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ARE YOU CLOUD READY? PUBLIC CLOUD AND ITS RISK GOVERNANCE

Moving to the public cloud is a necessity that businesses will increasingly face for their core activities in years to come. While current approaches are mostly performed in a project-by-project fashion, a more thorough attitude to the management of the public cloud adoption becomes necessary. 
  • François Bourcier
  • 16 January 2020
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CLOUD COMPUTING: DARKER SKIES AHEAD?

Cloud computing is here to stay. One factor that is impacting the cloud landscape is concentration risk. Read our latest blog from Capco Canada Partner John Ingold, to learn how to address these risks going forward. 
  • John Ingold and Michael Moerman
  • 16 January 2020
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UP IN SMOKE: DEBUNKING FOUR MYTHS ABOUT CANNABIS BANKING

Cannabis banking is coming, and the industry needs trusted banks and advisors for sophisticated banking needs. Our latest article helps to debunk four common myths about cannabis banking to help you better understand the nuances of entering the space. 
  • So Jene Kim, Olivia Markbreiter, Will Davis and Vivek Patel
  • 15 January 2020
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2020 PREDICTIONS FOR THE RETAIL ENERGY INDUSTRY

2019 was quite a year for the retail energy industry.  We saw and lived through the incredible prices in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) in August, saw the impact that systematic/data errors can have on the industry, and continued to watch companies enter the market with new and unique products. As 2019 has now ended, here are a few of my thoughts on what may be in store for the industry in 2020.  
  • Jonathan Clites
  • 14 January 2020
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ASSISTED DIGITAL FOR ASSISTED CHANNELS

Despite banks investing heavily in enabling a modern customer experience through self-service channels, the same cannot be said for investment in assisted channels. Capco believes that there’s potential to unlock significant value in these assisted channels. This involves leveraging the platforms and patterns that banks built for digital self-service customers and further augmenting them by developing additional internal capabilities.
  • Indranil Mukherjee
  • 09 January 2020
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DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

Digital Transformation can be a misnomer. Understanding the context makes it easier to define an approach for achieving digital transformation, compared to building software that may improve operational efficiency, but fails to ‘move the needle’ on real transformation. In this blog, we cover three major digital transformation trends that are revolutionizing the property and casualty insurance industry.
  • Elizabeth Cahan
  • 07 January 2020
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RENAISSANCE DES COLLATERAL MANAGEMENTS: WARUM DIE STRATEGISCHE POSITIONIERUNG JETZT WICHTIGER DENN JE IST

Aktuell begegnen die meisten Marktteilnehmer den Herausforderungen vor allem dezentral, und zwar mit Insellösungen, obwohl ein zentral integriertes Collateral Management hohen Mehrwert in Form von Kosteneinsparungen und zusätzlichen Erträgen bietet und die weitverbreitete Betrachtung als Cost Center widerlegt.
  • GERD HAAF, MARC KRESIN
  • 13 January 2020
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ISO20022 MIGRATION: AN INVESTMENT WITH VALUED RETURNS FOR BANKS

While MT continues to be maintained in line with the needs of its users, SWIFT, in collaboration with the industry, has worked to develop and promote ISO20022 – MX* - which addresses many of the shortcomings of MT. Even though ISO20022 has existed since 2004, its only recently that its real use has been discovered...
  • Lakshminarayanan Radhakrishnan
  • 06 January 2020
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EMPLOYEE DIGITIZATION – BLOG #1: WHY ARE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE, TALENT, AND PRODUCTIVITY IMPORTANT?

Over the past five years, we have seen unprecedented disruption and improvement of a customer’s experience across the whole spectrum of the financial services industry. However, there is one stakeholder that is not reaping all the benefits associated with the hyper-focus around improving the customer experience – employees.
  • Haleel Sarwar
  • 18 December 2019
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FINANCE, RISK AND COMPLIANCE: RESOLVABILITY

The Single Resolution Board (SRB) launched a public consultation on 23rd October 2019 outlining its expectation for banks, this consultation seeks to provide best practice and guidelines on key aspects of resolvability including a bank’s capability to demonstrate resolvability and its preparations for crisis management.
 
  • Christine De Marco
  • 17 December 2019