Gartner Research

The Changing Landscape of Treasury and Trading Systems

Published: 02 May 2008

ID: G00157106

Analyst(s): David Furlonger , James Wolstenholme, Douglas McKibben


Most banks' treasury and trading platforms aren't robust enough to support business operations. Streamlining these systems will cut operational risk, enable better information, and enhance the management of key customer relationships that cross products and business units.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Introduction
  • Treasury and Trading in Transition
  • Most Banks' IT Architectures Don't Enable Speed and Agility
  • Treasury and Trading Products
    • Front Office
    • Middle Office
    • Back Office
  • Treasury and Trading Challenges
    • Business Challenges
    • Technology Challenges
  • Conclusion
    • Recommendations for Bank CIOs

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