Tracks and Sessions

Analytics and Data 

Exploring the Future in FinTech and Global Banking

In a fast-paced, data-driven market, the determination between winners and losers has become a race to insight. Insight about market trends, insight about customer practices and patterns, and understanding the speed to insight is what drives the analytic and data consumption phenomenon that we’ll continue to experience for the foreseeable future. To understand market differentiation and market advantage, it’s important to understand the baseline strategies for analytics and data consumption available in Financial Services. Data strategy therefore drives analytics strategy.

Leadership will explore and collaborate with other Financial Services leaders, examining concepts and practices in managing analytics growth opportunities and management techniques that yield continuous insights into market trends.

Developers must access high-performance tools and advanced HPC and AI techniques that can accelerate analytic insights and thus translate into market growth, new revenue streams, and competitive advantages.

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Infrastructure Development

High Performance Infrastructures for High Performance Teams

Financial Services leaders are consistently challenged to increase ROI/ROIC using strategic technology acquisitions to adopt next-gen technology, while managing legacy applications and data gravity. Delivering hyperscale infrastructures has become the standard in Financial Services for high performance teams to excel and exceed expectations

Leadership must manage high performance infrastructure using portfolio management and key metrics to introduce agility and scale, without reengineering the supporting infrastructure. Leaders require the capability to manage complex infrastructures using key performance metrics, automation, and data availability in order to answer the challenge of high-performance service delivery.

Developers are challenged to address legacy and emergent technologies simultaneously. This session will delve into the techniques and strategies available to maximize development capabilities in an ecosystem of on-premise, hybrid, and cloud-based application development. A key focus will be placed on data migration and data movement, to address the gravity and the barrier that data introduces in a distributed applications high-performance environment.

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Security and Risk

Transforming Barriers into Market Catalysts

Financial Services is a multi-trillion-dollar market. Understanding risk management in a globalized economy means leveraging innovative strategies and techniques to identify risks and transform them into opportunities. Analytics insights and High Performance Computing are tools that establish new barriers of entry and supply competitive advantages in the global Financial Services market.

Leadership will explore how risk and reward can be assessed, monitored, and managed by leveraging the latest advances in cybersecurity, cloud technologies, and low-latency data to deliver experiences and solutions that drive market growth and differentiation of revenue. An exploration of the risk and reward in HPC will be discussed during this session.

Developers need to collaborate on the latest tools and advancements in risk management applications and code development. Capturing risk at the coding phase is now a key component for successful delivery of next-gen applications and solutions for the Financial Services market.

Crypto Innovation in a Highly Regulated Environment

Meeting the Demands of Digital Consumers

Disruptive technologies such as cryptocurrencies, IoT, streaming analytics, etc. require a thorough understanding of regulatory oversight and regulatory mandates, in order to ensure that these technologies eliminate risk and drive opportunities for Financial Services.

Leadership will explore how risk and reward can be assessed, monitored, and managed by leveraging the latest advances in cybersecurity, cloud technologies, and low-latency data to deliver experiences and solutions that drive market growth and differentiation of revenue. An exploration of the risk and reward in HPC will be discussed during this session.

Developers need to collaborate on the latest tools and advancements in risk management applications and code development. Capturing risk at the coding phase is now a key component for successful delivery of next-gen applications and solutions for the Financial Services market.

Morning Keynote

New Revenue Models Emerging from Legacy Banking

Disruptive technologies such as cryptocurrencies, IoT, streaming analytics, etc. require a thorough understanding of regulatory oversight and regulatory mandates, in order to ensure that these technologies eliminate risk and drive opportunities for Financial Services.

Afternoon Keynote

Open Banking: A Disruptor or An Accelerator?

Over recent years, open banking has introduced new disruptions and new opportunities for capital markets globally. The success of open banking points to the development and execution of emerging value networks that accelerate time-to-market, high performance financial transactions, and new ecosystem-driven business models. Open banking has created the opportunity for data monetization at a global scale, as well as new strategic partnerships aimed at delivering data-driven digital services as the new customer retention and acquisition model.

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