Selecting real estate for financial services is all about location, location, location, isn’t it? Many firms are drawn towards established financial centers such as London or New York without considering other options. We compare recent reports on these two heavyweights, consider some key decision factors and propose that the right space could be as important […]
Data breaches and cyber security lead daily global headlines as more and more businesses fall victim to these cyber “snipers.” Businesses and public institutions need to take greater care, whatever their size or nature of their business.
A JP Reis team prepare a strategy document, sales-playbook and marketing collateral for a large tech firm.
One of the world’s largest investment banks called on us to migrate from multiple TDM platforms to Cisco IPT.
Investment banks are agreed that they have to do something about trade reconstruction – but where do you start?
A global bank was asked to produce call data for 24 custodians dating back 7 years. This totalled 300,000 individual call recordings with Libor irregularities being the cause.
A Tier 1 bank had a large amount of legacy voice data at a secure UK location. Data for the 16 custodians being investigated was not accurately tagged so the process of interrogating it was largely manual.
Modern scandals in financial services revolve around recorded data because, to misquote Fox Mulder, the truth is in there. When the recording medium is magnetic tape, however, the task of unearthing that truth can be Herculean in scale.
When you set up an energy trading business you need a corporate level of infrastructure; even with a head-count below five. JP Reis were approached to set up an office for a new energy trading firm that had three managers and an admin assistant.
Some companies talk about corporate social responsibility when referring to initiatives which are completely unrelated to core business activity. This doesn’t mean an initiative is bad but it may be a superficial “papering over the cracks” exercise that is far outweighed by the negative impact of a firm’s day to day operations.