AWS for Industries

Category: Financial Services

SmartStream TLM On Demand Architecture on AWS

Banking Apps Built on AWS: A Deep Dive into SmartStream’s SaaS Architecture

The number of software companies building applications for the financial services industry (FSI) continues to grow. These fintech companies face challenges such as ensuring that their applications stay compliant with banking regulations while rapidly delivering new features for their clients. FSI software vendors have therefore been moving to the cloud to meet their agility, security, […]

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Accelerating the Adoption of Digital Engagement Technologies in Insurance

The insurance industry is under pressure—rapid advances in technology, demographic and economic shifts, disruptive business models from nimble new competitive entrants, increased customer expectations for frictionless engagement—just to name some of the issues insurers face in today’s environment. A company-wide digital transformation to address and harness these forces has been a top priority of many […]

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FSI Service Spotlight: Featuring Amazon Textract

Editor’s note: This is the third in a monthly series for Financial Services Industry Service Spotlight. Read Part 1 discussing Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances. Read Part 2 discussing Amazon Comprehend (excluding Comprehend Medical). — Welcome to the Service Spotlight blog series. In this series, we plan to highlight five key considerations of a particular service […]

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How Financial Services Institutions Measure Business Value from Digital Initiatives by Using Net Technology Investment Value

Financial services institutions (FSIs) have increasingly defined and differentiated themselves not just by the products and services they provide to customers, but by the technology that underpins their establishments. The unexpected shift in global market conditions resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for successful digital transformation initiatives that deliver concrete positive business […]

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Advanced Insights on the Consolidated Audit Trail

The Consolidated Audit Trail In response to the May 2010 Flash Crash, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) authorized the creation of a comprehensive financial database called the Consolidated Audit Trail (CAT). CAT is a central repository that receives and retains all US equity and options activity from broker-dealers and exchanges. Back in May, we […]

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FSI Service Spotlight: Featuring Amazon Comprehend

Editor’s note: This is the second in a monthly series for Financial Services Industry Service Spotlight. Read Part 1 discussing Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances. — In this edition of Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations of a particular service that FSI customers should focus on to help […]

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Algorithmic Trading on AWS with Amazon SageMaker and AWS Data Exchange

It is well known that the majority of stock transactions are automated (as described here and here), for example using applications or “robots” implementing a trading strategy. More recently, an emerging trend in the financial services industry is the movement of trading solutions, such as algorithmic trading solutions, to the cloud (as described here and […]

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Hosting OpenLink Endur on AWS

OpenLink Endur is an end-to-end trading application used by enterprises in the Energy, Utility, and Financial Services industries. It offers straight-through processing functionalities of trade capture, risk valuations, scheduling operations, and settlements and accounting. It also provides additional differentiated near-real-time reporting capability to market-facing organizations. In this post, we dive into the reference architecture for […]

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Multichannel customer engagement for financial services on AWS

Financial services organizations are facing challenges around loyalty, persistent churn, fragmented attention, and driving organic growth. There are external factors contributing to these challenges, such as the widespread adoption of mobile services, new digital native market entrants, adapting to generational shifts, and critical industry requirements around compliance and regulations that makes cumbersome to provide innovation […]

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In the News: Morningstar Launches Global AWS DeepRacer Corporate Competition to Accelerate Application of Machine Learning

The following article originally appeared on Morningstar. First corporate AWS DeepRacer competition fuels hands-on learning in machine learning and artificial intelligence across more than 445 employees worldwide CHICAGO, May 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Morningstar, Inc. (Nasdaq: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research, kicked off the first companywide internal Amazon Web Services (AWS) DeepRacer competition this week. More […]

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