Front-Office Environment Study


FOES - 5653

Keywords decision-support systems, financial data, neural networks


Start Date: 01-NOV-90 / Duration: 12 months

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Objectives

The objective of the FOES action is to define a Front-Office Business System (FOBS) that meets the future needs of traders and operators in financial markets.

The study aims to accurately depict the present situation of financial institutions in terms of data-processing systems for dealing in financial markets. This evaluation will point out the inadequacy of current systems for advanced dealing. Trends will be identified in order to specify a new generation of systems.

Several specific decision-support applications were selected and investigated in detail:

Progress and Results

The study has achieved a better understanding of the needs and requirements of financial institutions in the front-office domain, and has been oriented towards the domain analysis and a technical architecture. The more concrete results are some front-office products and a demonstrator.


CONTACT POINT

Mr Louis Moussy
CONCEPT LOGICIELS EXPERT
Rue du Dôme 16/18
F - 92514 BILLANCOURT CEDEX
tel: + 33/ 1-49108700
fax: + 33/ 1-49108738

Participants

CONCEPT LOGICIELS EXPERT - F - C
BANQUE NATIONALE DE PARIS - F - P
SELISA - F - P
TIME SHARING SA - P - P
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON - UK - P
THORN EMI CRL - UK - P
PLIROFORIKI LTD - GR - P
BULL SA - F - P


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FOES - 5653, December 1993


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