Tag: financial services

How to Finance a SaaS Solution

Jul 17, 2017 |

The way clients order and pay for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions continues to evolve. While many SaaS offerings are available on a month-to-month basis, most enterprise deals offer a discount for pre-paid multi-year contracts. Read more…

Why Wait? Acquire the analytics solutions you need now. Defer payments until 2017.

Oct 24, 2016 |

The last quarter of the year is a time when many businesses and organizations face two competing challenges: building out analytics solutions and infrastructure to deal with a surge in new opportunities, and managing to budgets that have been depleted or tapped out completely.  Read more…

Survey: Big Data Goes Mainstream

Jan 11, 2016 |

Financial services firms remain the biggest users of big data technologies in the most recent survey of adoption rates for Fortune 1000 companies.

However, the annual survey by management consultant NewVantage Partners found that the life sciences and healthcare sectors are rapidly embracing big data, beginning to develop what it called a “robust data management capabilities” Read more…

Funding Big Data Projects Using IBM Global Financing (IGF)

Aug 31, 2015 |

All companies and organizations face the challenge of extracting the maximum return from their capital investments. Flexible financing options can help minimize up-front payments and better align project outlays with the anticipated benefits. Read more…

Three Ways Big Data is Impacting Financial Services

Jul 9, 2014 |

Companies across industries rely on complicated processes to generate the data they need to drive business. But all too often, these processes are slow and are limited by storage capacity.  Read more…

Big Data: A View from Wall Street

Aug 29, 2012 |As capital markets software expert Alexander Makeyenkov shares with us this week, "Financial institutions are looking to develop high-performance real-time applications with a number of goals in mind, both business and technical. From a business standpoint, they are trying to illustrate the lifecycle of their products... Read more…

How Four Financial Giants Crunch Big Data

Jul 9, 2012 |When it comes to big data at financial, risk and banking organizations, data size is only a small part of the problem. The real challenge, at least according to information managers at Bank of America, Credit Suisse and others is dealing with data complexity and speeding the time to results. Whether the end goal is focused on making portfolio assessments in.... Read more…

Financial Services’ Big Data To-Do List

Jun 13, 2012 |This week SunGard consultants, with the help of IDC financial analysts, developed a practical list of the challenges and opportunities that the financial services industry faces as data volume, complexity, and the need for ever-increasing speed continue to grow with.... Read more…

Mr. Watson Goes to Wall Street

Mar 6, 2012 |IBM has already been able to establish a series of compelling use cases for Watson in healthcare, but if the price is right (and it seems like it could be in this case) financial services could be where the fruits of the massive IBM labor.... Read more…

The Best Kept Secret in Big Analytics?

Jan 4, 2012 |When a company calls itself a "best kept secret" bells should go off that they might be covering for a lack of business. One exception to this, however, is 1010data--a company that has grown quietly within the ranks of Fortune 500 financial and retail firms and is moving into the spotlight. Read more…