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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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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“Deer in the Headlight” Approach Will Not Work

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 14, 2008  |  Comments Off

David Furlonger here from the Gartner Symposium in Orlando, Florida. I am increasingly concerned about the mindset of vendors in the current financial services crisis. It seems to me from multiple interactions that many vendors still have a fairly naive view as to the ramifications for their business. While several tell me they have cancelled […]

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Scenario Planning for IT Vendors Never More Urgent

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 7, 2008  |  Comments Off

David Furlonger here.  Maybe I am missing something (and I would love my colleagues and clients to comment), but multiple interactions with banks here in Asia suggests the vendor community may be rather ill prepared to deal with the current market crisis.  Indeed, many are suggested to be taking a wait and see attitude with […]

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Scenario Planning Must Begin NOW

by Kristin Moyer  |  September 23, 2008  |  1 Comment

David Furlonger here, adding to the Banking & Investment Services blog for today. Give it $700 billion and the Treasury will do its best.  There is no guarantee this close to the election that the proposals will actually go forward or in the vague form outlined. The critical “abyss” the market is facing is not so much […]

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