Kristin Moyer

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Euro Crisis: 50% of Firms Stuck Behind the Planning Eight Ball

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 20, 2012  |  2 Comments

Contributed by David Furlonger Today we conducted our Euro Crisis Webinar. 416 participants were surveyed about: Whether their enterprise had plans in place to deal with a worsened euro crisis Whether the euro crisis has impacted their IT budget Whether the euro crisis would influence investments in innovation Results of the polling revealed that 50% [...]

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Euro Crisis:Get Ready for More Regulation and Protectionism.

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 10, 2012  |  Comments Off

Contributed by David Furlonger   [ Register Now For January 19th webinar: Euro Crisis Webinar ] An interesting article appeared on Reuters yesterday: Financial repression is here and may be helpful. It discusses and supports the potential for greater control over the financial markets by governments, including a continuation of the current schemes that print more money [...]

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Euro Crisis: What is the Connection between Hypothecation and the Future of Money?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 20, 2011  |  Comments Off

Contributed by David Furlonger On the weekend, I read a rather alarming commentary by David Stockman European Banking System is on the Verge of Collapse. While this analysis clearly highlights the fragility of bank balance sheets, it doesn’t dig deeply into the graver issue facing the Eurozone policy makers and indeed the world –  that [...]

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Can Europe Innovate Out of a Crisis?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 13, 2011  |  1 Comment

Contributed by David Furlonger Commentators suggest over half of the companies on the 2009 Fortune 500 list began during a recession or bear market. Does this offer hope to a European market saddled with an on-going crisis and likely poor economic growth, if not recession, for several years to come? The new European Programme for [...]

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The Tragedy of the Euro Fiscal Commons

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 9, 2011  |  Comments Off

Contributed by David Furlonger As announced on the BBC (and other media outlets) today: Euro crisis: Eurozone deal reached without UK it appears on the surface as if consensus has been reached between many Eurozone countries on addressing the crisis. All but the UK whose current leader believes such a deal is not in the [...]

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The Euro Crisis – Are IT Professionals Prepared for the Fallout?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 8, 2011  |  2 Comments

Contributed by David Furlonger Today’s WSJ suggested the Euro currency was finished: Banks Prep for Life After Euro This is another news article, in a continuing stream, that has become more intense over the last several months. The question is, are IT professionals, as opposed to economists and maybe politicians, prepared for a redenomination of [...]

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Financial Services Lead Architects: Please Participate! (PLEASE BRING THIS BENCHMARKING OPPORTUNITY TO THE ATTENTION OF YOUR LEAD ARCHITECTS!)

by Kristin Moyer  |  April 14, 2010  |  Comments Off

Mary Knox here. I was excited to see the announcement that, beginning today, a brand new global enterprise architecture (EA) study is being conducted by the newly formed EA Research Center at Penn State University, in collaboration with Gartner and other enterprise architecture associations. Gartner will be receiving a copy of the results as an input [...]

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From Orlando to Cannes: Banking in Video and Audio

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 26, 2009  |  Comments Off

From Peter Redshaw.  I’m just back from the hugely successful Gartner Symposium in Orlando, USA, so now I have only the one week to help make final preparations for its sister event in Cannes, France! Orlando provided lots of evidence that confidence in the IT industry is starting to grow again and the banking and [...]

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Tired of hearing about pandemics yet? Just wait…

by Kristin Moyer  |  July 14, 2009  |  1 Comment

Rick DeLotto here—with apologies in advance for sounding like a broken record on a subject you are all probably tired of already, pandemic planning.  There has been some serious bad news recently that should be worked into your response scenarios, though they just haven’t drawn much press: On July 13 researchers at the University of [...]

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Twitter: Going Beyond Chatter to Integrated Customer Service Tool

by Kristin Moyer  |  March 25, 2009  |  3 Comments

Hi there – Alistair Newton and Stessa Cohen here. We were interested in the announcement this week by Salesforce.com that they were to offer a module of their CRM based software tools focused on allowing institutions to better track “conversations ” taking place within the Twitter community. This launch will form part of their Service [...]

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