Research Reveals Poor Core Banking Systems Prevent European Banks from Bringing New Products to Market Quickly
London – May, 10, 2012: A new survey from Ovum, commissioned by Infosys, reveals that 75 percent of the European banks are still using outdated core banking systems, which is affecting their ability to accelerate growth. The research covered 65 C-level executives across European financial institutions and highlights that the lack of modern core banking systems is impacting the bank’s ability to meet changing customer demands quickly, and adapt to regulatory compliance mandates efficiently.
Key research findings include:
Outdated systems a barrier to innovation and compliance
Haragopal Mangipudi, Global Head – Finacle™, Infosys, says: “Compliance, innovation and speed to market are crucial for banks to succeed in the current market. Banks across Europe need to take action now if they are to address the issues highlighted in the report and remain competitive. Core banking systems are at the heart of any bank’s activity and adoption of modern systems should be reflected in the bank’s strategy to stay competitive.”
Daniel Mayo, practice leader, financial services technology, Ovum, says: “There is a clear disconnect between market needs and market capabilities when it comes to core banking systems. Many banks are trying to restore revenue and drive growth through better servicing and cross-selling to their existing customer base. While European banks with modern packaged systems have faith that they are equipped to tackle the challenges in the coming years, those using older core banking systems do not.”
A full report of the findings can be downloaded at: https://www.infosys.com/finacle/resources/industry-reports/Pages/index.aspx
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