Survey Reports & Infographics


Infographics: the dark side of the cloud

Cloud storage is often hailed as the future of data storage in IT, but there are still risks involved. This infographic from Parker Software explains the disadvantages of cloud storage, reveals the cloud stats that aren’t commonly shared and argues there remains a strong demand for on-premises software.

Infographic: why your moat is no longer enough to protect your castle

In the 1600s, Spain built an impregnable defence system to protect the San Juan Bay in Puerto Rico. This defence in-depth system fortified San Juan with three lines of defence, marking a high point in military engineering for the time period. A similar model could be used to protect your institution’s account holders from today’s cyberattacks. But with 15.4 million Americans falling victim to identity fraud last year, three lines of defence are no longer enough.

Infographic: 58 insane facts about Bitcoin

Did you know that the FBI owns 1.5% of the world’s Bitcoin!? Get ready for some super scrolling with “ten years of the world with Bitcoin” – and 58 insane facts. Infographic and research courtesy of Bitcoin Casino. Source: Bitcoin Casino

Infographic: creating millennium-friendly financial advising

People often need financial advice that’s best suited to meet their needs, which differ from one generation to another. You cannot expect millennials to consume the same financial advice as baby boomers. Times have changed, so financial institutions and experts also need to change their approaches to cater for the needs of a much younger clientele that’s distrustful of not only the government, but also financial institutions.

Infographic: financial institutions optimistic for first UK CRS filing

An online survey carried out amongst our readers in the run up to the UK’s first Common Reporting Standard (CRS) submission has found respondents largely optimistic about how their first transmittal would go; were appreciative of the support given to them by their IT departments and thought that HMRC and OECD had done a good job in communicating with them. Their primary concerns were their ability to pull data from their internal systems and keeping up with compliance.

Infographics: how regtech savvy are you?

Banking Technology and BearingPoint conducted a survey to find out the industry view on regtech and its implications for all parties involved. The findings are now available in this nifty infographics.

Infographics: the new £1 coin

It’s infographics time! This nifty infographics, created by Mastercard, outlines some interesting facts and figures about the new £1 coin, compared to the old one (introduced back in 1983).