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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Is the business model for life insurers sustainable?

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 15, 2010  |  3 Comments

This is Juergen Weiss from the insurance research team. The Head of the German regulator, Jochen Sanio, did articulate concerns about the future business model of life insurers. The current interest rate on the capital markets and the interest rates guaranteed by life insurers wouldn’t match he said. Mr. Sanio added hat insurers will have […]

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Predicts 2010: Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management in Banking

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 4, 2010  |  2 Comments

Strategic Planning Assumption: By 2013, the cost of regulatory compliance and risk management will have “priced” Tier 3 and Tier 4 U.S. banks from the market. David Furlonger notes a combination of forces leading to this situation (Gartner customers see “Predicts 2010:  Operational Technologies Present Threats and Opportunities in Banking and Investment Services”): Regulatory compliance […]

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And For My Next Trick…

by Kristin Moyer  |  September 30, 2009  |  Comments Off

(from Peter Redshaw) — A series of intriguing industry panels at the recent SunGard City Day in London provided lots of analysis on where we all went wrong in the past in the Financial Services industry and – more importantly – a few hints on what might be needed to put it all right again. […]

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Hype Cycle for Banking and Investment Services Operational Technologies, 2009

by Kristin Moyer  |  July 29, 2009  |  Comments Off

Our “Hype Cycle for Banking and Investment Services Operational Technologies, 2009” is now published.  Gartner defines operations technologies in banking as technologies that are not customer facing yet support critical, core functions within a banking and investment services firm. The 2009 Hype Cycle for operations includes emerging technologies that banking and investment firms should evaluate to […]

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