Contemporary and cutting edge IT solutions for today’s financial services challenges. Disruptive technologies, time-to-market, ever demanding business needs, budget constraints are all daily issues.
IT Department Transformation
Created a target operating model and managed journey towards that. Established Agile way of working and team model related to that. Trained and enabled IT leadership and staff on Agile. Coached and mentored IT and business teams on Agile adoption
“Efficient and cost-effective business transformation. Changing ways of working to make business more efficient and cost-effective. Solutions for today’s financial services challenges. “
Agile Steps on the 1,000 Mile Journey
“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step…but it helps if it’s bold and in the right direction!” The insurance industry is at an inflection point – the digital challenge and changing needs of a younger generation mean that insurers need to adapt quickly to the demands of tomorrow’s customers or risk […]
Initial Margin Regulation for the Buy-side
Summary The regulatory requirements for Initial Margin (“IM”) segregation, linked to non-cleared derivatives, came into force in 2016. The phased implementation schedule first affected those most active in the OTC market, followed by a greater and more diverse range of counterparties. Of the five waves scheduled, Waves 1 and 2 are complete, involving mostly sell-side […]
The BPA Collateral Conundrum
“Does the drive to collateralise more bulk annuity transactions lead to suboptimal outcomes for customers, pension trustees and insurers?” Bulk purchase annuity (“BPA”) business has grown significantly in the last 5 years, driven recently by pension reforms enacted in 2014 that had a significant impact on the individual annuity market. Recent market data shows that […]
Increased collaboration using DevOps
Helped set up environment and eco system for DevOps Value stream approach for alignment with multiple stakeholders. Continuous assistance and coaching in DevOps and Agile culture and practice. Provided directional, advisory, practitioner and change agent role in driving DevOps transformation including organisation change management.