Profile of Kathy BurgerEditorial Director
Member Since: 7/1/2014
Blog Posts: 396
Katherine Burger is Editorial Director of Bank Systems & Technology and Insurance & Technology, members of UBM TechWeb's InformationWeek Financial Services. She assumed leadership of Bank Systems & Technology in 2003 and of Insurance & Technology in 1991. In addition to directing the editorial strategy of both brands, Kathy is charged with the creation and development of new products, editorial supplements, special publications and live and online events including BS&T's Executive Summit, I&T's Executive Summit, Webcasts, live custom events and executive roundtables. Kathy is a frequent speaker/moderator at financial services industry conferences, and also has presented at a number of technology company user group and sales force events, as well as numerous Webcasts sponsored by industry leaders. She is a graduate of Carleton College.
Articles by Kathy Burger
posted in August 2007
NOTE: This blog was written in conjunction with the 2007 Gartner Financial Services Technology Summit held in New York City from Aug. 27-29.
It was too bad that Michael Oxley, former U.S. congressman, co-author of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and currently Vice Chairman of the NASDAQ and Advocate for Corporate Accountability, didn't take any
Brenda Rideout, CIO and senior vice president information technology at Toronto-based ING DIRECT, says that as an enabler to the business IT is focused on making sure its products are simple and can be automated. She discusses how this has been accomplished through development of an architecture that embraced SOA principles
As CIO of the first ING DIRECT, Brenda Rideout focuses on automation and architecture to simplify banking for the Canadian institution's customers.
The six executives recognized as Bank Systems & Technology's "Banking's Most Innovative CIOs 2007" apply a range of technical and leadership skills to help their banks perform more competitively and profitably.
Banks that seek competitive advantage through technology innovation, such as implementation of Web 2.0 technologies such as blogs and wikis, must balance the risks with the marketing opportunities.
It's not often that I open up my email in-box and my first thought is, "Wow" -- but that was my reaction this morning when I saw the announcement that Fiserv is buying CheckFree in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $4.4 billion. These big deals always come as something of a surprise, even when there's been speculation about the status or future of the players.