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Tag: Financial Services

FinTech FreeAgent increases agility and scalability using AWS fully-managed services

How do you maintain a lean and impactful IT operation when both your customer base and your engineering team are growing rapidly? This was the situation facing FinTech FreeAgent in 2018. In the following blog post we’ll explore how FreeAgent remained agile, while scaling their business, by adopting AWS fully-managed services. The Company U.K.-based FreeAgent […]

FSI Services Spotlight: Amazon Elastic Container Service (ECS) with AWS Fargate

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

FSI Services Spotlight: Featuring Amazon EKS

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

FSI Services Spotlight: Athena

Editor’s note: Visit AWS FSI Services Spotlight to view the previous posts of the monthly blog series. In this edition of Financial Services Industry (FSI) Service Spotlight monthly blog series, we highlight five key considerations as they pertain to Amazon Athena including achieving compliance, data protection, isolation of compute environments, audits with APIs, and operational […]

How to Run What-if Scenarios for Trading Strategies with Amazon FinSpace

Introduction In an earlier blog post, we described an architecture for backtesting machine learning-based trading strategies on AWS. One of the key components in this architecture is the data management and analytics component. Depending on the specific use case, there are various options to implement this. Many companies adopt solutions based on data lakes and […]

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How ERGO built a Risk Management Platform for IFRS 17 and Solvency II Calculations using NoOps Principles

This post is co-authored with Tobias Lierzer of ERGO About ERGO Group ERGO Group is part of Munich Re – one of the world’s leading reinsurers and risk carriers. As one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe, ERGO Group is represented in around 30 countries worldwide, focusing mainly on Europe and Asia. […]

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FSI Service Spotlight: Amazon Lex

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a monthly series for Financial Services Industry Service Spotlight. Read Part 4 featuring Amazon Transcribe Read Part 3 featuring Amazon Textract Read Part 2 discussing Amazon Comprehend Read Part 1 highlighting Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances — Welcome to another edition of the Service Spotlight blog series. In this […]

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ETL ingest architecture for asset management based on AWS Lambda

The finance industry is transforming with the creation of business platforms for the buy-side of wholesale finance (institutional managers), providing asset performance, risk, Solvency II compliance, and ESG scores. Such platforms can hold trillions of dollars of managed assets, and therefore mandate a high level of security and control for the exchange of asset information […]

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FSI Service Spotlight: Featuring Amazon Transcribe

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a monthly series for Financial Services Industry Service Spotlight. Read Part 3 featuring Amazon Textract Read Part 2 discussing Amazon Comprehend Read Part 1 highlighting Amazon SageMaker Notebook Instances — Welcome to the Service Spotlight blog series. In this series, we plan to highlight five key considerations of […]

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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 […]