Articles

29 Dec 'C' is for Compliance and the Cloud

The role of cloud computing in reducing financial industry operating costs and the near future for the combination of the cloud and GRC software solutions Co-Written by Idan Keret and Jim Brown, Matrix-IFS   In a previous article, I focused on the area of automation and structure of...

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20 Dec Would your project survive an Audit?

Written by Margie Alfano, Matrix-IFS Here’s a critically important question to all Program Managers, Project Managers, and Leads:   Would your project survive an Audit? Project Managers can be a thorn in the side for most project participants. Everyone at some point in time has said “What do they...

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10 Dec Addressing The E-COMMUNICATION Surveillance Challenge

Written By, David Grinholz, Capital Markets Practice Lead, Matrix-IFS New regulations require organizations to take a more proactive approach to surveillance, both in terms of technology and in terms of the methodology, skills, and knowledge needed to establish adequate surveillance capabilities. Regulators including the Securities and Exchange...

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01 Dec Driving Down the Cost of Compliance

For a long time, financial institutions have been struggling with the need to achieve profit and growth targets while meeting increasingly complex and stringent risk management and compliance targets. This challenge isn’t new but when we combine these historical goals with direct pressures to reduce...

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26 Nov Operational Optimization

Written by James Mitrovich, Matrix-IFS Over the past decade, financial service firms have been tasked with addressing increased regulatory burden, while still working within the constraints of operational spending. Traditional firms have built large broker surveillance compliance operations that are approaching unsustainability, and Fintech firms are...

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10 Nov Intro to Blockchains

Written by, John Grannis, Matrix-IFS You’ve probably heard of the terms “Bitcoin” and “blockchain technology” before but may not know what they mean. Well you may want to start doing your research because this technology is about to change the world as we know it. In...

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