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Transforming Financial Services

InterSystems is helping the world’s most successful financial services firms meet their toughest challenges, be it in capital markets, fintech, retail and commercial banking, or insurance.

In capital markets, for example, rock-solid performance, scalability, and reliability amidst escalating data volumes are critical, even as markets unexpectedly spike.

InterSystems IRIS powers a wide range of mission-critical, high-throughput applications throughout the front, middle,

and back offices for the top banks worldwide, helping them meet their service-level agreements reliably, and at lower cost.

In retail and commercial banking, InterSystems IRIS enables our customers to manage risk across multiple products and regions, keep pace with changing regulatory demands, streamline operational processes and transform mountains of data into better business decisions.

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14th December 2020

Blogs

Data quantity not quality is troubling business chiefs

This article first appeared on DataIQ. Based on a recent study conducted at InterSystems, we found that it is the quantity of data, not quality, that is leaving senior decision makers feeling overwhelmed. Saurav Gupta, technical engineer at InterSystems, shares with DataIQ that the key to overcoming the problem is for organisations to rid themselves […]

7th December 2020

Blogs

How to Manage Data Risk and Stay Compliant in a Fast-changing Environment

Now more than ever, the issue of data governance is front and centre for financial services. It’s been heading that way for a while — back in March, EY’s global bank risk management survey revealed data quality, privacy and security, and threats of cyber attack were the top concerns for leaders in international finance. There’s more and […]

19th October 2020

Blogs

Don’t Rip and Replace in Order to Hyper-Personalise

In an increasingly digital world filled with chatbots, tap-and-go payments and “buy now, pay later” credit lines, hyper-personalisation is the new frontier on top of a new frontier in financial services. What is Hyper-personalisation? Hyper-personalisation enables financial services organisations to leverage the huge volumes of customer data they have in their systems efficiently and effectively to make more specific […]

19th October 2020

Blogs

The future is hyper-personalised — and so are customer expectations

Customer loyalty in banking and finance these days is increasingly fickle. In an effort to foster new loyalties, a fascinating concept is ripe for prime time: hyper-personalisation. Marketers are no doubt familiar with the concept; the ability to make every interaction and product as uniquely tailored to the customer as possible. This is done by analysing and interpreting all […]

7th September 2020

Blogs

Machine Learning Success Starts with Healthy Data

This article was originally published on the InterSystems global website (link), written by Scott Gnau, VP of Data Platforms. Machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) are becoming core functions of successful organizations, with data playing an increasingly important role in making or breaking these applications. The required fuel for effective and precise AI and […]

7th September 2020

Webinars

On-Demand Webinar: Leveraging Modern Technology and Architecture to Unlock the Transformational Power of Data

End-to-end Enterprise Data Strategy for Broadridge Register here to watch the full webinar for free by Jitendra Lulla, VP and Innovation Architect at Broadridge Financial Solutions. This article was first published on the InterSystems global website and can be accessed from here.  Broadridge Financial Solutions spun out of ADP in 2007 to become one of […]

31st August 2020

Blogs

Enhanced CX using Data

Unlocking the power of your data

The market is shifting with incredible speed. Digital banks and new providers are bringing new products and offers to market, opening new market segments filled with consumers who are looking for enhanced, mobile-first experiences. Right now, you may be trying to provide customers with a richer experience – and customer’s expectations are rapidly changing and increasing. […]

31st August 2020

Success Stories, Webinars

Fintech News SG virtual panel discussion: Artificial Intelligence in Financial Services

AI in Financial Services: Realities Behind the Hype In capital markets, fintech, retail and commercial banking, and insurance, the use of artificial intelligence to create new processes, revenue streams and innovative customer journeys is growing rapidly. InterSystems partnered with FinTech News Singapore to host a panel discussion on the topic. Executives from FinTech innovators in Singapore along with Michael […]

