News & Expertise

Firstwaters compensates CO₂ burden and travels climate neutral in 2019

12.2019 | News

Our consulting business is inevitably associated with many business trips. By a donation at atmosfair (www.atmosfair.de) Firstwaters would like to compensate the CO₂ load produced thereby. Atmosfair uses the donation in order to develop renewable energies, particularly in developing countries. Thus atmosfair saves CO₂ emissions, which would be caused otherwise in these countries by using fossil energies. At the same time the local people benefit, as they often get access to clean and permanently available energy for the first time.

Firstwaters successfully supports the redesign of the hedge management and accounting

10.2019 | News

A client has redesigned its hedge management and accounting processes as well as the underlying technical solution. In the first phase the existing micro hedge accounting was migrated like-for-like to the ALM system "Ambit Focus" and in a second phase expanded by the implmentation of the portfolio and macro hedge. Firstwaters contributed significantly to the successful go-live of the project by taking over the project management, the business analysis and the IT implementation.

Firstwaters hosted the 6th German speaking Calypso User Conference

10.2019 | News

On 18.09. and 19.09.2019 the 6th German speaking Calypso User Conference took place in Frankfurt. Besides the exchange on current Calypso topics, there were presentations on the use of agile project methods in the introduction of new IT systems, the use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), the current possibilities in test automation, best practice approaches in the implementation of complex transformation projects and the status quo of the IBOR-Reform. We would like to thank all speakers and participants for the interesting discussions and the productive exchange.

Firstwaters supports release upgrade of Calypso to V16

10.2019 | News

One of our customer has carried out a release upgrade of Calypso from V14.2 to V16.1. With the management of the IT implementation and the appointment of several developers, Firstwaters was able to make a decisive contribution to the successful launch of V16.1.

Firstwaters supports release upgrade of the used settlement system for securities

09.2019 | News

A German bank wants to implement a release upgrade of the used settlement system for securities (BSP Trade from vendor Temenos). In addition to the project lead, Firstwaters assists with a test manager and test analyst. The key factor for the commission is our long term experience with various settlement systems for different asset classes.

Firstwaters migrates new asset class to Calypso

08.2019 | News

To replace a legacy system, a german Landesbank would like to migrate its back-office functionalities for "FX Options" to Calypso. Firstwaters assists with technical and business analysts during the implementation of the project. Crucial for the commissioning is the long-term calypso expertise of Firstwaters!

 

Firstwaters is an "engineering office for banks", combining technical expertise and technical know-how. We are specialized in the design and implementation of organizational and IT projects for banks and financial service providers in highly complex business areas. We implement these projects by powerful dynamic teams with highly qualified and solution-oriented experts. Our teams work effectively towards success, hand in hand with our customers.