Open-source software grants its users a degree of accessibility that is not possible through its proprietary counterpart. Open-source codes are published publicly for all who wish to study and manipulate them, whereas proprietary software keeps users more restricted, inside hard, iron-clad lines.
Promethium Subsidiary Receives First FINRA-Approved Digital Asset Custodianship
Promethium Ember Capital, (“PEC”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Promethium, has become the first digital asset custody provider to come under federal regulation. PEC was approved as a special purpose broker-dealer (“SPBD”) for digital asset securities. The approval allows Promethium to custody digital asset securities on behalf of both retail and institutional clients. The significance […]
3 Ways Financial Services Institutions Can Reap the Benefits of a Data-Driven Mindset
Given that 81.5% of Americans are considered “fully banked,” many opportunities exist for financial services institutions to take advantage of the vast amount of customer data they possess. Here are three ways financial services institutions can reap the benefits of a data-driven mindset. 1. Improved Productivity & Efficiency. Institutions that prioritize their data will realize […]
The Digitization of Supply Chain Management
As proposed by the World Economic Forum as well as Harvard University, a fourth Industrial Revolution, aka Industry 4.0, is starting.
Industry 4.0 enables companies, governments, and public sector agencies to use innovative digital technologies, smart automation, and advanced analytics to transform operating processes. This blending of technologies combines the physical and digital (“phygital”) worlds, enabling unique and positive industry improvements and impacts.
The path to Industry 4.0 is powered by pervasive connectivity, cloud computing, and enriched data. It requires high-performance, secure networks that can integrate with legacy environments to support critical processes with 24/7 availability, high speed, and very fast responsiveness. These networks have the capability to connect all systems and machines, people, and business processes and offer deep data insights that will enable agile, proactive operations.
Perficient to Present with BNY Mellon at the North American Financial Information Summit (NAFIS)
Perficient is proud to sponsor the upcoming North American Financial Information Summit (NAFIS), taking place on May 16th, 2023. NAFIS is the largest North American data conference for banks and asset managers looking to the future of data in financial services. Registration is FREE if you work for a bank, asset manager, financial investor, fund […]
Personalized Marketing: What Banking Customers Really Want
The Landscape According to Forbes Advisor: 2022 Digital Banking Survey, as of 2022, 78% of adults in the U.S. prefer to bank via a mobile app or website. That’s a whole lot of consumers, all of whom come with unique expectations, needs, and data. And those consumers desire digital experiences that are personalized and meaningful. […]
Avoiding Client Remediation With RCSA (Part 3 of 3)
In our first blog in this series, Getting Started With Client Remediation (Part 1 of 3), we discussed how to get a client remediation program started, what levels of an organization should be involved in the client remediation program, and how ultimately positive outcomes, such as lower risks, improved technology, and risk monitoring, may result from […]
Go Where No Operations Department Has Gone Before – Instant Settlement
Captain/Trader Kirk is on the bridge making multiple trades in multiple asset classes with his Klingon counterparty. Spock is in the middle office, reviewing trades, and determining that they’re entirely logical, Captain. Meanwhile, with both normal and extended settlement, initial and variation margins flow in and out of the bank as if the cash was […]
Cloud Takes Center Stage at 2023 Bank Automation Summit
Recently, I attended the 2023 Bank Automation Summit, where one of the significant topics of discussion was how banks navigate their transition to the cloud. The “cloud” refers to a global network of servers, each with a unique function, that works in tandem to enable users to access files stored within from any approved device. […]
When “Buzz the Tower” Does Not Mean to Get into an F-14
Readers of a certain age will remember when Maverick, played by Tom Cruise, in Top Gun told Goose that it was time to“Buzz the Tower,” which meant the fighter pilots had to execute a low fly-by passing very close to the control tower at high speeds. The officer spilled his coffee over himself because of […]
Examining “Britcoin”: Will a Digital Pint Be a Digital Pound the Earth Around?
At sea level, one US liquid pint of water weighs 1.04318 pounds (16.6909 oz), which gives rise to a popular saying: “A pint’s a pound, the world around.” While the recent bank failures of Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank have many US congressmen and citizens wondering about the future of cryptocurrencies, across the pond, […]
7 Possible Causes of SVB Failure and Predicting the Impact on Regulatory Reporting
Recent headlines have highlighted the failure of SVB Financial Group, the parent company of Silicon Valley Bank (“SVB”). To help both current and future clients, using publicly available financial records of SVB, including the last two annual reports and every 10-Ks and 10-Q filed this decade, a team of Perficient team members from around the […]