Published in September 2014

In order to support commercial applications in the Cloud additional design insights are needed. One described in this paper provides a standard definition of the functional ‘building blocks’ that everyone can use to assemble their commercial applications. For some of the more commodity type of business activities such as payments or financial accounting standard approaches are already emerging. But a comprehensive definition of the full range of suitable building blocks covering all commercial activity is not yet available. This paper explores how the BIAN Service Landscape may be used to define just such a comprehensive commercial blueprint for banking, a blueprint that could be used to ‘Cloud-enable’ the banking industry.

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