The Third Wave Of Technology Transformation For Banking And Financial Services
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The Third Wave Of Technology Transformation For Banking And Financial Services

Banking and Financial Services industry is undergoing a strategic shift with the advent of disruptive technologies such as Fintech, Blockchain, and IoT which are challenging the established technology based banking models. This may be the third wave of technology transformation to reshape the modern financial institutions around the world, the first two being ‘computerization’, which […]

So, Where’s My IT-Risk (Or Threat) Library?
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So, Where’s My IT-Risk (Or Threat) Library?

We need a good information security risk and threat library. Rather than build one from scratch (and most internet searches do not yield meaningful results), we were wondering if MetricStream offers standard content for such a library. That’s a question we’re frequently asked when we get a Customer up and running with MetricStream’s IT-Risk Management […]

5 Steps To Stay Ahead Of Regulatory Change
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5 Steps To Stay Ahead Of Regulatory Change

Banking and Financial Services Institutions across the globe are struggling to keep pace with regulatory change, and, quite often, grappling with the sheer volume and the complexity of these updates can be a laborious, up-hill battle. According to a survey by MetricStream which polled the responses of 123 compliance professionals across North America & Europe, […]

Corporate Growth Engines: Driving Sustainable Strategic Advantage
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Corporate Growth Engines: Driving Sustainable Strategic Advantage

Growth must sustain profitability and profitability must sustain growth. In today’s highly competitive and rapidly changing business & economic environment, core competence and capability principles have become mainstay concepts of corporate strategic thinking landscape. They lend themselves well to high-level strategic analysis, but their limited focus and static character do not inherently provide either an […]

My Best Advice For Aspiring Entrepreneurs And Tech Startups
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My Best Advice For Aspiring Entrepreneurs And Tech Startups

What an incredible time to be a tech startup! The opportunities out there are just tremendous. Digital payments, wearable technology, mobile healthcare, virtual reality and gamification, predictive analytics, and green tech—these are just a few of the startup areas that are expected to be big this year, according to venture capitalists and industry experts. “Full […]

“Digital disruption” isn’t an overnight phenomenon. It started with Google
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“Digital disruption” isn’t an overnight phenomenon. It started with Google

The term “digital disruption” has been over-hyped, overused and taken out of context during these past few months. Every new mobile app that gets created in Silicon Valley have been compared with the likes of Uber, Airbnb and most surprisingly, Amazon. Don’t get me wrong, I am not a naysayer predicting doomsday for the new […]

“Innovation” in a Competitive Startup Economy
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“Innovation” in a Competitive Startup Economy

Seventy-three percent of U.S. adults  agree that we’re living in an age of significant innovation. Indeed, the pace at which new products and services are being developed is truly incredible. In 2014 alone, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted a record 300,678 utility patents – the most issued in a single year, ever. Meanwhile, 81 percent of […]