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 September 2008
As SVP and CIO at First California Bank, Sara Pelaez has overseen multiple core systems conversions, enhanced architecture and is pursuing "green" computing strategies - all geared to supporting the bank's
As a lead partner in supporting First California Bank's aggressive growth strategy, Sara Pelaez has overseen more core systems conversions in four years than most CIOs handle in their careers.
Now in its fifth year, Bank Systems & Technology's annual report on banking's most innovative and effective technology executives has been expanded to profile eight outstanding bankers.
Monday mornings are becoming increasingly interesting for people in the financial services industry -- you never know what kind of news you're going to wake up to.
During a week when commentators seriously debated whether or not the United States financial services industry could survive, conversations I had at Sibos tended to be, if not optimistic, at least somewhat hopeful about some of the less-publicized trends in banking.
SmartStream partners with GigaSpaces to build scalability on demand for Transaction Lifecycle Management customers.
Microsoft and SWIFT sign Global Partnership Agreement, which aims to simplify SWIFTNet implementation for customers using Microsoft technology.
BNP Paribas selects Pegasystems' PegaRULES Process Commander Platform to improve loan origination, workflow and transparency.
ACI to optimize integrated wholesale payments solution using IBM Payments Frameworkand System z platform.
SunTec relation-based loyalty solution helps banks develop loyalty-based rewards and dynamic pricing offerings.
Oracle Financial Services FLEXCUBE Messaging Hub adds SEPA Direct Debit Module, and receives SWIFTReady SEPA label.
The raw, rainy weather in Vienna serves as a metaphor for the bleak feelings of many attendees at this year's Sibos payments conference, which is taking place during what is commonly being called a meltdown, crisis, or, as Martin Wolf, chief economics editor of the Financial Times, described it when he kicked off Monday's opening session, "an extraordinary moment in financial history."
Postbank payments transaction subsidiary deploys SAP Payments Engine to gain end-to-end capabilities.
Private banking firm LODH gains visibility across high-risk exception items using Checkfree's Reconciliation & Exception Management solution.
Sterling Commerce's integration gateway
offers point-and-click configuration within rules-based architecture.
Sun's Open Suite for SWIFT is an end-to-end software and hardware infrastructure solution aims to facilitate SWIFTNet integration.
Good morning from Vienna -- I'm here to attend the Sibos payments conference, which opens this morning (Monday, Sept. 15).
The sad news of the death earlier this month of Michael Hammer, the author, professor and analyst who made the concept of reengineering famous, caused me to reflect on how far organizations have come -- and how far they have to go -- in terms of standards of operating excellence. Today reengineering is a term and concept