11 Jun. TDWI: Real-time BI: A Banking Perspective
Real-time business intelligence and analytics have been steadily gaining importance in the banking industry over the last few months. This article evaluates the need for real-time BI from a banking perspective and its edge over traditional BI.Read more.
06 Jun. DCB Bank takes iCreate's Biz$core Centrum RBI Reporting solution
DCB Bank has selected iCreate’s Biz$core Centrum RBI Automated Data Flow (ADF) Solution as part of the Bank’s Governance Risk and Compliance strategy. DCB Bank required a solution that could help automate and expedite it’s regulatory returns submission in templates prescribed by the regulator.Read more.
01 Jun. Pre-built Banking BI and Analytics, helping banks stay ahead of the curve
"The banking decision sciences market is also evolving with a noticeable shift towards the pre-built Business Intelligence and Analytics solutions space with banks seeking ready-to-deploy solutions for specific functions, with solutions having significantly lower implementation times and measurable ROIs.", says Vivek Subramanyam, CEO iCreate in an exclusive interview with CIO East Africa. Read the interview on page 13 and view our advertisement on page 11.Read more.
25 May. iCreate announces Integrated Risk Management and Compliance Reporting Suite in accordance with the Central Bank of the UAE guidelines
iCreate has launched an integrated Compliance and Risk Management Pack for banks in the UAE that is compliant with the Central Bank of the UAE requirements. Biz$core Compliance and Risk Management Pack provides banks with a versatile solution to effectively address their Risk/Compliance Management and Compliance Reporting challenges.Read more.
14 May. iCreate Joins Hands With Fortune Technology Solutions LLC
iCreate Software has partnered with Sultanate of Oman's leading Software Development & System Integrator, Fortune Technology Solutions LLC. The confluence of iCreate and Fortune will now help address the growing need for a pre-built, ready to deploy banking decision enablement solutions for Oman's discerning banking sector.Read more.
25 Apr. Business Intelligence (BI) & Analytics Market in India 2013
Part of Netscribes' IT & ITeS series reports and available now on the largest research source ResearchandMarkets.com, the ‘BI & Analytics Market in India 2013' report mentions iCreate in the competitive benchmarking of top players. Read more.
15 Apr. CIO East Africa. BI for Banks
As banks scale, the volume of data within each department increases manifold with complexities emerging around the usage of this unstructured data. The unstructured data only continues to snowball and
remains practically impossible to decipher without the existence of smart systems that can organise, extract data and derive actionable insights that helps in decision making. See our latest interview (page 40) in Kenya’s leading business magazine’s special focus issue on BI. Read more.
08 Apr. The Saudi Investment Bank opts for iCreate's solution
Leading financial institution, The Saudi Investment Bank (SAIB) announced the selection of iCreate's Biz$core Fintellix Decision Enablement Solution as a comprehensive platform to enable the bank's DW/BI strategy. On the threshold of the next level of growth, SAIB required an enterprise-grade innovation that could address its tactical business and compliance challenges as well as augment their strategic decision making capability. Read more.
05 Mar. How a much needed niche banking product was born – The iCreate story
India's leading platform for entrepreneurs, ProductNation, recently caught up with iCreate's co-founder Naren Santhanam on what went in to the making of a successful product. The iCreate idea was based on the founders expertise with the functional nature of systems that banks used and the vision to create a banking-specific decision enablement product. Read more.
28 Feb. 10 Boutique Analytics Firms in India You Wish You Worked For
Analytics India Magazine (AIM) serves the needs of Analytics professions and provides a focal point for all information related to analytics from the Indian context. It is a web-based magazine to promote, nourish and collect; ideas and thoughts on Analytics practice. iCreate was recently listed as one of the ten boutique analytics firms one wished to work for. Read more.
28 Feb. The science behind enabling Banking decisions
Vivek Subramanyam, CEO, iCreate Software, shares his perspectives with Vietnam's leading business journal, Almanac, on why and how a pre-built, banking-specific decision enablement solution can help Vietnam's banks address some of their vexing information management challenges, and also dramatically improve their top and bottom lines. Read more.
26 Feb. Streamlining BI Projects: How a Techno-Functional expert can help
IT and business users have rarely maximized their work together on BI and DW projects. A new position in your organization may be just the solution you need. As with any business-critical technology, DW/BI is a strategic investment organizations leverage to learn more about their operations and enhance forecasting, and there are several solution options that can provide the optimal blend of ROI and TCO. Read more.
25 Feb. iCreate Launches Biz$core Centrum for UAE Central Bank Reporting
iCreate has announced the launch of a pre-built solution Biz$core Centrum for UAE Central Bank reporting called which adopts a straight-through processing of information to ensure quality and timeliness of data with zero manual intervention. The launch ties with The Central Bank of the UAE's recent communication on the introduction of a 'new online Banking Return Formats (BRF) reporting system' which requires banks in the UAE to completely automate their returns / submissions. 39 forms were identified to be automated by 31 March 2013. Read more.
