NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gartland & Mellina Group, a strategic management consulting firm that specializes in thought leadership across the financial services industry, recently launched the GMG Industry Insight whitepaper series. The Series is focused on helping a wide range of financial services firms to better leverage and implement the latest technology platforms to become more efficient and effective in their business practices. The whitepapers delve into key technological trends and their potential impact across all aspects of business including Client Relationship Management; Regulatory Reforms; Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance; Operations; Security; and Human Resources. The Series' topics include:
- The Art of the Talent War: Why Financial Services Human Resources Should Learn to Love Big Data
- Navigating Through the Cloud in Financial Services: Confronting Cloud Computing Security and Compliance
- Centralizing Data and Consolidating Applications to Support Your Enterprise Data Strategy: Driving your Financial
- Services Business
- Passive vs. Active Learning: Virtual Collaboration and Training in Today's Financial Services Workspace
The Series aggregates the most insightful data and recommendations from deep research and practical application across the industry. Each paper was developed with proprietary research and analysis to provide firms with a comprehensive guide to the business implications of the latest technological trends, as they relate specifically to financial services. By addressing the state of the industry, why these solutions matter, the competitive advantages that successful adoption can offer, and the key operational and business challenges of implementing each new technology, GMG offers a detailed roadmap for how to effectively overcome these challenges to drive real results.
John Gustav, Partner and Financial Services Strategy and Solution Practice Lead at GMG, explains, "Over the years, we have noticed both a need and an opportunity within financial services, for more efficient systems, better processes and more meaningful analytics. Seeing the immediate challenges faced by our clients on top of deep industry analysis, we landed on these four key areas where we feel every financial services firm can really benefit from improving the way they are doing things today."
Through extensive research, GMG was able to identify and ultimately satisfy informational and analytical voids in the support for and implementation of big data, cloud computing, data and application integration and virtual collaboration. Robert Rowland, Director in GMG's Financial Services Strategy and Solutions Practice elaborates, "Due to regulations, security concerns and consolidation, the financial industry is faced with challenges in advancing their technology solutions. We understand that taking that step forward isn't easy. But we wanted to provide firms with practical insights that would not only compel them to modernize their business practices, but that would also help them approach it in an effective way from a business perspective. Considering these insights will not only benefit their bottom line, but also increase the value they add for their clients."
About Gartland & Mellina Group
The Gartland & Mellina Group is a management consulting organization with a cadre of professionals with an average of 22+ years of experience within the financial services industry. Our strategic solutions practice focuses on the key issues that are facing The Street today.
Download the papers at: http://gartlandandmellina.com/gmg/who-we-are/white-papers/
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