Gartner Research

Business Financial Services, Part I: Where Is the Highest Bank Interest in Indirect Channels?

Published: 18 July 2001

ID: G0099220

Analyst(s): Susan Cournoyer


Portals, e-marketplaces and private exchanges represent indirect channels for banks to provide financial services. This Perspective ranks end-user demand for offerings related to indirect channels. This ranking is meant to assist IT vendors targeting e-business solutions to the banking market by identifying priorities for business development.

Table Of Contents
  • Battle of the Indirect Channels Begins
  • Methodology and Demographics
  • Competition Drives Interest in Indirect Channels
    • Key Drivers and Inhibitors
    • Indirect Channels: Ranking Banks' Interest
  • Gartner Dataquest Perspective
    • Gartner Dataquest Recommendations

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