28th August 2020

Blogs

The Everyday Investor Boom: Investment Firms Fighting Back vs Faster Fintechs

In February this year, fuelled by the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, stock markets saw one of the most volatile periods on record, reminding many of the 1987 crash. Why is that February period of volatility relevant now? Well, its impact is still being felt today and it’s changed the way large investment firms have had […]

10th August 2020

Videos

Overcoming Challenges – The Value of InterSystems Partnership

After more than 40 years of problem-solving, we know that technology alone doesn’t ensure success—the right partner will outlast any individual technology. True, trusted partnerships enable the best decisions, and the best decisions lead to the best actions. Which is why InterSystems strives for excellence in everything we do. Only through partnership can you meet […]

10th August 2020

Videos

Operationalising AI

At InterSystems, we can help you make sense of your data. The InterSystems IRIS® data platform offers speed and scalability to help you overcome these challenges, using AI and ML to help you access and analyse your data in real-time. Please get in touch with us to know how we can help you do it.

30th July 2020

White Papers

A Capital Markets Buy-Side Impact Assessment Survey

Why the C-Suite Needs to Care About Data: A Capital Markets Buy-Side Impact Assessment Survey, commissioned by InterSystems and produced by Aite Group, highlights the impact of poor data support on business processes, including financial, regulatory, and risk management. This white paper is based on conversations with executives with knowledge of their firm’s data architecture […]

30th July 2020

White Papers

Why the C-Suite Needs to Care About Data

Why the C-Suite Needs to Care About Data: A Capital Markets Sell-Side Impact Assessment Survey, commissioned by InterSystems and produced by Aite Group, highlights the impact of poor data support on business processes, including financial, regulatory, and risk management. This white paper is based on conversations with executives with knowledge of their firm’s data architecture […]

30th July 2020

News

PR

Survey of Leading Capital Markets Firms Uncovers Top Data Management Challenges

Research conducted by Aite Group and commissioned by InterSystems provides C-suite executives with insights into the competitive advantage of effective data management technology CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 6, 2020 –The leading data architecture challenges for capital markets firms center around data quality and delivering relevant data to the business, according to new research from leading global research […]

30th July 2020

News

Interview, News, PR

Interview with Scott Gnau of InterSystems

VMblog recently connected with Scott Gnau, VP of Data Platforms at InterSystems where we learned more about InterSystems IRIS data platform, solving challenges related to data management, and tips for capital markets firms undergoing digital transformation. VMblog:  What are the biggest challenges related to data management for capital markets firms and how does InterSystems IRIS address these […]

30th July 2020

Webinars

Data, Speed and Trading: Modernizing capital markets infrastructure

Markets have always revolved around data. As computing becomes more ubiquitous, however, both the markets and their data expand exponentially. The explosion in data taxes firms’ infrastructure as they acquire, aggregate and analyze it. In addition, as competition increases, the demand to directly trade off the information is compressing decision times. Firms have more pre-trade […]

30th July 2020

News

Why banks must reduce tech complexities to offer open banking

Open Banking ecosystems present customers with the opportunity to view multiple account details from different financial organisations to access all their financial information in real-time and in one place, most commonly an app. However, it is reliant on these different institutions being able to surface and share data in a timely manner and this is […]

30th July 2020

News

The need for speed: What if tech could work as fast as your imagination?

The global spread of COVID-19 has had seemingly unimaginable consequences on business. Entire industries have been shut down. Workforces have been sent to work from home. And many businesses are scrambling to shift their operations online. It’s ironic that as the world slows down and stays indoors, how quickly businesses respond to the impact of […]

30th July 2020

Recognition

InterSystems is a 2020 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice

In 2020, we were recognized as a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Operational Database Management Systems. We couldn’t be prouder of this recognition because it’s based on over 300,000 customer reviews regarding speed, security, service, and deployment. What our customers had to say: “Leading-edge software technology that deliveries a rock-solid application platform backed up […]

