Profile of Anne Rawland GabrielTechnology writer and marketing communications consultant
Member Since: 5/8/2014
Blog Posts: 51
Anne Rawland Gabriel is a technology writer and marketing communications consultant based in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. Among other projects, she's a regular contributor to UBM Tech's Bank Systems & Technology, Insurance & Technology and Wall Street & Technology print and online brands.
Articles by Anne Rawland Gabriel
A new TABB Group model demonstrates how revenue per employee can help mitigate high total technology spending costs.
A TABB Group report introduces "human capital" into a new TCO benchmarking model and discovers average spending on a capital markets front office employee tops $461,000 annually.
With no end to the data and information glut in sight, firms are seeking better ways to aggregate, analyze, and manage data to satisfy compliance and competitive demands.
Rob Lux takes the role of senior VP and CIO at Freddie Mac to modernize the institution and deliver new tools to benefit mortgage industry.
Veteran financial services CIO Marv Adams is making personalized client experiences the priority at TD Ameritrade.
In a recent study, reputational risk exceeded compliance as the top concern for financial services organizations with respect to social media.
Some say that Knightesque “flash trades” may result from a known behavior of many Java Virtual Machine solutions and at least one vendor announces a fix.
The trend is driven by the completion of post-crisis regulation deployments by U.S. asset managers while E.U. firms remain focused on implementing new regulations.
Not long ago adopting business process management technology was a leading-edge pursuit. Now, organizations like BNY Mellon Wealth Management are going beyond early initiatives to streamline operations further.
Once an enterprise solution only large organizations could afford, customer communications management is moving to the cloud and enabling accessibility for all.
Dubbed the "Most Social" CIO, Oliver Bussmann is transforming UBS into a more collaborative and innovative organization in his new role as global CIO.
James Gildersleeve, head of global front office and risk technology, ensured that technology platforms bolstered resilience at Citadel during and after the financial crisis.
With good technology talent hard to find, a wealth manager finds innovative ways to reward and retain employees.
Captrust Financial Advisors lays the foundation for future acquisitions by modernizing its order management system.
Vin Campagnoli seeks to make its platforms more adviser-centric by involving end users more frequently and earlier in the game.
Wall Street tech chiefs must hone a range of skills for leadership success.
For new Direct Edge CIO Saro Jahani, stability and low latency are the pillars of IT performance, and playing in the sandbox is serious business.
To successfully adopt real-time business intelligence, financial firms must consider these tips.
GAIN Capital adopts real-time analytics to evaluate its liquidity partners and manage under-performers on the fly.
Consider the following top five recommendations from Celent, Cornerstone Revolutions and AZA Capital Management experts for smoothly transitioning to a modern portfolio management platform.
While many RIAs still struggle with manual, outdated or disparate systems, firms such as AZA Capital Management are transitioning to integrated suite-based portfolio management solutions to improve productivity, reduce costs and enable growth.
Vanguard CTO and principal of global investment systems Carol Dow shares insights gained during the firm's multiyear transition to a global shared services IT model.
In addition to cloud technologies and virtualization, global firms such as Vanguard are leveraging advances in bandwidth and optimization technologies to consolidate international IT operations into a single organization and shared data center.
Determining how to handle today's data deluge may be tricky. Here are eight tips to get you started.
Boutique institutional brokerage Rosenblatt Securities outmaneuvers larger competitors by building a pioneering big data solution.
By adopting platforms that tightly integrate portfolio management, CRM, trading and other core investment processes, RIAs such as SEIA gain enterprise-class functionality that gives them more time to serve clients and fuel growth.
LotusGroup Advisors eliminates manual processes and grows assets under management with the help of cloud-based data management solutions.
To improve application code and reduce downtime, financial services firms such as Raymond James are turning to an emerging category of analytical tools to objectively measure quality and inform developers.
When Wells Fargo elected to adopt Wachovia's proprietary institutional retirement administration platform as a foundation for growth, Senior VP Jack Zaney made it so.
Innovation arises from thoughtfulness, argues Northern Trust's EVP of technology Peter A. Magrini, which is why he asks his staff to think and not just do.
American Portfolios begins its cloud journey with email archiving and compliance by LiveOffice.
To meet client demand for transparency and minimize risk, asset and wealth managers are dumping unweildy spreadsheets for technology that streamlines and automates report aggregation, including cloud-based, best-of-breed and in-house solutions.
The emergence of botnets and other off-the-shelf cyber-crime tools has transformed hacking into a point-and-click process.
As spreadsheets pile up and manual processes grow increasingly inefficient for managing governance, risk and compliance, automation tools are stepping out of the shadows to help.
With the financial industry still grappling to restore trust, Raymond James is reducing on-boarding delays to generate efficiencies and goodwill right out of the gate.
With quality and overhead concerns a thing of the past, Wall Street firms are building out their Internet Protocol infrastructures to leverage new capabilities enabled by the convergence of voice and data.
With investors decidedly shifting away from products and toward relationships, Merrill Lynch and other financial firms are adopting new types of real-time predictive analytics solutions to help them build stronger ties with clients.
By leveraging cost-effective cloud-based archiving solutions to ensure compliance, small financial services firms are gaining competitive advantage in the brave new world of social media.
Under CIO Larry Cohn's leadership, Baron Capital proves that small, agile organizations can compete with much larger firms based on wise and effective technology utilization.
What started as a relaunch of its outdated Investor Access client Web portal morphed into the transformative adoption of service-oriented architecture at Raymond James Financial Services.
As portfolio managers rethink risk management post-crisis, some are embracing three-dimensional portfolio modeling technology to improve diversification, reduce risk and appeal to investors.
During its enterprise content management deployment, Eaton Vance discovered the devil was in the user-interface details.
As Canadian firms prepare for new e-discovery rules, they can look to their U.S. counterparts for technology lessons.
Kleinwort Benson untangles decades of merger-driven redundancies by embracing business process management.
After nearly two decades of dire forecasts, some Wall Street firms are turning bullish on mainframe computers.
Storage area network technology can utilize any compatible server, allowing organizations to more effectively leverage IT spend.
Entitlement management technology gives Wachovia control over what users can do once they've passed through network security.
Application lifecycle management (ALM) tools are being adopted at Raymond James Financial to improve time to market time to market and reduce IT inefficiencies.
An affordable iSCSI storage area network can power enterprise-class business continuity.
Deploying a single sign-on solution streamlines Glenmede's operations and eliminates a mushrooming security risk.
Adopting an intrusion prevention system thwarts malware at T. Rowe Price and pleases SOX auditors.