21 Feb. The Smart CEO: Nourishing Intelligence
BI and analytics is gaining strategic importance from corporates, especially banks, to make accurate decisions based on facts, rather than just data for smarter business development and better customer centricity. This has created a strong market for companies that develop BI software in India. Operating in such a space, iCreate has crossed several key milestones. Read more.
19 Feb. ChannelWorld. Top 50 Companies To Watch
The big and popular companies with their well-entrenched R&D manage to stay ahead of the tech curve by re-engineering their legacy solutions. Meanwhile, hordes of start-ups, aim to compete and usurp these tech giants. ChannelWorld has identified a selection of 50 companies, including iCreate, who hope to challenge the existing status quo. Read more.
24 Jan. South African banks attract global players
In an interview with IT Web, a leading technology news portal, Vivek Subramanyam, CEO iCreate asserts that South Africa's banking community has been an early adopter of advanced technologies and has always been ahead of the transition curve, be it adopting global banking best practices or the latest in financial technology. Read more.
22 Jan. Basel III. An Easy To Understand Summary
Chartis Research, a leading research and advisory services firm focused exclusively on the risk technology market recently published iCreate's paper on Basel III. This whitepaper explains the changes introduced in Basel III and explains the concepts with examples to increase understanding of the new guidelines and its impact on banks. Read more.
16 Jan. Basel I To Basel II. The Evolution of Risk Management Standards
Leading global research and advisory services firm, Chartis Research, recently published iCreate's paper on the evolution of risk management standards. The paper explains the nuances of Basel I and II and also delves into the changes introduced in Basel III and its impact on banks. Read more.
07 Jan. iCreate Software bets on banking intelligence and emerging markets
India's leading business daily, Business Standard in this piece discusses iCreate's journey from being an IT services provider to a global products company. While touching upon aspects such as iCreate's beginning, it's go-to-market strategy and the road ahead, the article highlights iCreate's innovative business model helping it make a mark in the banking analytics market. Read more.
19 Dec. Xin chào ngành ngân hàng Việt Nam! Banking decision sciences leader iCreate Software commences Vietnam operations in Ha Noi
iCreate has announced the opening of their Vietnam Regional Hub office in Ha Noi's upscale Hoan Kiem district. The new office will primarily house iCreate's customer engagement leadership and banking technology advisory members. Earlier this year, iCreate had established its Philippines Regional Hub office in Manila. Read more.
12 Dec. Economic Times: Sequoia Capital-led consortium invests Rs 50 crores
This is the second round of equity funding for the Bangalore-based venture that earlier raised funding of 15 crore from technology investor IDG Ventures, which also participated in this round. iCreate plans to use the funds to expand its product portfolio and enter new geographies. Read more.
30 Nov. Banking Payments Asia: Interview: Better navigation in a challenging environment
Technology keeps revolutionizing the retail banking industry, and data analytics seems to sit at its core. Given increasingly complex processes, organisational structures and regulations, business intelligence is becoming a vital tool for senior executives. Thomas Zink speaks to Vivek Subramanyam, CEO of iCreate. Read more.
28 Nov. Basel solution compliant with Central Bank of Egypt's Basel guidelines announced
iCreate announced its pre-built Basel solution Biz$core DRisk that caters to Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) reporting requirements under the Basel guidelines to help reduce complexity and non-compliance risk for banks. Read more.
23 Nov. Fintelekt chats up with iCreate's Chief Solution Evangelist
Banking and Insurance research specialist speaks with Ravi Raman about the short-to-medium term challenges facing Indian banks, on the efforts in the area of Basel, technologies which banks should be leveraging to increase revenue, have better cost efficiency, and enable timely and accurate regulatory reporting and how iCreate is contributing in making the Indian and global banking industry more efficient. Read more.
16 Nov. Frost & Sullivan: iCreate banking-focused reporting / analytics vendor with high market reach
Latest report on 'Enterprise IT Adoption in the Indian Banking Sector: Moving Beyond Core Solutions Brings About Increasing IT Investments' mentions iCreate as one of the 'Key vendors of Analytics / Reporting solutions' focused on Banking, with 'High Market Reach'. The research states how in the wake of changing macro-economic situations and policy mandates, Indian banks have sustained growth, automated business processes and increased adoption of IT, mobility and other global best practices. View excerpts
29 Oct. The Asian Banker: Has a new paradigm for Business Intelligence emerged?
"As advanced technological capabilities see banks' transaction systems multiply, it is not uncommon for small banks to possess multiple transaction systems. It was against this backdrop that iCreate decided that the next level of banking technology investment would be in extracting value from the data in these systems".Read more.
22 Oct. Technology Veteran to head Banking Decision Enablement Solutions Company iCreate as Chief Solution Evangelist
iCreate has taken on board Ravi Raman as Chief Solution Evangelist to steer its 'Banking Intellisense' solutions strategy. Ravi has over three decades of rich experience working with blue chip firms such as Citigroup, Tata Burroughs, International Data Management, Duncans and Hexaware. Read more.
