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Monday, 01 August 2016 / Published in Articles
If you are just day dreaming about using a “real” machine whilst sat inside a bank trying to get your IE7 on Windows XP to actually browse anything younger than five years old, you are not alone.. When I started in Investment Banking IT, at Salomon Brothers, we were pioneers. Often the first financial and
Monday, 01 August 2016 / Published in Articles
There has been much speculation on the use of Cloud computing for Financial Services organisations. Concerns raised have been due to security and data privacy concerns by Compliance departments and various audit bodies. The IT community have continued to stress that Financial Services, as one of the biggest global computer users, must use Cloud to
Monday, 01 August 2016 / Published in Articles
One of the things I designed and built 20+ years ago was a middleware layer that took transactions, accounts and products, (TAP) and distributed them on a broadcast basis, so receivers subscribed to required data, and published any and all events they generated. This middleware layer is still in place today in the bank. It’s
Monday, 01 August 2016 / Published in Articles
….However you only have to spend a little time on-line or looking through social media outlets to find statistics that contradict this claim. Only 64% of projects are delivered successfully across all industries (Project Management Institute). One in six IT projects have an average cost overrun of 200% and a schedule overrun of 70% (Harvard
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