Electronic Financial Services provides an extensive overview of technology management and information communications technologies (ICT) in the financial services. Chapters cover E-banking, E-insurance, E-stock trading and E-fundraising and use examples of state-of-the-art information systems that are supporting the Internet operations of many financial service institutions.
Jargon is not avoided, but is explained thoroughly
Includes studies of e-finance systems in use by the major financial services in the world
Small case studies are included, plus questions for discussion are given at chapter ends
The new age of financial services - Impact of technology - ICT management in e-financial services - Summary - Notes Information technology and the Internet - Fundamentals of information and communication technology - Communications and Internet technology - Server technology - Message standards - Summary - Notes
E-banking: technology and design - E-banking services - E-banking systems in use - Management issues of e-banking - Summary - Notes
E-insurance - The insurance marketspace - ICT in the insurance industry - E-insurance applications - Summary - Notes E-stock trading - Online stockbrokers - E-brokerage - Web-based stock markets - Clearing and settlement in the Internet era - Straight-through processing - Summary - Notes
E-fundraising and other services - Introduction - E-fundraising - Venture capital - E-IPO - Summary - Notes