09 Oct. BI vendor iCreate gains live sites in Egypt and Kuwait
SAIB (Société Arabe Internationale de Banque), Egypt, is gearing up for the go-live of its new business intelligence (BI) and reporting software, Biz$core. The bank plans to go live with the first phase – automation of central bank reporting – early next year. This will be followed by two further stages, financial analysis and a '360 degree' view of the customer. The completion is expected by mid-2013. In Kuwait, earlier this year, Gulf Investment Corporation, implemented four modules of Biz$core that covered equity, debt, managed funds and treasury. Read more.
27 Sep. iCreate and Red Hat collaborate to deliver decision enabling Analytics / Business Intelligence solutions for global banking industry
iCreate Software inks a strategic partnership with Red Hat, the world's leading provider of open source solutions. This partnership brings together the capabilities of iCreate's proven banking analytics / business intelligence solutions and Red Hat's leading open source enterprise solutions. Read more.
21 Sep. India has become a global analytics hub
India's leading daily, The Times of India in its recent feature highlighted the flurry of activity the analytics space has been seeing in India. MNCs to startups are tapping into the opportunity the space has to offer with innovation being the key. The article also highlights on how analytics has broadened in its scope by catering to varied industries. iCreate being a pioneer in the banking analytics space, gets mentioned in this feature.Read more.
17 Sep. Banks need to improve systems to protect asset quality: RBI
India's leading business daily, Business Standard in its recent feature highlighted that The Reserve Bank of India has asked banks to review existing technology and MIS framework and strengthen systems for early detection of signs of distress at individual account level as well as at segment level. iCreate gets mentioned in the feature.Read more.
12 Sep. Gulf Investment Corporation to leverage iCreate's Biz$core Business Intelligence
Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) has announced the successful completion of implementing iCreate's Banking BI and Analytics solution - Biz$core, as the singular platform to manage their Asset Portfolio Management. Read more.
iCreate's Biz$core ADF solution selected by Bank of America NA, India
Bank of America NA, India has selected iCreate's Biz$core RBI Automated Data Flow (ADF) Solution as a key component of the bank's Regulatory Reporting strategy for India. Bank of America sought a solution to help address RBI's ADF compliance directive by enabling automation of the various regulatory returns that the bank submits to RBI. Read more.
25 Jul. iCreate gets mentioned in Gartner's report
Gartner's report titled, 'Competitive Landscape: Business Intelligence Platforms, Asia/Pacific', mentions iCreate in an exclusive list of BI and Analytics specialist vendors. The report states that with new growth opportunities declining in traditionally strong markets, such as the U.S. and Europe, a lot of large independent vendors are waking up to the potential of Asia/Pacific markets.
24 Jul. Magandang umaga Manila! iCreate starts operations in the Philippines
Having signed up 2 leading banks in the Philippines and a strong prospect pipeline, iCreate reaffirmed its committed to the Philippines market by opening up a new, expansive office in Makati City. Located in the iconic Philamlife Towers, this state-of-the-art office is in close proximity to Manila's banking hub. Read more.
21 Jun I The Asian Banker: ‘Telkomsigma’ selects iCreate…
Indonesian IT major telkomsigma ties up with iCreate Software to expand AsiaPac ‘Banking BI’ footprintPT Sigma Cipta Caraka (telkomsigma) has entered into a strategic partnership with iCreate Software. telkomsigma has selected iCreate’s Biz$core as the BI and Analytics engine, to power Arium Financial ecosystem solutions. This strategic partnership brings together the capabilities of two strong players - telkomsigma with its proven Banking and Financial Services proficiency, and iCreate with its pre-packaged Banking BI & Analytics solution Biz$core, to jointly address the market potential for pre-built BI and Analytics in Indonesian banks. Read more.
07 Jun. NASSCOM speaks with Vivek Subramanyam
NASSCOM recently interviewed iCreate's CEO Vivek Subramanyam. In this detailed and insightful interview, Vivek speaks about how we have fared in the 'BI for Banking' space thus far, the data challenges faced by banks and emerging trends in banking technology. Read more.
24 May. SAIB selects iCreate's Biz$core for Central Bank of Egypt reporting, Financial Analysis and Customer 360
Societe Arabe Internationale De Banque (SAIB), Egypt has selected iCreate's Biz$core as a strategic platform to enable the bank's BI, Analytics and Reporting. SAIB selected iCreate's Biz$core because of its robust platform features and pre-built central bank reporting content that would enable it to easily manage the Central Bank of Egypt reporting. Moreover, Biz$core was a quick-to-implement solution that could integrate seamlessly with SAIB's transactional systems and could be deployed at a low TCO. Click here to read the media coverage.
21 May. Automated Data Flow
In this latest issue of Banking Frontiers, three senior bankers share their views on implementing the Automated Data Flow (a straight-through process), suggested by RBI. RBI wants banks to achieve a ‘common end state’ (the state of complete automation for submission of the returns without any manual intervention). iCreate’s Biz$core ADF being one of the most comprehensive and preferred solution, gets mentioned in this cover story. Read more.
09 May. Banking On Analytics
India’s largest circulating English daily, The Times of India, speaks to iCreate’s founders Anup Pai and Naren NS on the idea that led to the creation of iCreate. This interesting feature touches upon the journey so far and the key elements that differentiate iCreate from some of the big names in the Industry. Read more