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09 февраля 2015
Business processes of a bank and a microfinance institution are sufficiently alike in general. There is a place for competition even for personnel. The corporate group "Bistrodengi" shows significant growth: geographical expansion, increase in the number of workers, technological development. The
29 октября 2014
Both small and large companies need to interact with their customers, yet small companies could manage this without any special software, while large companies would find such software vital. Banks particularly need CRM systems, since front-office employees process the majority
29 октября 2014
For organizations whose business is highly dependent on IT services, a disruption in the availability of services or a breach of the confidentiality and integrity of information processed is fraught with significant financial losses. For these companies, a crucial factor is the speed with which information
29 октября 2014
Discussions about the reasons that make an employee a source of problems, i.e. an insider, are quite frequent today. Everything to do with people and their motives is always interesting, but there is an area where the problem of insiders can be resolved without going deep into the psychology of the
29 октября 2014
The technologies, used to build up IT systems protection, need to keep up with organizational measures, incentives and awareness programs at banks. The human factor, including lack of attention, breach of "inconvenient" regulations, might open up a path for confidential information
29 октября 2014
188 The risk management agenda is becoming particularly important, whenever banks tend to suffer from some unfavorable factors, such as, primarily, higher regulatory and supervisory controls, loss of traditional income drivers, higher rates of fraud events, reputation risks. RISK MANAGEMENT AS SUCCESS FACTOR
29 октября 2014
HOST Group of Companies has launched a new product – "Big Retail!" for the operations of the bank's front office. Andrey ZAVADA, Regional Development Director at HOST Group of Companies talks with NBJ about ways to release
29 октября 2014
Despite the financial hardships that many banks are facing today due to deterioration in the general economic situation in the country, interest in rebranding remains strong among financial institutions. Why is it so, what criteria are used by banks in selecting contractors and partners to implement
29 октября 2014
There are a lot of reasons, which induce credit organizations to resort to the rebranding procedure. Since 2015 TCS Bank will be renamed into Tinkoff Bank, whereas the current name reflects only a part of the credit organization’s functional. For Ellips Bank rebranding is not so much a wish as a need to escape from
29 октября 2014
Vladimir KONONOV, Head of Sales and Marketing, United Card Services, told us about the specifics and prospects of trade acquiring. NBJ: Vladimir, what do you think of the current state of trade acquiring in Russia? V. KONONOV:  International experience shows that it other countries,
29 октября 2014
Turnkey outsourcing solutions involving merchant acquiring and card processing services for credit institutions is not new and unknown to the Russian financial market.  However, banks still predominantly choose to develop this business line on their own. Experts believe acquiring and processing to be inseparable
29 октября 2014
Current conditions in the Russian insurance market are rather controversial – the number of insurers decreases, while the rest of them experience stable performance and increasing total capital, as experts say. The governmental regulations on insurance have become stricter, with the competition growing
29 октября 2014
Today you will rarely come across a financial institution which is developing only one credit product. Nevertheless, there are such institutions, and the Housing Finance Bank is one of them. As far back as 20 years ago, at its very inception, it made a stake on the development of mortgage. In an
29 октября 2014
August this year marks 13 years since the Federal Law "On Countering the Legalization of Criminal Proceeds and the Financing of Terrorism" was passed. But, as experts say, huge amounts of "black" and "grey" money still pass through bank channels. In
29 октября 2014
Probably, many bankers, analysts and observers with nostalgia bring back to memory the period from 2000 till September 2008, when the news about conclusion of transactions on acquisition of Russian bank assets almost followed one another, and premiums to the capital of the acquired banks
22 октября 2014
On June 5-6, 2014 Kazan will be a host for the Annual All-Russian Conference IT&Security Forum 2014 devoted to innovations in the area of information technologies, information security and business solutions. Traditionally the forum visitors will see dozens of novelties in IT and IS areas from the leading
22 октября 2014
PRODUCTS In 2013 Diasoft continued to perform component strategy, which is implemented  in two software product lines: FLEXTERA and Diasoft FA#. Due to the advances in the development of new technologies capable to support the rapid development of business, the company became the fi rst Russian
22 октября 2014
The issues concerning bank cards issuing and acquiring, the development of a national payment system today is one of the most talked about topics in Russia. Software Product Line Manager Tieto Cards Parsla BETHERE told in NBJ interview about the risks for such processes and