Case Study

Case Study: Large-Scale Multicountry Banking Platform Rationalization

With Working Capital At Risk, A Bank Realized Business Benefits And Savings Via A Powerful Cross-Geography, Cross-Channel Front-End

December 6th, 2013
Jost Hoppermann, null
Jost Hoppermann
With contributors:
George Lawrie , Holger Kisker, Ph.D. , Nasry Angel


Banking platforms are critical business infrastructure, and many banks today need to transform their banking landscape to remain fully competitive. But quantitative benefits late in a transformation often do not fully compensate for huge early investments. Banks must also consider risk: Banking platform transformation is similar to brain surgery — although the operation typically takes a couple of years and the patient needs to remain fully conscious throughout. This case study describes how a major bank in Europe planned its transformation approach and designed a transformation architecture to gradually transform its banking platform while optimizing the balance of investments and transformation benefits.

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