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Deutsche Bank Deploys Real-Time Infrastructure for Revenue Growth

Published: 07 March 2005

ID: G00128462

Analyst(s): David Furlonger


This Case Study analyzes the decision and implementation process for a three-year Securities Processing Evaluation and Architectural Re-engineering (eSpear) project at Deutsche Bank. The project was done in-house and supports a tenfold increase in trading volumes with substantial annual hard currency savings.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • Situation
    • Cumbersome infrastructure caused processing delays, deterred growth
  • Discoveries
    • Budget realities spur internal development skills
    • The lack of legacy requirements opened up technology choices
    • System meets continued rapid trading volume growth
    • Automation brings efficiency and enhances business value
  • Recommendations
  • Methodology

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