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Finastra creates new era of fintech using Microsoft machine learning and analytics tools 

  Created in 2017 from the combination of two long-standing companies, Finastra has already emerged as one of the largest financial technology (fintech) companies in the world, building solutions to support banking and other financial services. Finastra has made innovation its hallmark, constantly seeking new ways to use technology to improve financial services for banks...

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The evolution of the Chief Financial Officer 

With Digital Transformation changing the way businesses operate, executive roles are changing just as rapidly to meet today’s challenges head on. Organizations that fall behind risk losing market share to their competition....

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Risk management and the cloud 

In the financial services world, both regulatory changes and increasingly complex, data-intensive modeling are creating challenges for risk teams. In Canada and around the world, regulators are mandating increased compliance, capital adequacy and reporting requirements to avoid systemic risk, improve transparency, and make markets safer for investors....

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Unlocking innovation in Canada – the time to act is now! 

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is the defining technology of our time. Organizations that take advantage of all that it has to offer are arming themselves to compete now and in the future. A recent study of European leaders highlights how businesses that are actively implementing AI are more than twice as likely to be high-growth companies....

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Building Digital Resilience 

How can we protect ourselves in this new digital era? It’s a question that many businesses and governments are asking worldwide. In the digital world we live in today, there is a tremendous amount of opportunity....

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Delivering innovation to Canadian tables 

When it comes to groceries, Canadians want it all – a big selection of high-quality food at low prices (and with sales and loyalty benefits with purchase). Couple that with the increasing desire for food to come from local and ethical sources and for organic or prepared foods, it’s no wonder that Statistica estimates annual...

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First West Credit Union is transforming how teams work using the Microsoft Cloud 

As a technology leader, I wouldn’t have expected that I would one day be helping to design our new head office. But that’s just one of the ways that the rubber really hits the road when it comes to digital transformation. At First West Credit Union, our journey has taken us from thinking about tools...

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Moneris delivers best practices in customer service with Dynamics 365 

Since 2000, Moneris Solutions Corporation (‘Moneris’) has been offering businesses industry-leading payment solutions that make doing business easy, but a legacy ticketing system was hindering support efficiency. Each time a customer service representative talked with a customer, they had to go through several screens to access data. This outdated system wasn’t well integrated with other...

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