2018 Corporate Excellence Awards Supplement

200 CORPORATE VISION / Corporate Excellence Awards 2018 8 CORPORATE VISION / Issue 9 2018 , Capital Banking Solutions is a leading provider of end-to-end integrated banking software solutions for financial institutions across Europe, Africa, Middle East and the Americas. Recently, Corporate Vision interviewed the CEO of Capital Banking Solutions, Samer Hanna who provided us with a detailed insight into the innovative solutions they offer. Experience Innovation Capital Banking Solutions offers a full suite of open- architecture and modular products for Financial Services Industry covering Universal, Retail, Corporate, Private, Family offices and Islamic banks. Offering flexible delivery models, from on-premises to managed services, to “ banking on the cloud ”, Capital Banking Solution’s flagship product ‘ CapitalBanker ’ provides a universal banking platform with a robust set of capabilities to support end to end business functions for banks and financial institutions. Worthwhile to mention that their CapitalBanker is one of the few Core Banking solutions certified on the Oracle Cloud, with additional certifications on the way. The company also provides a full portfolio of products that are fully integrated through their CapitalConnect Enterprise Application integration platform. The portfolio consists of solutions that cover Private and Wealth management institutions (CapitalPrivate), Compliance and financial crime solutions (CapitalCompliance), as well as Omni-channel and Digital Banking offering (CapitalDigital). Ranked among the top vendors by IBS Intelligence and Global Players by Forrester, Capital Banking Solutions is being recognized by a number of industry experts as one of the most powerful global Financial Technology Providers. As for the firm’s full spectrum of services, it ranges from consultancy to implementation, development, migration, integration, training and support – providing their customers with the best of quality services. The teams at Capital Banking work collaboratively with their clients to build and deliver value-added solutions, which support the current and future needs of their business. Following on from this, Samer Hanna begins the interview by explaining the firm’s overall mission, and the steps the team takes to ensure its ability to achieve its goals. “Here at Capital Banking Solutions, we aim to make technology experiences more rewarding, useful, relevant, and valuable to the financial industry. We provide a global banking platform that enables banks to drive change for their 1808CV25 business and transform how they serve their customers, and we do this by leveraging our extensive banking experience and implementation expertise to deliver complete solutions that are highly relevant, flexible, and supportive. We also assist our clients to continuously compete and improve their market performance.” To ensure the client receives the best possible outcome of a new project, Samer Hanna informed us of the methodology the team at Capital Banking Solution uses. “Capital Banking Solutions has created highly evolved implementation practices that identify and address, in a systematic manner, all needed activities to facilitate smooth and successful implementations. “Our consulting team is following a standardised methodology that has been developed during the years based on our extensive experience in implementing projects, across various applications, for numerous clients across a number of countries. This structured product implementation methodology assists the teams to plan, execute, and monitor product implementation projects and addresses the final scope of work and objectives as discussed and agreed upon with the customer. “Some of the methodology features: • Management of the project by Capital Banking Solutions and Bank’s teams • Understanding the bank’s Business operations / processes, prior to walking the bank through the system functionality and thereby discovering the needs for any customisation(s) required to both these applications vis-à-vis our standard functionality • Periodic reporting to assess progress and report potential risks affecting the project • Training programs targeted at Core Teams comprising Senior management, IT, Parameterisation Team and Key Business Users

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