News & Events

Today’s banking and financial markets industries are rich with a number of big time events, all featuring emerging technology that can optimize operations and customer engagement. Hear about IBM Banking and Financial Markets' presence at a number of these occasions.

Changing the way money moves across Asia Pacific: Sibos 2018

We very much look forward to hosting the premier global financial services industry conference in Sydney, Australia from October 22-25. Given IBM’s experiences helping clients accelerate their digital transformation journey with Cloud and AI, we’re particularly excited that “Enabling the digital economy” is the Sibos 2018 conference theme. We see a market with many opportunities […]

Continue reading

Continuing the path to real-time payments innovation

Since the 1960’s, IBM has worked with banks to help simplify their payment operations by upgrading payment processes, integrating existing silos and renovating legacy systems. In today’s drastically changing payment landscape, banks now wrestle with implementing new real-time payment schemes while satisfying new regulatory mandates and the demands of industry bodies, customer and merchants. These […]

Continue reading

A defining moment of exponential impact: Building trust with banking, cloud and AI

Data, data, everywhere, but how in fact to THINK. If you’re the ancient mariner of Samuel Coleridge’s epic poem, then you know this rhyme another way, but if you’re in the banking and finance industry, then the words make total sense. As IBM CEO Ginni Rometty mentioned in her 2018 CEBIT keynote address, it is […]

Continue reading

Redefining risk and compliance: IBM OpenPages with Watson

IBM RegTech Innovations. With the launch of OpenPages with Watson v8, IBM is continuing to build on its legacy of  industry-leading technologies for the financial sector. David Marmer, VP Offering Management, IBM GRC, offers insights into some key features of IBM’s latest milestone in governance, risk and compliance technology—showing how these innovations directly address long-standing […]

Continue reading

As regulations and risk grow, AI expands further into RegTech

In today’s global marketplace, financial services firms must grapple with competition, increasing regulation and market volatility while also maintaining profitability and growth in a world disrupted by emerging technologies and fintechs. One significant challenge lies in how firms manage risk. Whether it be employee conduct, ethics, third parties, or data, risks are a constant in conducting […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

Open banking: The new face of digital transformation

Previously, financial institutions viewed the concept of open banking as an imminent threat to their business and industry. Now, the industry sees the same concept and technology behind it as a catalyst for their business to achieve digital transformation. One of the more anticipated sessions during Think 2018 in Las Vegas was IBM CTO of […]

Continue reading