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Content tagged with Management Strategies posted in September 2011
Authors of "Breaking Away: How Great Leaders Create Innovation That Drives Sustainable Growth -- And Why Others Fail" Seek to Demystify Innovation
Commentary  |  9/29/2011
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.
Advice for Aspiring Technology Leaders
News  |  9/29/2011
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.
2010's Elite 8 Honorees: Where Are They Now
Slideshows  |  9/29/2011
The recent economic turmoil and a tougher regulatory environment continue to challenge bank technology executives, who must work to improve the customer experience while cutting costs and boosting efficiencies in order to remain competitive. Bank Systems & Technology checked in with the 2010 Elite 8 honorees to see how today's challenges have changed their responsibilities and their banks' focus over the past year.
CIO Michael Harte Prepares Commonwealth Bank of Australia to Compete with Internet Giants
News  |  9/29/2011
As Group Executive, Enterprise Services, and CIO of Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Michael Harte prepares the 100-year-old institution to compete with the largest Internet firms in the world.
Aman Narain on Standard Chartered's Custom-Built Internet and Mobile Bank
News  |  9/29/2011
Global Head of Online and Mobile Banking Aman Narain scored a hit in 30 countries with Standard Chartered's custom-built Internet and mobile bank.
CIO Helen Cousins Transforms Lincoln Trust's Tech Department Using Business-First Philosophy
News  |  9/29/2011
EVP and CIO Helen Cousins' business-first philosophy has transformed Lincoln Trust's technology department into an award-winning creator of holistic business solutions.
Chief Innovation Officer Madge Meyer Points to Tech as a Key to State Street's Success
News  |  9/29/2011
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.
CIO John Fiore Leads IT Transformation Initiative at Bank of New York Mellon
News  |  9/29/2011
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.
Woodforest National Bank CTO Richard Ferrara: Using Virtualization to Hurricane-Proof
News  |  9/29/2011
Woodforest National Bank CTO Richard Ferrara has a track record of envisioning how new technologies, like virtualization, can be a means to achieve other goals rather than an end in and of themselves.
CIO Rob Alexander Helps Execute Capital One's Growth Strategy
News  |  9/29/2011
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.
CIO/CTO Ghan Desai Leverages Open Source at Team Capital Bank
News  |  9/29/2011
A developer at heart, Team Capital Bank EVP and CIO/CTO Ghan Desai takes a hands-on approach to technology development while taking advantage of free, open source solutions.
'Think Different' -- How Steve Jobs Influenced the Role of Bank CIO
Commentary  |  9/29/2011
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.
More Than 200 Credit Unions Choose DocuSign
News  |  9/28/2011
Several credit unions across the country have decided to use DocuSign for their electronic signature solution.
What Are Banks' Biggest IT Budget Challenges for 2012?
Commentary  |  9/28/2011
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.
How Are You Navigating the 2012 Banking IT Budget Process?
Commentary  |  9/27/2011
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.
FinovateFall 2011 Recap, Day One
News  |  9/21/2011
Here's a quick recap of some of the highlights from the first day of FinovateFall 2011, a conference showcasing innovative financial technologies.
S1 Ends Fundtech Merger, Still Rebuffs ACI Offer
News  |  9/19/2011
S1 has agreed to end its merger agreement with Fundtech for $11.9 million, but says it's still not interested in a standing takeover offer from ACI.
Morgan Stanley Chairman Mack Steps Down
News  |  9/16/2011
John Mack leaves post as chairman of the board and will retire at the end of the year; he is replaced by CEO James P. Morgan
Retail Banks May Feel the Brunt of BofA Cuts
News  |  9/14/2011
Analysts say that the retail banking sector will likely take a hard hit as Project New BAC rolls out, and other banks will soon follow in Bank of America's footsteps.
CSC Acquires AppLabs
News  |  9/14/2011
The acquisition will enhance CSC's application testing capabilities in the financial services sector and beyond.
JP Morgan Chase Encourages Employees to Volunteer on Sept. 11
News  |  9/9/2011
The bank is observing the 10th anniversary of the tragedy by honoring those impacted with volunteer services and a memorial film screening.
Images From the JPMorgan Chase Booth at the Recent Martin Luther King Jr. Expo
Slideshows  |  9/8/2011
The project is a partnership between JPM Chase and the King family to digitize and preserve over a million documents from King's personal library, and from other leaders of the civil rights era.
Bank of America Announces Executive Reorganization
News  |  9/7/2011
Price and Krawcheck leave while Darnell and Montag are promoted to COOs in the bank's latest efforts to streamline operations as it grapples with losses.
IT Hiring Expected to Rise
News  |  9/7/2011
A new survey of 1,400 CIOs predicts a six percent growth in information tech jobs during the fourth quarter of 2011.
Big Data: Don’t Miss the Big Picture
Commentary  |  9/1/2011
To ensure that strategy delivers value, IT and business decision-makers need to collaborate on a holistic approach to data management.
BNY Mellon Replaces Chief Executive
News  |  9/1/2011
The longtime board member and current president, Gerald Hassell, has assumed the reigns as CEO.

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