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AUTOMATED WORK FORECASTS WHEN USING THE AGILE POD APPROACH

Agile pods are small, custom agile teams that provide an effective way to manage engagements where backlog items vary in the type/scope of work and that potentially require different skillsets from one another.
  • Gerhardt Scriven and Diego Sarai
  • 06 December 2021
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FIRST IMPRESSIONS MATTER: COMMERCIAL BANKS REVAMP ONBOARDING FOR THE DIGITAL AGE

Client onboarding experiences set the tone for the relationship between the client and their new financial institution. Clients have been sold on process efficiencies, and cohesiveness and financial institutions must deliver upon these key points as clients have minimum expectations. 
  • Bo McCarty and Justin Hoffer
  • 06 December 2021
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INCREASING MARKET RISKS AND THE ROLE OF THE CFO

The CFO of an Energy & Commodity (E&C) trading organization must be constantly mindful of a diverse set of unique risks and the effect those risks could have not only on profitability, but potentially the firm’s financial viability.
  • Glen Ragland and Firoz Jhaver
  • 01 December 2021
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ADAPTING TO THE NEW STANDARD CONTRACTUAL CLAUSES (SCCS) – AN ORGANIZATION-WIDE EFFORT

Cross-border transfers of personal data now require the use of new standard contractual clauses – SCCs. Will your financial firm be on time to fully integrate them by the December 2022 deadline? Find out what technical and organizational changes are required.
  • Guy Klerkx, Yasmine Verkooijen
  • 01 December 2021
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REDESIGNING DATA ASSIMILATION AND SOURCING STRATEGIES

This paper, the first in a two-part series, outlines approaches for assessing ESG data scoping and sourcing, and sets out one specific approach/best practice for incorporating corporate ESG data strategies.

  • Dr. Olaf Clemens, Charles Sincock
  • 02 December 2021
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RIGHTSIZING THE LEGACY AND OPTIMIZING FRONT-TO-BACK COSTS

In our new paper, we explore why multi-year architecture modernization is key if capital markets firms are to remain competitive and secure from external and internal threats.
  • Owen Jelf, David Kay, George Black, Andreas Pfeil, Steve Halliwell
  • 01 December 2021
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WHAT DO CLOSED BLOCKS AND SHOES HAVE IN COMMON?

Closed block life and annuity portfolios are an insurance company’s old shoes. Every life or annuity business is littered with product blocks that have been closed. Like shoes, these blocks pile up and consume precious resources while providing little value. 
  • Ernst Renner
  • 24 November 2021
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GIVE THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT: HOW WEALTH MANAGERS CAN PROVIDE CRYPTO EXPOSURE

While most large wealth managers have not yet started offering cryptocurrency ownership to their high-net-worth clients through in-house wallets, many are exploring the possibility. 
  • Simon Zais and Daniel Kerney
  • 24 November 2021
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ISLAMIC FINANCE HANDBOOK: APPLICATIONS FOR EVERYDAY FINANCE

This handbook by Capco UK discusses the differences between conventional and Islamic Finance, the nuances of Islamic Finance instruments whilst debunking common misconceptions along the way. 
  • Tej Patel, James Arnett and Mohsin Khan
  • 24 November 2021
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DEMOCRATIZING INNOVATION: LOW-CODE / NO-CODE PLATFORMS & THE CITIZEN DEVELOPER

Financial institutions are opting to use No-Code or Low-Code tools and platforms to develop business applications and capabilities and facilitate a ‘Citizen Developer’ model that puts innovation in the hands of the business. Find out more in this new article.
  • Tim Steele
  • 24 November 2021