Insight Papers

Brickendon’s expert consultants take a deeper look at some of the main challenges facing our clients, offering sectoral analysis, providing detailed solutions and outlining the benefits of implementing change.
Automated Intelligent Regression Testing – Why implement AIRT?

Automated Intelligent Regression Testing – Why implement AIRT?

Many organisations are struggling to balance the need for continuous software testing with the desire to reign in spiralling costs. Brickendon’s testing experts look at how implementing Automated Intelligent Regression Testing can help address these issues.

MiFID II: Testing Strategy

MiFID II: Testing Strategy

With the MiFID II implementation deadline already upon us, Brickendon’s expert consultants look at the importance of adopting a cohesive test strategy.

MiFID II: The importance of data quality and lineage

MiFID II: The importance of data quality and lineage

With the MiFID II implementation deadline already upon us, Brickendon’s experts look at the issues associated with data quality and lineage and why it pays to have a globally consistent strategic and holistic approach to sourcing and populating data.

Legal Entity Transformation in a Brexit World

Legal Entity Transformation in a Brexit World

Britain’s decision to leave the EU means many things for the financial services sector, including the possibility of being unable to properly service clients in all regions post-Brexit. Brickendon’s experts look at how best to prepare for all eventualities and avoid potentially significant losses of income.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

RPA – Robotic Process Automation – is not about robots taking our jobs. It is about enabling organisations to make the best use of their employees in areas that add value to the firm’s operations by delegating repetitive tasks to machines.

MiFID II: Documenting a Targeting Operating Model

MiFID II: Documenting a Targeting Operating Model

With the deadline for MiFID II compliance already having been delayed by a year to January 2018 in response to concerns about complexity, implementation plans should already be well under way in most financial institutions. Brickendon’s risk, regulation and data experts look at how implementing the correct Target Operating Model (TOM) could help organisations on the road to compliance.

General Data Protection Regulation – Are You Prepared?

General Data Protection Regulation – Are You Prepared?

With less than a year to go until the deadline for compliance with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), now is the time to prepare. Billed as the biggest change to data privacy laws in many years, GDPR has the potential to massively impact the financial services sector around the globe. Failure to comply could not only cost your business large amounts of money – as much as 4% of global revenue, but also damage your reputation and expose you to lawsuits from clients. Brickendon looks at the things you will have to consider and how you can turn compliance into an advantage for your business.

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