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An innovative risk path beyond aggregation for finance: An interview with Peter Chirlian

IBM RegTech Innovations. IBM recently announced its acquisition of Armanta, a provider of aggregation and analytics software to financial services firms. Armanta’s technology platform allows financial institutions to aggregate data across multiple systems in near real-time speed.  We caught up with Peter Chirlian, CEO of Armanta, an IBM Company, to tell us more about Armanta’s […]

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The next step in fintech: Collaboration

When describing the financial services industry, you often hear words like “transformation” or “evolution.” These words were commonly said during the rise in popularity of secure internet browsing, voice recognition, or mobile devices and apps. While these now ubiquitous technologies are used by practically everyone across the industry and beyond, the financial industry is still […]

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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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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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Putting smart to work: Raising Cora

At IBM Think, the premier business and technology conference, the main theme is “mankind + machine,” and during the Wednesday morning session with Ian Hurst and Sarah Diamond, IBM General Managers of Banking and Financial Markets, and Naresh Vyas, Royal Bank of Scotland Head of Solutions, that theme was on full display. A digital reinvention […]

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IBM and Promontory: Looking for a needle in a haystack with Watson

Carrying out Know Your Customer (KYC) due diligence is a delicate balancing act. On one side you’re always looking to streamline your customer’s onboarding process with quick and painless client verification and due diligence. On the other, you need to observe ever-changing regulations, manage voluminous amounts of structured and unstructured data, and perform often repetitive […]

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IBM Think 2018: Days 3 and 4 recap

Our final installment of just a small sampling of the last day and half of the people, places and announcements that stood out to us at IBM Think 2018. It’s been a great week and these are just a few reasons why: IBM Blockchain Looking for an affordable option to build blockchain projects? Look no […]

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IBM Think 2018: Day 2 recap

Day two of Think 2018 and where to begin? We saw astrophysicists who left us pondering the real difference between nature and knowledge, a new chapter in a partnership between two of the greatest technology companies in the world, another new home for an old friend, and our chairwoman tell the world how to “put smart to work”. […]

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Watson at Work at IBM Think: Meeting compliance through cognitive computing

Maintaining regulatory compliance is a daunting task. Up to 200 regulatory changes occur every day, varying from large scale regulation like Dodd Frank, to minute changes to the font and size of footnotes in regulation text. The cost of not being compliant is astronomical – since 2008, more than $50 billion in fines have been […]

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IBM Think 2018: Day 1 recap

It’s been a full day at IBM Think, and while Ginni’s much-anticipated keynote is tomorrow, there are no shortages of learning, networking, and, food! A few highlights that were some of the more notable happenings at the first full day of Think: Announcement of the world’s smallest computer At IBM Research’s Science Slam, the world’s […]

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Kicking off Think 2018 with intelligent automation in banking

“Intelligent automation allows business and technology to function together for a common goal instead of against working against one another.” – Saket Sinha, IBM Vice President & Partner, Banking & Financial Markets To a maximum capacity audience and kicking off an exciting week of IBM Think 2018 in Las Vegas, IBM VP Saket Sinha led […]

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Promontory Financial Group CEO on the future of RegTech

Gene Ludwig, the CEO and founder of Promontory Financial Group, recently sat down with Bloomberg Law in a wide-ranging interview to discuss his predictions for the future of RegTech, blockchain, and where he sees the markets going in the next three to five years. Promontory was acquired by IBM in 2016, and helps primarily financial […]

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