Is CSD migration to T2S the end of the start of post trade transformation ?

From our senior consultant, Laura "Having several years of experience on major projects impacting the European financial market, working on the Target 2 Securities (T2S) adaptation program of a major CSD was a challenge not to be missed," Laura Let’s step back a moment and look at the origin of this ambitious vision in the [...]

May 30th, 2016|

What is the added value of quality assurance in managing large and complex projects ?

From our consultant, Charles One may think that Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) are similar functions. It is not the case: QC is product-oriented and concerns defect identification. QA rather aims at checking if the product or service being developed will meet the established standards of quality (including reliability, usability and performance). To [...]

May 4th, 2016|

Why taking care of the enterprise business architecture is paramount ?

Philippe, managing consultant in enterprise business architecture: Financial service providers face massive constraints from their intricate legacy processes and systems after years or sometimes decades of incremental enhancements and they need to factor in substantial uncertainties on the technology, regulatory and competitive fronts. They need to re-engineer their business architectures and internal processes, but strive to align [...]

April 20th, 2016|