Transformational Consulting for Financial Services
Brickendon is an award-winning transformational management and technology consultancy, specialising in innovative solutions for the financial services industry. Our people are intelligent and focussed high achievers, with an average of 10 years’ domain experience. Every member brings the best process and expertise from their past to continually improve how we, at Brickendon, improve things for our clients.
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Can cloud computing thrive in an environment where regulations rule? The use of the cloud is becoming more prevalent, but there is no sign of the amount of regulation subsiding. Regulations often require localised compliance, while the purpose of the cloud is to make a single source of data global and house it in one location irrelevant of where it originated. Brickendon data and cloud experts Nikit Kothari and Andrew Lawson examine whether the cloud and regulation can thrive together.
A successful DevOps transition requires the support of the whole organisation, including the business unit and technology division. Iya Datikashvili, a director and DevOps expert at Brickendon, looks at why the business unit is lagging behind in its acceptance of the DevOps methodology.
Brickendon Executive Director and regulatory data specialist Harpreet Singh has been appointed as a mentor to Level 39, a Canary Wharf-based hub for fast-growing new technology companies. Singh recently led the data provisioning programme at a large global bank on...
While the concept of cloud computing has been around for a while, it’s popularity has grown significantly in recent years as businesses see the benefits it can bring. Whether your motivation is flexibility, cost-saving, or just keeping up with the competition, now is the time to embrace the cloud. To be sure you make the right choices for your business, Brickendon Executive Director Nikit Kothari sums up what exactly the cloud is and why you should care.
The deadline for compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) may now be behind us, but there is still no room for complacency. While companies within the EU are well aware of the implications of non-compliance - fines of as much as €20 million or...
One of the biggest challenges in the testing world is how to achieve an efficient and robust testing service model across the organisation’s entire IT department without introducing operational risk. Here, one of Brickendon’s testing experts, Director Iya Datikashvili, looks at how adopting a Testing Centre of Excellence (TCoE) can help.
Brickendon has strengthened its executive board with the appointment of Clare Chalmers as a non-executive director. Her role is to advise the fast-growing transformational consultancy on growth and strategy. Chalmers, who specialises in advising financial services...
A managed service offering is all about improving operations and reducing overheads. Gone are the days of shipping out the testing function to one location and development to another purely to cut costs. Today, the key is that the managed service provider takes managerial responsibility for certain business functions with the aim of utilising cheaper resources based overseas but maintaining the responsibility and quality expected in the home location. The demand for these services is growing fast. Here Brickendon Partner Lee Pittaway outlines what Brickendon is doing to develop our own offering in this area.