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SAP’s Powerful HANA Analytics Link To Esri

SAP is linking its powerful HANA platform to geospatial services from Esri to enable companies to make better decisions about locations for physical assets, like locating gas pipelines away from residential buildings. “We have built a custom application on SAP … Continue reading

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FCM 360 Signs with Equinix in Tokyo

 FCM360’s Low Latency Financial Cloud hosting service is now available to brokers and traders at Equinix TY3 in Tokyo – one of the largest foreign exchange hubs in Asia. As one of the leading financial systems infrastructure providers in the … Continue reading

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SAP Takes HANA To The Cloud For Business Intelligence

SAP, which Gartner has named a market leader in BI for five years running,  today announced an analytics solutions in SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud. New and existing customers can deploy analytics solutions in SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud. It provides customers … Continue reading

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Tableau Tops with Gartner

 Tableau Software a global leader in  easy-to-use business analytics software, has been ranked Tableau as the fastest growing business intelligence and software vendor in Gartner’s report, “Market Share Analysis: Business Intelligence and Analytics Software, 2013.”* The report cited Tableau’s 2013 … Continue reading

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Banco Volkswagen adopts SAS credit platform in Brazil

  Bank Volkswagen’s Brazilian operation adopt SAS® Real-Time Decision Manager and SAS Enterprise GRC to improve its credit policy enforcement, workflow analysis and credit disbursement as the bank seeks to provide more autonomy and agility to business users. They will … Continue reading

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Financial Services Caught Between Past and Future

“The good news for FSI IT executives isthat the financial services industry hasbeen a heavy user and early adopter oftechnology for decades. The bad newsfor many institutions is that most ofthose deployments are still in place,resulting in layers of diverse, … Continue reading

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Navy Federal Credit Union Honored For Mobile Web App

Navy Federal announced today that its mobile banking application for iPad has been selected as an Official Honoree in the 18th Annual Webby Awards in the Utilities & Services category. Among the 12,000 entries from over 60 countries, fewer than … Continue reading

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Media Intelligence and PR Spend Up 3 Percent To $2.2 Billion

Burton-Taylor International Consulting, best known for their reports on market data and comparison rankings of Bloomberg and Thomson Reuters, have published their second annual ranking  on social media. It shows social media demand up over 20 percent. HootSuite & Radian6 … Continue reading

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Michael Lewis Flash Boys Impact Finance Stocks — KBW

KBW analysts have published a report focusing on the potential fallout on capital markets and market structure stocks from any changes in the current regulatory environment following the increased focus on high frequency trading (HFT) and payment for order flow … Continue reading

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American Financial Institutions Nudget Into Positive Trust Territory

 Thomson Reuters has announced the latest results of its proprietary TRust Index, showing that first-quarter 2014 trust sentiment in the Top 50 Global Financial institutions as a whole remained steady, but negative.  However, institutions from the Americas started the year … Continue reading

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