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Tag: Financial Services Industry Service Spotlight Series

CloudFront FSI Service Spotlight

In this edition of the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Services Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations for customers running workloads on Amazon CloudFront: achieving compliance, data protection, isolation of compute environments, audits with APIs, and access control/security. Across each area, we’ll examine specific guidance, suggested reference architectures, and technical code to help […]

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Automated and personalized asset portfolio optimization combining ESG and financial data on Amazon FinSpace

As detailed in our previous post on the topic, Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) data has become an indispensable supplemental data to assess a company’s risk and performance alongside traditional financial and alternative data. Institutional investors and asset managers are increasingly integrating ESG data into investment decisions, as responsible or sustainable investing moves from niche […]

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DynamoDB FSI Service Spotlight

Introduction to DynamoDB In this edition of the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Services Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations for customers running workloads on Amazon DynamoDB: achieving compliance, data protection, isolation of compute environments, audits with APIs, and access control/security. Across each area, we will examine specific guidance, suggested reference architectures, and […]

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FSI Services Spotlight: Featuring Elastic Load Balancing (ELB)

In this edition of the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Services Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations of Elastic Load Balancing (ELB): achieving compliance, data protection, isolation of compute environments, automating audits with APIs, and operational access and security. Each of the five areas will include specific guidance, suggested reference architectures, and technical […]

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Executive Conversations: Vikram Dewan, Chief Information Officer at Jefferies

John Kain, Head of Financial Services Market Development at Amazon Web Services (AWS) is joined by Vikram Dewan, Chief Information Officer at Jefferies, who recently announced plans to move core business systems, internal and customer-facing applications, IT resources, and companywide data to AWS. In this post, Vikram discussed Jefferies’ digital transformation and explained the value […]

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What AWS Customers Need to Know About UK Proposals on Oversight of Finance Sector and Critical Third Parties

Following the 8 June 2022 HM Treasury’s policy statement on critical third parties, on 21 July 2022, the UK regulatory authorities, the Bank of England (BoE), Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a joint discussion paper: Operational resilience: Critical third parties to the UK financial sector. The paper sets out detailed […]

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Black Knight Continued Innovation with Document Extraction using AWS Machine Learning Capabilities

Black Knight, Inc. (NYSE:BKI) is transforming the mortgage industry and reimagining the home ownership journey for its customers by utilizing digital engagement, automation, and machine learning (ML). Black Knight Origination Technologies leverages AWS ML solutions to better standardize and validate bank statements, thereby increasing accuracy, reducing manual effort, and lowering costs. This is an example […]

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Digital Transformation of Treasury Customer Servicing

According to one McKinsey Report, cash forecasting is cited among the most inefficient processes by small and large organizations alike. In turn, CFOs are seeking partners to help them navigate from reporting to predicting. Although corporate treasurers are challenged to achieve these efficiencies due to paper-based process (e.g., invoicing, wet signatures) and a lack of […]

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AWS Is How: Wealthsimple Develops Accessible Financial Solutions for All Canadians

You know you should be investing for the future, but you don’t have much money in reserve, and you’re not even sure where to start. The stock market is complicated, and you don’t fully understand how to get started with investing. And what exactly is cryptocurrency, anyway? That’s where Wealthsimple comes in. The Canadian financial […]

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Optimizing data pipelines during mergers and acquisitions

The technology integration process that occurs as a result of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) can be complex and broad, ranging from re-platform to re-architecture. Planning for a technology integration can take months. While CFOs make sure of compliance with local and global requirements, such as exposure reporting, OFAC screening, and customer communication, CIOs are involved […]

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