Benefits

BIAN invites the public to participate in BIAN by blogs, events, webinars and other means described below. Participation in BIAN Working Groups is only possible for BIAN Members.

The main advantage of participating in BIAN is the ability to gain increased knowledge from work in progress on service standards, which would likely be useful to a bank’s own work in defining services as part of an SOA initiative.

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BIAN working groups

The BIAN Working Group represents a distinct community working on specific industry banking business scenarios.

The primary activities of a Working Group include identifying business needs, gathering business requirements, developing consensus on best practices and defining specifications.

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Testimonial

Open standards create interoperability and accelerate the adoption of new technologies that help industries work more intelligently. BIAN’s collaboration with industry groups such as Object Management Group (OMG) and SWIFT demonstrates its commitment to making its banking models more valuable to its members.

Chae An
Vice President & CTO, Financial Services Solutions, IBM
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BIAN blog

Splitting out banks: the good, the bad and the risky

As our financial systems begin to emerge from the ashes of the credit crunch, governments across the world are looking to improve stability in the banking sector. There are a number of ways of doing this

Published on 15th August, 2017

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BIAN blog

Service oriented architecture – a ‘playlist’ experience for the financial services

I have written at length in the past about the growing importance of flexibility and efficiency in banking IT systems

Published on 31st July, 2017

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BIAN blog

Teaching old dogs new tricks

Once again the spotlight is on the UK’s banking industry and the need for greater competition. George Osborne used his annual Mansion House speech to renew his commitment to promote more competition in retail banking

Published on 4th July, 2017

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Webinars

Banks around the world are looking to simplify domain architectures and application integration asa means to reduce costs and deliver more competitive products.

Discover how your banking application environment can evolve with BIAN to address these needs through the adoption of industry standards for application integration.

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  • Semantic APIs, as defined by the BIAN 5.0 Landscape Read more

  • BIAN Service Landscape 5.0 provides a foundation for open APIs Read more

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BIAN recognizes that feedback both from BIAN members and the banking community at large is essential for BIAN designs and design techniques to become a robust standard for the industry.

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