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Banking Architecture - Driving Value with Simplicity

On their journey towards a truly digital transformation, many banks stumble upon the barrier of outdated banking architecture. As Tom Groenfeldt, contributor to Forbes, says, "When 40-year old legacy banking systems meet the two-month old iPhone 6, the results aren't pretty." Banks are now looking for ways to bypass this barrier to keep up with the latest crop competitors and offer contextual customer experiences.

Technology Trends Reshaping Banking in 2017

In the past few years there has been rapid evolution and adoption of digital technology that is disrupting established banking business. But digitization has also thrown open significant number of opportunities for banks to deliver sophisticated customer experience, smarter decisions and operational excellence. We believe that banks need to implement a bold and comprehensive "Truly Digital" transformation strategy to succeed in 2017; and we have identified six technology trends that banks need to address in 2017 to be #TrulyDigital:

  • Unleashing innovation with open APIs and open banking
  • Banking in cloud-fi­rst strategy
  • Blockchain: The race to production begins
  • AI - your sci-fi­ movie imagination is turning into a reality
  • More things to bank on
  • Banking Architecture - driving value with simplicity
You can read in detail about the top trends reshaping banking here.

Banking in Cloud-First Strategy

Cloud first strategy is no longer a pipe dream, but a reality. Banks are still coming around to the idea that with the digital disruption of business models, the new open ecosystem will be banking on the cloud. Cloud will be the biggest driver for technologies that are currently changing the face of business - - blockchain, artificial intelligence (AI), open APIs, server - less computing, IoT etc. Progressive banks will move beyond non-mission-critical systems on cloud to supporting production workloads on the cloud.

The human side of the cloud

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Cloud computing is more than just a technology; it's a model for disruptive business transformation. And like any business transformation endeavor, it has to be supported by some fundamental realignment in organization structures, processes and even culture.

Catering to Customers on the Cloud

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Capital is expensive, compliance is exacting, competition is intense and customer dynamics have changed - that, in brief, is the 'New Normal' in banking. As the pressure on margins and profitability mounts, banks will have to review and streamline existing operating structures to increase efficiency and productivity. Most importantly, being customer-centric is now more compulsion than choice in the new order of things. 

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