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Celent senior analyst Enrico Camerinelli. Admission to the event is free, but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please click here for more information.

Feb 24th, 2010 | Filed under Events
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Celent has recently published two core banking case studies that talk about cost reduction by moving to a modern platform: Cutting Cost to the Core:How Philippine National Bank Saved 75% by Moving off the Mainframe Tipping the Scale: Using Unix at One of the Largest Banks on Earth In the first case study, Philippine National […]

Feb 22nd, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized

FIS announced that Citi is going to be conducting a core migration and didn’t provide many details. I filled in some of the gaps in an article in American Banker. For those of you who don’t subscribe to American Banker, This is a big deal with Citi moving their entire deposits from an internally developed […]

Feb 18th, 2010 | Filed under Uncategorized
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I am currently working on research that looks at the near-term (next 2 years or so) future of mobile banking in the U.S. No doubt, a lot of reports have been written about this subject, so I am taking a slightly different approach, comparing the views of the banking industry with the views of mobile […]

Feb 16th, 2010 | Filed under Retail Banking
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Back in late September 2009, rumors were flying regarding a Citi and Microsoft venture in the personal financial management (PFM) space. It garnered a lot of attention, particularly due to Microsoft’s decision to exit Microsoft Money online. Folks were very curious, myself included, as to what these two heavyweights would conjure up. The rumors were […]

Feb 16th, 2010 | Filed under Retail Banking

The more I think of it, the more I believe SaaS is not the right model for heavy-process transaction-based applications. Certainly appropriate to manage data-intensive applications (e.g., customer interaction data à-la Salesforce.com) but not so fit when integration and STP are the business imperatives. I don’t have a final position on this matter, but I […]

Feb 15th, 2010 | Filed under Banking, Corporate Banking
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Celent senior analyst Jacob Jegher This event is free for Celent clients and the media. Non-clients can attend for a fee of USD $4,500. This fee includes access to the research report of the same name. Celent will contact non-clients after they register for credit card information. Please click here for more information.

Feb 11th, 2010 | Filed under Events
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I have to admit, I have app-envy. Owning an old Windows 6.1 Motorola mobile phone, I look on with a certain longing at my friends, colleagues and fellow airplane passengers who enjoy endless, happy hours with their iPhone/Android/Blackberry “iBeer” apps. I am even more jealous of their mobile banking apps, which seem to me the […]

Feb 2nd, 2010 | Filed under Retail Banking, Uncategorized
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