White Papers

TORI Global produces a range of thought leadership and opinion pieces, a selection of which can be found below.

Why isn't RAROC Universal?

AROC (Risk-Adjusted Return On Capital) is a 40- year-old concept. To its followers, its value is unquestioned. But the institutions that have fully implemented it remain an admired minority. Indeed, the limited use of RAROC is at odds with both its reputation and the millions of hours of effort spent by banks on risk-adjusted performance measurement without embedding it in their DNA.

3 Lines of Defence: Controls in IT Services

2 years ago TORI published a white paper on Zero Outage Protection
The paper considered which major factors were to be addressed to ensure continuous availability of mission critical systems.

Transform your Enterprise with Mobile

Currently there are over 6 billion mobile subscriptions globally, (Sanou, 2011), and growing. Mobile technology is a booming business and will continue to excel. IT organizations have been and continue to jump onboard – not only with bring your own device, (BYOD), solutions & strategies for the enterprise, but also for the increase in demand of mobile applications.

Dodd Frank: Retention Policies & Associated Countermeasures

Recordkeeping rules are part of Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, specifically Title VII – Wall Street Transparency and Accountability. These rules are mandatory and enforced for Swap Dealers (SD) and Major Swap Participants (MSP).

IT Service Capability Assessments

Most Managers of IT Services generally believe that they are doing a “good job”. That is until a long-term customer suddenly not wanting to do business with them any more and plans are underway to move to a new provider. At this point it is perhaps too late to ask the customer whether there any issues that need addressing or what it is that requires improvement.

Does your Current IT Governance Promote Digitisation?

Supporting a digital enterprise requires a new digital Architecture and a digital enabled IT Governance. The whole ethos and modus operandi for digital technology is in the capability to create digital products and services at a far reduced time to market; as compared to the more traditional approaches to technology services introduction. Organisations need to become adept at digital product innovation that meets customer requirements, in a customer population which is much more demanding and much more technology aware.