Leader’s quadrant of the new 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Integrated Risk Management (IRM). This recognition is the latest in a landmark year for IBM OpenPages. In May 2018, IBM proudly accepted two distinguished RegTech Awards – for “Best AI Solution for Regulatory Compliance” and “Best Regulatory Alert Management Solution”. In […]

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Sense and sensitivity: how IBM is driving innovation in XVA calculations to help banks outperform the competition

IBM RegTech Innovations. Since the 2008 crash, the focus on the family of valuation adjustments known as XVA has intensified, and the demand for timely, accurate calculation is continually increasing. There’s a clear trajectory from daily to intra-day calculations, and in some cases even to real-time XVA calculations to help traders and risk management teams […]

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Putting smart to work in financial services: IBM at Money20/20

The war for talent. Regulatory uncertainty. Keeping my customers, my customers. These are some of the concerns that I hear leaders in the financial services industry repeatedly share in my travels and I am sure will be recurring themes at this year’s largest conference in banking and financial services, Money20/20, from October 21-24. Every year, […]

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IBM Sales Performance Management at Dreamforce 2018

Every year, some of the world’s most innovative minds come to Dreamforce to inspire, excite, and motivate attendees. This year, IBM is honored to be a diamond sponsor of Dreamforce 2018 in San Francisco, CA from September 24-28. As an IBM Sales Performance Management (SPM) expert, I’m particularly excited to discuss how IBM paired with Salesforce […]

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Ending vicious AML cycles: Why repeating the same approach is no longer sustainable

IBM RegTech Innovations. In 2010, I was traveling with my son, when his name was flagged for a partial match to a suspicious person by the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The TSA agent, dutifully asked if he could have a word with my son to sort out this issue, to which I replied, “Be […]

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Your everything IBM at Sibos guide

Welcome to Sibos 2018 in Sydney! Day one of the conference has begun, and I hope you’re booking plans to meet with IBM at the conference. Each day, I will update and revise this blog several times with news, announcements, videos, and blogs live from the floor at Sibos. Return often and let it serve […]

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Capitalizing on Open Banking as a catalyst for digital transformation

There’s a new normal in financial services. Regulations such as the second payment services directive (PSD2) and the Open Banking project spearheaded by the UK’s Competition and Market Authority (CMA) are driving disruption in the banking value chain. Customer behaviors are changing, making it necessary to find new ways of interacting and creating engagement. Meanwhile, […]

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Don’t miss these IBM sessions at Money20/20

As we head into Money20/20 next week, I want to make sure you are aware of the best ways to engage with IBM at the conference. If you read Bob Hoey’s earlier Money20/20 blog, you know that IBM has a great line up of  featured executive speaking sessions and daily Wake Up with the CEOs […]

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How banks use bank-as-a-platform to modernize apps with cloud

In today’s banking landscape, there’s a growing trend by clients to move their applications to the cloud, including their core banking applications. This movement — core to cloud — is essential for banks seeking to modernize their legacy systems and become agile and flexible. This is especially true if they’re going to compete with new […]

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IBM Sales Performance Management Summit: Putting SPM to work

As market conditions and business requirements are constantly changing, IBM Sales Performance Management (SPM) continues to lead the industry with adaptive, scalable tools that are designed to drive efficient, agile solutions for your enterprise sales teams. Due to this ever-changing landscape, it’s vital as an SPM professional to stay current on best practices, industry trends, […]

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Advancing Innovation in the Global Financial Services Industry

IBM RegTech Innovations. Advances in artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and cybersecurity are poised to transform the financial services industries. These technologies bring capabilities that speed risk modeling, automate fraud detection, ensure regulatory compliance, enable distributed trust, and protect sensitive financial information. Mounting pressures on financial institutions to drive out costs, improve customer experience, complete with […]

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