Forget About IT Compliance

Forget About IT Compliance

Scott Blake, SVP & CIO, Bangor Savings Bank

If there is one thing all bankers agree on, it is that our regulatory burden is a heavy weight to bear. For IT, some shops spend a lot of their time just on compliance.

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Remodeling the Financial Services Industry with IT Transformation

Remodeling the Financial Services Industry with IT Transformation

Todd Larson, CIO, Sentinel Benefits & Financial Group


The financial services industry as a whole has been witnessing a proliferation of pooled investment products. That revolution is transforming the manner in which people invest, firms distribute, and operate.

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It's all about Scalability, Adaptability, and Flexibility

It's all about Scalability, Adaptability, and Flexibility

Kevin Guenthner, CIO & Chief Strategy Officer, First Interstate Bank


Cloud computing holds the same benefits for banking as it does with other industries. Cost, scalability, flexibility, and ease of deployment are among the most obvious benefits.

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Bringing Greater Efficiency to the International Development Sector

Bringing Greater Efficiency to the International Development Sector

Nuria Simo, CIO, Inter-American Development Bank


For a long time, the public sector has been perceived as bureaucratic, and resistant to change. Moreover, it is surrounded by private sector organizations that are able to deliver results and measure their performance faster and more clearly.

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Is Meeting Regulations Really Enough When it Comes to Security?

Is Meeting Regulations Really Enough When it Comes to Security?

Ron Dinwiddie, CIO, Texas Trust Credit Union


Being in a heavily regulated industry, we have an obligation to comply. It is understandable that the regulatory burden often leads some to consider doing the bare minimum to get through the next audit.

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Clients are the 'Why' and Technology  is the 'How'

Clients are the 'Why' and Technology is the 'How'

Anil T. Cheriyan, CIO, SunTrust Bank


The prevalence of Social media, Mobile, Analytics, and Cloud has created a soaring impact because of which the industry has witnessed explosive breakthroughs in the technology space.

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Building a Digital Enterprise

Building a Digital Enterprise

Howard Bruck, CIO, Hudson Valley Bank


We can envision the “Digital Enterprise” where the latest technology has been thoughtfully applied to an organization’s business processes.

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Looking Forward to the Next Big Advancement

Looking Forward to the Next Big Advancement

Rusty Haferkamp, CIO & EVP, Central National Bank TX


Cyber security has soared from the back office to the boardroom. Nobody wants to see the incident response team have to prove their work.

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Enhancing Banking Performance through Technology Updation

Enhancing Banking Performance through Technology Updation

Gary Kern, CIO, MutualBank


Banking scenario has been travelling through tremendous technological changes over the years and the companies are becoming more equipped to provide banking and customer services at an enhanced level.

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Effective Defense for New Attack Vectors

Effective Defense for New Attack Vectors

Lonnie Carter, SVP, Information Security Manager, Ameris Bank


The changing landscape of security for technology and data is driving significant changes to the processes and tools needed to protect against and mitigate cybersecurity risks.

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Importance of Technology in Banks

Importance of Technology in Banks

Michael Noftsger, EVP Bank Administration, Forcht Bank


Growing up in the 1970’s and 1980’s, I remember my first experiences with technology. It was a big deal when my bank provided me with an ATM card and I could take money out of my savings account via a machine.

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Not Reinventing the Wheel: Tackling the Challenges in Banking Technology

Not Reinventing the Wheel: Tackling the Challenges in Banking Technology

Alexey Utkin, Financial Services Practice Leader, DataArt


The banking industry faces many challenges today, including an increasingly strict regulatory environment, greater demands for transparency, rising customer expectations created by modern technology such as mobile communications.

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The Goldman Sachs Effect on the Future of Banking is All about Millennial Digital Experience

The Goldman Sachs Effect on the Future of Banking is All about Millennial Digital Experience

Alan Royal, Head of Technology Innovation & Business Transformation, Strategy CIO


Recently, posted on TechCrunch, was the announcement that Goldman Sachs launched “GS Bank, a virtual bank with a $1 minimum deposit.” As this announcement was not largely picked up by the mainstream media, it was largely shared via social media.

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Compliance-Not Only For Banks

Bassam Alousi, Director-Technology, White Clarke Group


Due to the global finance market regulations, Banks and Financial Institutions are forced to comply with several regulatory requirements. In the past, these regulatory requirements were specific to the Banking and Financing Organizations.

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Information Security and Governance Will Be Key For Cloud-Based and Mobility Opportunities

Information Security and Governance Will Be Key For Cloud-Based and Mobility Opportunities

John Itokazu, Chief Information and Operations Officer, Union Bank


The demand for technology continues to accelerate. Today, people see immediate value in what technology can do for them and they expect immediate results.

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