S1 Corporation has announced an initiative to give Linux(R) a more prominent role in the company’s solutions. The effort is focused on enhancing flexibility for financial institutions as open standards become pervasive and Linux takes on a more significant role in the global financial services industry. “Linux addresses many of the key challenges our customers face, including lowering costs, improving competitive differentiation, and reducing time to market,” said Imad Mouline, chief technology officer at S1. “Linux is often part of financial institutions’ IT plans and is an important consideration for S1. We believe there is a prominent place for Linux in a bank’s overall solution.”
UK firms investment in training and development will increase, on average, by a fifth in the next year, claims Robert Half recruitment after interviewing 100 financial services (FS) executives.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
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A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.