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Tag: Financial Services Industry Service Spotlight Series

FSI Services Spotlight: Featuring AWS Managed Microsoft Active Directory

Welcome back to the Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly series. Each month we look at five key considerations that FSI customers should focus on to help streamline cloud service approval for one particular service. Each of the five key considerations includes specific guidance, suggested reference architectures, and technical code that can be used […]

FSI Service Spotlight: Amazon Managed Streaming for Kafka (MSK)

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]