E2 Interview: What Other Industries Can Learn From Financial Services

We asked CIO Steve Rubinow what CIOs in other industries can learn from the financial services industry about datacenter efficiency, security, and green computing.
6/13/2012 | 3 comments
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WaqasAltaf   What Other Industries Can Learn From Financial Services   7/1/2012 1:41:40 PM
Re: Too high a standard
@ David

Ahan. Processes and tasks are no doubt different in pharma and FS but certainly there is a correlation of processes which is similar to any other organization for e.g. a purchase order is raised in pharma instead of account opening request in FS. The subsequent authorizations are more or less the same. Therefore, there shouldnt be a problem in benchmarking networking and processing of one sector with other.
David Wagner   What Other Industries Can Learn From Financial Services   6/29/2012 5:19:22 PM
Re: Too high a standard
@waqasaltaf- I recently interviewed an expert in low latency networking. He mentioned that some of the networking and processing being pioneered in financial services is now heading to pharmaceutical companies.
WaqasAltaf   What Other Industries Can Learn From Financial Services   6/20/2012 9:33:00 PM
Too high a standard
The main emphasis of financial services industry is on realtime processing and efficiency and this need is way above the requirements of other industries. One industry I can think of which requires realtime processing considerably is Aviation. FMCGs and healthcare also do require high speed processing but it is uncomparable to the requirements in financial services.
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