A look into the ICS BANKS Community
ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS), is a leading provider of modular, core banking systems. Robin Amlôt discusses how banks should come to grips with artificial intelligence (AI) with the company’s Managing Director, Robert Hazboun.
With consumers shifting to online banking, the strength and agility of a bank’s digital systems has never been more important. Through its innovative solutions, ICS Financial Systems equips banks for the digital age.
Running ICS BANKS from ICSFS on Oracle hardware is packaged as one complete solution with best-of-breed technologies, to provide banking solutions that address today’s industry challenges and demands in the most cost-effective way, while offering the agility to respond to the business and technology opportunities of tomorrow.
Banks have been chasing digital transformation ever since the creation of FinTech, when tech giants started imposing changes and creating new platforms for doing business.
ICS Financial Systems is recognised worldwide for its digital innovation and its Shariah-compliant software is extending both its customer and client base. Highly agile and equipped to manage complex regulations, the software suite is breaking new ground in a pandemic-remodelled world.
During Oracle OpenWorld 2018, Ghassan Sarsak, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, ICS Financial Systems Limited took to the stage to discuss blockchain in the banking industry.
Digital transformation is underway in wealth management, as it is elsewhere. Clients demand instant gratification. Digital transformation is changing the customers’ expectations. It is also making it easier for banks to meet – and beat – those expectations.
The wealth management industry has had to rapidly evolve as customers demand the latest digital solutions. The challenges this presents must be overcome if firms want to future-proof their businesses.
ICS Financial Systems came through the pandemic and supply chain crisis not just in rude health but with reinvigorated energy and ideas.
Wasting time means losing money. That is what digital era businesses cannot bear, and very soon the speed of traditional bankers and banking methods will be comparable to a steam train being placed next to a modern Transrapid i.e. the banking technology of the future.
Recently, one of ICSFS’ Senior Product Managers; Heba Rasheed, has been selected by Intaj as one of their SheTech Role Models.
“Our digital banking platform is embedded in the DNA of our universal banking applications (ICS BANKS and ICS BANKS ISLAMIC). Therefore, agility is seamlessly reflected in all the universal banking applications’ products across all touchpoints, without the need for complexity or interfaces.”
Tech is disrupting the conventional banking sector from back office core banking to customer-facing processes. Islamic banking is no different. Wael Malkawi, executive director at ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS), spoke with IBS Intelligence about how technology has disrupted Islamic banks in recent years.
ICSFS Managing Director Robert Hazboun spoke to Venture about his company’s operations in Jordan’s financial sector, which is easly now one of the cornerstones of the Kingdom’s economy.
World Finance recently spoke to Wael Malkawi, Executive Director of Business Development for ICSFS, provider of ‘ICS BANKS’ financial solutions that has over three decades of experience helping financial institutions manage their digital operations.
Agile fintech players offering a range of services have built tremendous customer bases, taking business from the traditional banking network.
Digital banking, understood as the digitalisation of traditional banking activities through the application of technologies that ensure end-to-end processing of financial transactions…
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has already become an everyday part of our lives. We use it at work and at home – often without even realizing it.
As financial institutions look to enhance their customers’ online banking experience, a number of them are looking are blockchain technology as a way to accelerate the payment process and cross-border transfers. IDC forecasts that “applications surrounding complex, multi-party transactions or intermediaries demonstrate the largest benefits of implementing a blockchain solution.”
Currently, the implementation of mission-critical applications and cloud-based platforms to improve financial systems is fundamental for delivering fast, secure and efficient services in real time and offering better customer service with a direct connection to clients.
The Islamic (interest-free) model has encouraged innovation, both in terms of product offerings and business support. In a break from convention, Islamic banks aim to function as true financial partners for their clients, as opposed to taking on the old-fashioned role of bank as lender.
ICSFS provides business and technology solutions for financial institutions across the world. The Company’s success can be attributed to its turnkey offerings, including ICS BANKS and ICS BANKS ISLAMIC universal banking and financial software
Nowadays, banks must yield their highest return on investment by transforming their business through implementing and investing in innovative technology solutions that will drive productivity, lower their costs and risks, and deliver user centricity – for customers and employees.
IDC conducted interviews with ICSFS’ Executive Director; Mr. Wael Malkawi and Chief Technology & Innovation Officer; Mr. Ghassan I. Sarsak discussing ICSFS’ cloud journey experience in their latest eBook: Cloud Partner Success Guide 2018
Alinma Bank for Islamic Microfinance – a privately owned Microfinance Bank recently established in Aden, Yemen, and one of the very first banks to obtain the necessary licensing from the Central Bank of Yemen to conduct Islamic Microfinance activities in the republic; has selected ICS BANKS® Islamic Solution from ICS Financial Systems – ICSFS, the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions.
Hadhramout Commercial Bank (HCB) has successfully gone live on ICS BANKS® Awards-winning, Innovative Core banking, Digital Banking, and Islamic Banking solutions from ICS Financial Systems, (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions.
ICS Financial Systems Ltd, (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, was awarded the Information Security Management System (ISMS) ISO/IEC 27001 Standard Certification for the Data Centre, IT Department, and ICS BANKS® Banking Software Solution Services in February of 2023 recognizing the company’s adherence to the highest standards of information security.
Hadhramout Commercial Bank (HCB), a newly-established bank in the Republic of Yemen, has selected ICS BANKS Universal Banking software solution from ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions.
After carefully evaluating alternative systems, Al Kawthar recognized ICS BANKS Finance Leasing to be the most reliable, cutting-edge software solution to deploy for their operation; based on its innovative and fully integrable technology covering the full leasing cycle
TrustBank PJSB, One of the Banking Industry leaders in Uzbekistan, has selected ICS BANKS Islamic Banking software suite from ICS Financial Systems – ICSFS, the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, to implement into their newly established Financial Institute: Trast Muamalat LLC.
World Finance, awarded ICSFS’ Group CEO & Managing Director; Robert Hazboun, in its World Finance Summer 2022 edition, under the World Finance – Islamic Finance Awards 2022, for his Lifetime Achievement in Financial Technology Innovation.
Al-Ataa Islamic Bank for Investment and Finance; a newly-established bank in Iraq, has selected ICS BANKS Islamic Platform from ICSFS.
Al Busairi Bank for Microfinance, a newly established bank in Yemen, has selected ICS BANKS® Islamic Banking software solution from ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions.
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World Finance magazine has confirmed ICSFS as Best Islamic Banking & Finance Software Provider as part of its 2022 Islamic Finance Awards.
Al Sanam Islamic bank, a newly-established Islamic bank in Iraq, has selected ICS BANKS Islamic Banking software solution from ICSFS.
Baghdad, Iraq: ICS Financial Systems (ICSFS), the global software and services provider for banks and financial institutions, today announced the success of its Iraq User Group Summit: “Accelerating Digitalisation and Innovation in Iraq”. ICSFS showcased its holistic awards-winning banking software application; ICS BANKS.
Riyadh, KSA: The First Neo Financial Institution in KSA; Loan Financing Company (LFC), a newly-established microfinance company in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, has selected ICS BANKS Digital Platform from CSFS.