Each year, Gartner does a survey of CIOs from around the world. We ask them what their priorities are, both in terms of business and IT. For 2009, one of the top business priorities for financial services firms is to improve business processes (formal results to be published shortly). This is also a top priority [...]
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by Kristin Moyer | April 17, 2009 | 2 Comments
by Kristin Moyer | December 11, 2008 | Comments Off
Kristin Moyer and Alistair Newton here. Homeowner refinancing spiked last week. A Treasury plan is rumored that would buy mortgage-backed securities at yields that would produce a 4.5% interest rate for homebuyers. Prior to the financial crisis, banks were investing in loan origination. Of particular interest was automating processes and going “paperless.” Since then, many [...]
by Kristin Moyer | September 26, 2008 | Comments Off
I’m in the Nordics this week and awoke to more grim financial news, as WaMu becomes the largest bank failure in US history. However, not all banks are in severe financial distress, for example banks in Northern Europe that fall into what I call the “watching carefully” crowd. This morning I gave a presentation to banking executives in Stockholm entitled, [...]