As enterprises come to terms with the implications of the COVID-19 crisis, workforces are learning how to work remotely for
Cloud Security: Top 10 Priorities
One of the key benefits of the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model, which many vendors are defaulting to, is its agility.
Optimising Application Availability
Ask most business heads how much downtime they will tolerate for critical applications and the answer is likely to be
15 Minutes with: Robert Threadgold
Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) is the world’s largest bank by assets. Last month it completed a deal
Data Centre Certification: Buyer Beware
News broke earlier this month that data centre operator ViaWest is being investigated by the Nevada attorney general for potentially
Global Banks: Technology Can Ease the Pain
This week’s issue of The Economist includes a couple of feature articles about the global banking industry, more specifically the
Data Quality or Quality Data? Metadata Holds the Key
Having been asked to speak on a panel at the Data Management Summit in London last week, something said by
Fixing Reference Data Distribution: An 8-Point Plan
Enterprise data management (EDM) is a well-established discipline across the financial services industry. But even though firms recognise the benefits
15 Minutes with: Rocky Scopelliti of Telstra
Telstra may have its roots as Australia’s national carrier, but it is now much more than a regional telco operator.
Capacity Management: Finding the Right Balance
Capacity management has always been an integral part of managing IT operations for capital markets institutions. Yet managing capacity has
Reg SCI Gets Go-Ahead; Emphasis on Risk-Based Approach
Regulation Systems Compliance and Integrity, more commonly known as Reg SCI, was yesterday voted through by the Securities and Exchange
IT Event Management: a Strategy for Success
Citihub Consulting recently concluded an engagement with a large multi-national investment bank to analyse current capabilities and define a strategy
Japanese Bank Data Centre Strategies
Since the Tohoku earthquake in 2011 risk has been a growing factor in the data centre strategies of banking CIOs.
Conflicting Data Requirements: Privacy vs Gatca
There has long been a realisation that the location of data and its storage has a cost and performance implication.
More Browsers + Less Time = More Automated Testing
Modern web applications can be as complex and feature rich as traditional thick client applications. Yet development teams, emboldened by
Successful IT Automation: 10 Golden Rules
With many IT departments under continued pressure to reduce cost it has left ‘business as usual’ functions to do more