Impact Makers partners with banks, credit unions, insurers and capital markets firms so they can realize digital innovation, harness data, and navigate the volatile post-COVID environment.
WHAT ARE THE BARRIERS TO SUCCESS?
The challenges facing FS firms today are numerous.
FS customers expect increased value from institutions’ products, digital platforms and service capabilities. Regulations – and bad actors – demand compliance and security diligence. New innovations disrupt traditional FS models. Technology solutions abound, yet choosing the right fit and integration approach is difficult.
WHAT DOES SUCCESS LOOK LIKE?
- Innovate fast with the right mix of new tech and legacy financial systems
- Navigate dynamic regulatory and IT security requirements
- Understand and exceed evolving customer expectations
- Secure systems from increasing cyber threats
- Harness data across the enterprise for business and customer value
- Capitalize on FinTech breakthroughs
HOW WE CAN HELP
- Enterprise Data Strategy
- Data Warehouse & big data – architect & build
- Risk Management
- IT & Cyber Security & Compliance
- IT Transformation (system modernization, process)
- DevOps Consulting
- IT Portfolio Optimization and Management
- Talent Management
- Organizational Design
- Cloud Infrastructure
- Cloud Solutions Consulting
- Agile Transformation
- Test Data Management
- Holistic Customer Experience Design (sales and service lifecycle)
- Digital Solutions
Financial Services : Our Thinking
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Birdies, Bogies, and Faster PaymentsAdvisory, Financial Services, Business Strategy Alignment, Financial Services
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