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

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 20, 2012

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...

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Euro Crisis:Get Ready for More Regulation and Protectionism.

by Kristin Moyer  |  January 10, 2012

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...

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

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 20, 2011

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...

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Can Europe Innovate Out of a Crisis?

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 13, 2011

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...

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The Tragedy of the Euro Fiscal Commons

by Kristin Moyer  |  December 9, 2011

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...

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Application Strategy in a down economy

by Scott Nelson  |  February 13, 2009

I have been seeing something interesting in a number of my calls on application strategy lately. For those of you not familiar with the concept, application strategy (or app strat...

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Financial Services CIOs Between a Rock and a Hard Place

by Kristin Moyer  |  November 3, 2008

Peter Redshaw and Alistair Newton here.  A recent Gartner meeting for financial services executives in London highlighted just how difficult it is for CIOs to contain costs whilst meeting IT...

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Stronger, Better...Someday?

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 17, 2008

Not all banks are crawling in a hole during the market crisis.  Case and point.  I had an inquiry last week with one of the largest banks in the world. ...

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Boon Times for the Visionary CIO

by Kristin Moyer  |  October 16, 2008

David Furlonger.  I was recently asked: "what is the role of IT in the market crisis?" The obvious reaction from many has been very tactical, and from a senior management...

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Twelve IT Cost Containment Opportunities

by Kristin Moyer  |  September 18, 2008

The current market cycle has become much more serious this week, with virtually a complete restructuring of Wall Street and financial services in the US as we know it.  One...

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