TITLE

DEVELOPING A DIFFERENT WAY

AUTHOR(S)
Jennings, Cath
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Computer Weekly;11/27/2007, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the business plan of HSBC Bank PLC to streamline its application development work. The company builds and maintains virtually all of its own applications in-house, although it also makes limited and selective use of packages from third-party suppliers in non-core areas, such as HR administration. HSBC's application development work is undertaken on a virtual team basis, with British personnel collaborating with programmers located in other parts of the world. It is informed that the company had already introduced a global architecture in the early 2000s, along with common standards, infrastructure and policies in line with its "build once, use many times" strategy.
ACCESSION #
27963157

 

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