IBM United Kingdom Limited

IBM is a globally integrated enterprise operating in over 170 countries. IBM United Kingdom's history began on November 19, 1951 and today IBM UK has around 20,000 employees, bringing innovative solutions to a diverse client base to help solve some of their toughest business challenges. In addition to being the world's largest IT and consulting services company, IBM is a global business and technology leader, innovating in research and development to shape the future of society at large. IBM's prized research, development and technical talent around the world partner with governments, corporations, thinkers and doers on ground breaking real world problems to help make the world work better and build a smarter planet. IBM's papers cover the following topics: - Virtualisation - Information infrastructure and management - Systems management - Requirements management - Security - Financials - CIO leadership

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Using market and credit risk analytics to strengthen performance

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

The global credit crisis of 2007 caused extreme volatility within the financial system and exposed weaknesses within risk management practices. This white paper reviews the various steps banks are taking to improve their risk management techniques, looking at the benefits and pitfalls of each.

Category: Risk Systems | Published: 09 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 21

How can investment banks use grid technology?

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

This white paper looks at how grid technology in banking has moved from a specialist tool to an invaluable resource implemented by most investment banks. It analyses how grid technology is being used and the new developments that will help you plan and define your grid strategy for the next decade.

Category: Risk Systems | Published: 07 May 2013 | Type: White Paper

Rating: + 2

Adopting risk-management processes

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

Research indicates that more and more businesses will adopt a holistic approach to risk management as they deal with growing economic uncertainty. Read this paper to learn how to establish a comprehensive risk management strategy that encompasses policies for overcoming each of these issues.

Category: Enterprise Risk Management | Published: 14 May 2012 | Type: White Paper

Financial statement reporting - integrated financial close management

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

Collaboratively manage financial consolidations, reconciliation management, continuous controls and external reporting, all in one solution. Improve efficiency and reduce risk with an integrated financial close management platform.

Category: Risk Systems | Published: 08 February 2012 | Type: White Paper

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Move annual reporting into the 21st century

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

Despite being so important, the process to create the Annual Report is still stuck in the middle ages, with companies using a time consuming and error prone manual approach. This paper discusses the issues/risks involved and the solutions available for an automated approach to producing vital report... view abstract

Category: Compliance | Published: 19 January 2012 | Type: White Paper

The benefits: automating external reporting procedures

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

Organisations typically face a number of challenges in the completion of the external financial reports. Automating the external reporting process can lead to the following benefits: Reduced personnel costs, Lower external costs, Reduced risk and Reduced cycle time. Read on to find out more.

Category: Compliance | Published: 05 January 2012 | Type: White Paper

Efficiency matters - automating routine tasks in finance

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

This white paper looks at how its time to build the "last mile" with integrity of reporting, assured compliance and insightful analytics allowing the most successful organisations to utilise all their resources to make the best business decisions.

Category: Compliance | Published: 14 December 2011 | Type: White Paper

The key challenges of server virtualisation

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

Given the rapid growth in the number of virtual machines being deployed, it’s no surprise that scalability, performance, and the overall volume of storage capacity have been identified as key challenges.

Category: Risk Systems | Published: 24 November 2011 | Type: White Paper

The top 4 motivations for software security

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

This paper describes four motivating factors for improved software security, and it concludes with an overview of the evolution of software vulnerability that can help you understand your own security challenges.

Category: Technology Systems and Software | Published: 07 March 2011 | Type: White Paper

Solvency II - enabling transformation through regulation

Company:IBM United Kingdom Limited

Solvency II will come into force in the UK on October 31, 2012, building on the original Basel II three pillar approach. This white paper discusses the affect on insurance companies with a view to helping those organisations understand and prepare the change.

Category: Solvency II | Published: 01 August 2009 | Type: White Paper