Sai Sireesh: Get Ready for Stress Testing using Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) Architecture!

Risk Managers are going to be busy with the fresh wave of stress testing requirements. Most financial institutions I have dealt with have an enterprise Risk EDW (datawarehouse) ranging a few terabytes (TB) to hundreds of terabytes for their banking book and/or trading book positions. Typically with the data volumes growing dramatically, ever so frequently…

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Jeff Jinnett: The Film “The Hurt Locker” as the “I Ching” for Today’s CIO

Quote from the film “You’ve Got Mail” (Tom Hanks as “Joe Fox” to Meg Ryan as “Kathleen Kelly” as she asks for advice as to how her small neighborhood book store can compete with a large national bookstore chain): “The Godfather is the I Ching. The Godfather is the sum of all wisdom. The Godfather…

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Sai Sireesh: Business Analytics at the Speed of Thought: The Next Game Changer!

I always look forward to interactions with Finance/Risk Microsoft Excel power users. Most times it’s a humbling experience as I come away learning something new about how innovatively they have stretched the capabilities of Excel. One of my earlier blogs speaks about the importance of self-serve in the Risk and Finance world. Well to extend…

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Council on Litigation Management (CLM) Annual Conference-a report from Jeff Jinnett

  On March 25th, I participated in a panel presentation entitled “The Evidence Lifecycle Management Standard for Early Case Assessment and Beyond” at the Council on Litigation Management (CLM) [1]  Annual Conference.  My panel was sponsored by WorkProducts, a key Microsoft partner offering solutions in the electronic discovery space [2].  Steve Lilley, the CEO of…

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