Despite astronomical sums being spent by banks on surveillance – almost US$ 740m by 15 surveyed Tier I and Tier II banks alone in the first two years after MAR came into effect in the UK1 – electronic surveillance is still in its infancy, and gaps in efficacy and performance mean that there is appetite for further spending, development and automation.
From the mid-1980s to the mid-1990s, corporate and investment banks were a tremendous engine of technology innovation.
Banks are one of the greatest engines for generating data: daily, they collectively produce petabytes of transactions, prices, risk metrics, customer information….
The one area where digitalisation within the corporate and investment banking industry has been taking place for the longest is within the realm of e-commerce.
A digitalised corporate and investment bank is erected on four distinct and complementary pillars.
GreySpark Partners presents an insight paper to inform CTOs of the potential cost savings that can be made by engaging a near-shore data centre provider for non-latency sensitive high-performance computing (HPC) services.
A new report from GreySpark Partners explores the digital transformation that the wholesale investment banking business model is facing, and which resembles a real industrial revolution for the sector. The report “Digital Transformation of Investment Banking” examines the influence of regulations, buyside institutions, the competitive landscape and technology innovation in driving this revolution, which ultimately will cause banks to become more reliable manufacturers of financial products and services, adopting leaner and more efficient business models.
The 2014 series of GreySpark’s reports on the Data-driven Bank is based on GreySpark’s hands-on experience working with a variety of capital markets trading firms, advising them on data strategy and technology.