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Insurance Peak

Mar 04, 2020

SWIFT migration to ISO 20022 messages

Ishaq Basha Mohammed Senior Business Analyst

Is your bank ready to adopt ISO 20022? ISO 20022 is a messaging standard for exchanging information between financial institutions. To this date it has been adopted by over 70 countries, primarily for real-time payments and is poised to become the...
Data Capture
This article highlights some of the important questions that an organization needs to ask before buying a.data capture solution.
Banking Industry
The article highlights the importance of having a business process management software for governing business processes in banking.
Now that agile is approaching its 20th birthday, it’s natural to ponder how agile can extend beyond IT. Agile’s core principles of customer first, collaboration, transparency, simplicity, excellence and communication can easily work for other...

Feb 18, 2020

Why RPA is not a tool deployment

Sachin Shukla Technology Leader

This blog underlines the importance of having a well thought out approach for implementing an RPA project.
GIG Economy

Feb 14, 2020

The Gig Economy – How is it Reinventing the Enterprise Landscape?

Rakshit Ghura Vice President & Global Service Leader – Digital Workplace Services

Think of the 90’s when 9-5 jobs were still very much in vogue and traditional career paths were attractive to the workforce. In those days, finding “employment” through a smartphone or an app was inconceivable.
Financial organizations are facing volatility and opportunity at an unprecedented scale. The pressure to maintain operational efficiency and customer focus is now further exacerbated with the need to keep up with the constantly changing regulations...
In this era of agility where “Time-to-Market” is one of the key factors for driving any kind of business growth, VMware has come out with a strategy to facilitate multi-cloud governance and management of applications across various environments....
Voice Technology
Speech Technology has come a long way since the invention of First Dictation Machine by Thomas Edison way back in 1784. Now machines are able to understand speech with an accuracy close to human performance (Under 5% error rate). Speech Technology...
Ken Burn Animation with CSS3 @ Keyframes
CSS3 Keyframes animation lets an element gradually change from one style to another. Discover more on how to use CSS3 animation.
RCoE - Reporting and Analytics solution

Feb 04, 2015

Report Card – From the School to the Office

Udaya Krishna Assistiant Manager - MIS

I don’t think any of us would ever forget our childhood days when we used to bring our report cards home from school. The joy, the fear, the excitement, the anxiety, all prevailing until the time the card was opened by Dad.
The Burn-Down Chart: Tracking Tool
Burn-Down charts are amongst the most common sprint tracking mechanisms used in Agile software development methodologies.
Open Innovation
The current trend which is feeding the hunger of insurance companies to boost productivity and profitability. Alleviating claims leakage is one among the key factors which helps insurers grow in a profitable path. This can be accomplished to a...
Wildlife Poaching

Jul 20, 2020

Protecting the Indian forests using Internet of Things

Subir Dhar Director & Business Development Head, APAC, IoT WoRKSᵀᴹ

Indian forests have always been under pressure, but in the recent years, it has been more so. While the coverage has grown per the ISFR 2019 (Indian State of Forest Resources), protecting the forests has never been easy. In a recent conversation...

Jul 12, 2018

The next Mobile is the Automobile

Magesh Srinivasan Global Head – Connected Cars & A.I.

As smartphones become the ‘eye of storm’ fuelling the digital transformation of life on planet Earth, the emerging smart mobility solutions ecosystem will create, capture and deliver value to B2B as well as B2C use cases. Blockchain – the new ‘kid...
Marketplace Models

May 06, 2020

Marketplace Models in Wealth Management

Ramakrishna C Srinivasan Global Practice Manager, Capital Markets Services, Financial Services

To address the need for better strategies to increase AUM and revenues, the wealth management industry is constantly evolving with newer models. While robo-advisory has been around for a few years, Marketplace models are emerging as a hybrid...
How to Craft User-Centered Applications?
Understand why participation of users during the design and development process leads to a more user friendly and user satisfying application.
Apache Kafka
Apache Kafka is a highly scalable, wicked fast and fault-tolerant messaging system used for real time streaming applications and real time data processing. Apache Kafka is an open source publish-subscribe based messaging system responsible for...

Alternative data in capital markets
Avinash Dave - Global Practice Manager, Capital Markets Services, Financial Services | May 20, 2020

If we recall, few years back the low latency solutions were offering an edge in investment decision making. Now it’s considered as minimum requirement. The need for alternative data is seen to be increasing and the firms those delay in adapting might get outclassed by their competitors who would have effectively incorporate alternative data into their decision-making systems like – Securities valuation, trading signal processes, smart advertising. There are already good number of data providers and aggregators in the market offering boutique alternative data sets. Soon alternative data will no more be an alternative!

Target2 and Target2 Securities Consolidation
Rouble Saha - Senior Business Manager, Banking Domain, Financial Services | May 19, 2020

For more than a decade now, Target2 has been running successfully but with the recent modernization of payment landscape coupled with higher customer expectations, the cost structure of the banks has been highly challenged.

As a part of Vision 2020, the Eurosystem has embarked on a journey to consolidate TARGET2(T2) and TARGET2-Securities (T2S), in terms of both technical and functional aspects. The main objective is to replace the existing infrastructure of Target2 systems with a new real-time gross settlement (RTGS) system along with a new Central Liquidity Management system to bring in optimization in liquidity management across all TARGET Services (T2S, TIPS and the new RTGS).


Application of RPA, AI, ML in Post trade Ecosystem
Muralitharan K - Business Manager, HCL Technologies, Malaysia, SDN, BHD. | May 18, 2020

Advancement in technologies like Robotics process automation (RPA), Machine Learning (ML), Artificial Intelligence (AI) offers various products and services to reduce the manual intervention and improving operational inefficiencies in the middle and back office operations.