IBM THINK 2018

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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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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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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Fighting financial crime at IBM Think 2018

Regulatory pressure, in terms of policy changes and increased scrutiny, is forcing banks to seek technological changes and advancements to meet evolving regulatory and compliance requirements. This is resulting in financial institutions spending heavily on KYC, AML and surveillance solutions. IBM is committed to bring the newest and best advances in technology to tackle these […]

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What makes you think?

It’s clear: Customer Experience is the battleground for banks, insurance, and financial services companies. Pressures from fintech competitors, regulators, cybercriminals threaten the relationships incumbent banks have built with their customers. Today’s challenges, require bigger ideas and better thinking—bringing cloud, cognitive, blockchain, even quantum computing technologies to the table as viable solutions to meet the enterprise-wide […]

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Discover what the world is Thinking about open banking

Open banking, or the use of open APIs to develop financial applications, is famously on the rise. A simple look at the #openbanking hashtag on twitter will give you a front row seat to the open banking conversation. For financial institutions, open banking has been considered both a threat and an opportunity. From an IBM […]

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Reimagine your business in the era of AI at Think 2018

The financial services industry is at a crossroads. Faced with massively escalating data volumes, exponentially growing regulatory requirements, legacy risk and IT systems that just aren’t up to the new reality and increasing market pressure to improve performance, something has to change. Firms can’t continue down the path of non-stop hiring that they’ve traditionally taken, […]

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5 Things a financial professional can’t miss at IBM Think 2018

As the term “fintech” becomes further engrained and more ubiquitous in the banking and financial industry, these businesses classified by the same fintech name have ascended beyond the small, ardent startup scene and have established themselves as equal challengers in the arena, standing up and competing with institutions that are a century old or longer. […]

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