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Open finance impact on financial services

Understanding open finance’s impact on financial services

Open finance is a relatively recent development in the financial technology (fintech) space. The Financial Conduct Authority in the UK defines open finance as “an opportunity to build on the concept of open banking and allow consumers and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to access and share their data with third-party providers.” This transformation is […]

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Innovating across the insurance value chain with insurtechs

Innovating across the insurance value chain with insurtechs

Insurtechs are a relatively new area of development in the insurance industry. McKinsey defines insurtechs as tech-driven insurance companies that use modern technologies to provide coverage or to reinvent business systems. As explained by Investopedia, these companies can “include ultra-customized policies, social insurance, and using new data streams from internet-enabled devices to dynamically price premiums.” […]

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Elevating the customer experience with Open Finance

Open Finance is a term that I’ve been hearing more in the financial technology (fintech) world. According to Forrester, Open Finance extends the third-party access principles of open banking across a wider set of financial products such as mortgages, loans, investments, and pensions. Many underlying banking systems and software were built for the brick-and-mortar branch […]

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Integrating Dropbox with AWS SSO for governed file sharing in an AWS Control Tower environment

Integrating Dropbox with AWS SSO for governed file sharing in an AWS Control Tower environment

The customers who operate in multi-account AWS environments often ask me for ways to simplify accessing critical business files and share content with their employees. While my customers share the content between business groups or external business partners, it is important to gain visibility and controls with minimum operational overhead. Dropbox, available in AWS Marketplace, […]

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How CloudQuant predicts macroeconomic factors early using Prosper and AWS Data Exchange

How CloudQuant predicts macroeconomic factors early using Prosper and AWS Data Exchange

Industry Challenge Hedge funds and equity investors are continuously seeking to create alpha in their portfolios to improve investor returns and minimize risk. Alpha (α) is a term used in investing to describe an investment strategy’s ability to outperform overall market, or its “edge.” To meet this need, “Alternative Data,” data not gathered from traditional […]

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Modernizing transaction banking and payments through AWS Marketplace

Transaction banking is the traditional revenue cornerstone for banks. It includes cash management, corporate payments, liquidity management, and trade finance. Much like the rest of the banking and finance industry, transaction banking is evolving rapidly to adapt to new client expectations. It is also changing to fill the need for increased agility and scalability and […]

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Optimize data analytics in capital markets with time-series databases

Capital markets firms use vast amounts of historical and streaming market data to perform real-time analytics. They also use data to inform decision-making, from projecting asset-pricing movement and fund values to calculating risk assessments. However, traditional on-premises relational databases and data management systems can fall short on delivering the functionality, agility, speed, and cost efficiency […]

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