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Roundtable Report - Software Testing in Financial Services - Is the Price of Success Paid in Advance?

August 9, 2017 Comments (0)           

It is well documented that banking technology is both aging and under increasing pressure to perform. At the heart of this pressure is the need for faster and more reliable technology and software.  To drive the deployment of up to date technologies and applications under tight timescales but without compromising quality, the banks are increasingly aware of the need to adopt a ‘shift left’ approach in the assurance and testing process.

On 13 July 2017 a roundtable of...

Roundtable Report - Trade Surveillance - Separating the Spoof From the Truth

June 8, 2017 Comments (0)           

As regulatory scrutiny intensifies, could machine-learning and other artificial intelligence-based (AI) techniques play a greater role in the trade surveillance strategies of financial market participants? Will it usurp or simply complement existing rules-based approaches, helping firms to refine and target their compliance efforts more effectively?
This was the key focus of a roundtable event for industry practitioners held in late May, hosted by Certeco and The Realization Group at the...

Round Table Report - Transformation to a multi-channel organisation

February 21, 2017 Comments (0)           

Discussion hosted by The Realization Group, led by Certeco, Digital Works, Aviva and Northern Trust, on 26th January 2017
The digitisation of financial services is often seen as a process of accelerated automation, or even transformation, which harnesses innovations in digital technologies to improve on and replace manual- or physical-based service provision. Automated platforms known as robo-advisors, for example, are rapidly replacing human financial planning advisors in the wealth...