Gartner Research

Core Banking System Selection: Criteria That Matter

Published: 27 April 2011

ID: G00212087

Analyst(s): Don Free


Successful orchestration of a core banking system selection process by itself won't guarantee banks will choose the correct system and fulfill business case objectives. Gartner provides actionable advice to ensure that banks focus on criteria that matter.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview


  • Key Evaluation Criteria
    • Criterion 1: Functionality
    • Criterion 2: Flexibility
    • Criterion 3: Cost
    • Criterion 4: Viability
    • Criterion 5: Operational Performance
    • Criterion 6: Program Management
    • Criterion 7: Partner Management
    • Criterion 8: Customer References
  • Recommendations

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