News Analysis for BFSI
August reveals extent of global economic slowdown
August was a month of economic gloom, with reports of slowdown in China and increased instability in Europe. Rising expectations of Greece’s expulsion from the Eurozone and difficulties arising in Spain have further compounded economic uncertainties.
Marble vaults are not enough to de-risk banks anymore
by Andy Evans, CEO at Xactium
Dr. Andy Evans, CEO at Xactium looks at how the current banking crisis can be mitigated against in the future with the adoption of effective risk management solutions and the removal of outdated technology.
Global Sourcing – a finger on the pulse
Everest, the international research institute, has recently released its 2009 Q1 Market Vista report. This report gives an overview of the global sourcing industry and highlights in particular the transaction trends within the outsourcing world. sourcingfocus.com takes a closer look at the report’s findings and explores just where the outsourcing market is heading.
Credit crunch drives financial services outsourcing demand, says MCA
A new report from the Management Consultancies Association (MCA) based on a survey of British Bankers’ Association (BBA) members, has found that the credit crunch will drive a new wave of outsourcing and offshoring in financial services.
Global sourcing on the rise, says PricewaterhouseCoopers
Global sourcing in the retail and consumer sector is thriving, but many companies are not particularly clear on their cost savings nor are they confident of product safety and other risks, according to a survey launched today by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).