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 2011
With so much emphasis on efficient operations, bank CIOs can lose sight of the importance of fostering innovation. A new book aims to give companies the tools they need to create an innovative culture.
What lessons and encouragement have shaped BS&T's Elite 8 executives? The 2011 honorees discuss their most profound influences and offer advice for aspiring technology leaders.
Technology innovation has been key to State Street Corp.'s success, according to chief innovation officer Madge Meyer -- and she's been willing to take some risks to prove it.
John Fiore, Bank of New York Mellon's EVP and CIO, is driving an IT transformation initiative that prioritizes innovation, continuous improvement and 'rock solid' performance.
CIO Rob Alexander's business background will help him execute on Capital One's growth strategy. But building an exceptional customer experience, he knows, requires a reliable IT infrastructure.
The successes and leadership approaches of BS&T's 2011 Elite 8 honorees reflect the impact that the late Apple co-founder had on the way we work, manage and use technology.
After a year where IT budgets grew (albeit modestly), will banks be spending less, more or about the same on technology in 2012? Let us know how your budget is shaping up by participating in a Bank Systems & Technology survey.
Whether they are bigger or smaller than in 2011, banks' 2012 IT budgets will have to address everything from compliance to core systems to customer experience. Tell us how your budget is shaping up by participating in a Bank Systems & Technology survey.
The banking industry survived, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, only to be confronted in 2008 with the challenges of the global financial crisis. Both events, along with some key technology developments, shaped the financial services industry in which we work today.
IBM acquires Algorithmics; deal is latest step in series of investments IBM has made in predictive analytics, increasingly used by financial institutions to improve risk management efforts.