30th July 2020

Success Stories, News

MFS Investment Management Improves Performance, Reduces Risk

Switch From Relational Database to InterSystems Data Platform Accommodates Growth Risk is inherent in investing, and minimizing that risk is a common goal for money managers. MFS Investment Management®, a global asset management firm based in Boston, Massachusetts, manages more than $410 billion in assets for clients worldwide. When operating at the level of MFS, any trading […]

30th July 2020

Success Stories, Webinars

TABB webinar- Data, Speed, trading

Proven Speed, Scalability, and Reliability for the Financial Services Industry In capital markets, fintech, retail and commercial banking, and insurance, InterSystems is helping the world’s most successful financial institutions meet their toughest challenges. InterSystems has been named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems. Webinar: Why the C-Suite Needs to Care About Data: A Capital Markets […]

30th July 2020

Success Stories, News

Use case equity trading platform

InterSystems Software Provides Ultra-Reliable, Real-Time Processing at Scale InterSystems Transactional-Analytic Database Chosen for Critical Application One of the world’s largest investment banks – which processes a significant portion of the entire world’s equity trades every day – migrated their main equity trade management application to InterSystems data platform technology. The organization has 50,000 employees and more than […]

30th July 2020

Success Stories, Webinars

Why the C-suite need to care about data

A webinar to learn about the recent findings from two research papers on the major trends in data management for capital markets firms. Key discussion points include: • The business landscape impacting data management needs for both buy-side and sell-side firms • Major challenges in data management and architecture, with a focus on data silos […]

30th July 2020

Blogs

How Old Industries Can Learn New Technology Tricks

Established industries such as banks and healthcare can innovate with blockchain and big data. From hackathons to crowd-sourced code development, today’s technology can go from an idea to reality in a matter of hours. Think of it this way: It only took the developer of Angry Birds 53 attempts (or about nine months) to get it right. This […]

30th July 2020

Blogs

Data Management in Capital Markets: An Ascending Priority

As an analyst at Aite Group, I frequently speak to business and technology leaders at capital markets firms to understand business strategy, the role that technology plays in that strategy, and the common challenges when striving for success. One of the talking points often brought up during my interviews is how far along the firm […]

30th July 2020

Blogs

Infrastructure Amidst Market Volatility – Part 2: A New Foundation

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a two-part series by leading global capital markets expert Larry Tabb. This article originally appeared on the InterSystems global website, and you can access it by clicking here. In part one, “A Strange and Uneasy Time,” we discussed how the volatility related to the COVID-19 pandemic put a strain on […]

30th July 2020

Blogs

Infrastructure Amidst Market Volatility – Part 1: A Strange and Uneasy Time

Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series by leading global capital markets expert Larry Tabb. This article was originally published on the InterSystems global website and can be accessed from here. It’s certainly a strange and uneasy time. Not only did COVID-19 force countries into lockdown, but also the combination of poor […]

30th July 2020

Blogs

Turbulent Markets: A Spark for Better Technology

The COVID-19 pandemic has sent markets into chaos. In fact, 2020 has been the most challenging period in the modern era for financial services and capital markets firms. But there’s hope. Through better technology, capital markets firms can find a beacon to weather this period of volatility. And the right technology can provide new insights, […]

30th July 2020

Podcast

How Data Bolsters the World’s Top Banks

Volatility has become the standard in stock markets across the world over the past several months. Ever since COVID-19 fired off an economic recession, capital markets firms have fought to stabilize their operations. But one key to success amid explosive markets lies within each organization: data. This week on Healthy Data, we host a discussion […]

25th July 2020

Blogs

How Capital Markets Firms Can Mitigate Risk in Periods of Uncertainty

This article, written by the Head of Financial Solutions at InterSystems, was first published on the InterSystems global website (link). Please watch the full webinar in which InterSystems takes a deep dive into the challenges facing capital markets firms and how they can mitigate risk, alongside a panel of other industry experts from Northern Trust, Westwood […]