Mobile consumers will be the "disruptors" in the financial services market by increasing their use of purpose-built apps that provide focused value, while minimizing their interactions with their primary institution, predicts market research firm IDC.
Boston-based financial services firm State Street Corp. spends up to one-fourth of its operating budget on IT, and yet the price of hardware is outpacing its need for data center gear, reports Jon
Technology has always been important in the financial services sector, but it is becoming an increasingly vital differentiator for banks these days, according to Avid Modjtabai, CIO at Wells Fargo (
One of the seismic shifts underway in enterprise technology involves a growing number of business units taking on IT-related tasks independent of the IT team. Increasingly, software tools are being
While there has been a lot of bad news in the IT arena since the recession began, job prospects for CIOs, CTOs and IT managers are improving in many sectors of the economy, according to an article in
Looking for a job? One approach is to use professional online networks like Xing and LinkedIn. Traffic on the world's top professional web networks has surged since the financial crisis started.
The economy is in bad shape--very bad shape. That means job worries all around, and IT workers are not immune. The Corporate Executive Board in Washington, DC surveyed 50 CIOs, and nearly 25 percent
Financial services IT may be the next sector to face cutbacks in the volatile economic climate that has already taken down Bear Stearns. Analysts anticipate the overall IT spending in the financial
The CIO's job is definitely changing. Hardly a week can go by without us hearing about another line of responsibility being added, either formally or informally, to the position. In the latest
IBM is planning to take a page from Google to bring better information and programming from remote locations to consumers. It's the latest chapter in Big Blue's efforts to capture more corporate