About Ferran Frances-Gil

Ferran is Principal Consultant of SAP Banking in SAP North America, specializing in Analytical Banking. In 2008 he founded an SAP Banking community on Linkedin (which he welcomes you to join.) Additionally he’s taught SAP strategy, information and knowledge management in several universities since 1998. Connect with Ferran on Linkedin

Recent Stories

You Can Leave Your Hat On

You Can Leave Your Hat On

On 1986 Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke starred a film which was going to break myths and be remembered for years; Nine 1/2 Weeks. Starting September…
Managing Capital Consumption In A Slow Growth Economy

Managing Capital Consumption In A Slow Growth Economy

Last week I had a very interesting conversation with a member of this community (executive of a global Bank in the area of Risk and Accounting). Apparently he read

Swiss Franc: The Symptom, The Illness, Capital and Agreement

One of the most lucrative investments on the last 9 months has been speculation in foreign currencies. As the economic situation worsened in Europe, with lack of confidence in the solvency of the Banking system and rising concerns of dramatic…
Mobility, Efficiency and Strategy For Banks

Mobility, Efficiency and Strategy For Banks

As we move into the Mobility Revolution and the most popular gurus describe mobility as the driver of a new era in Banking I miss some answers, particularly one. Mobility,…
The Role Of The Clearing Houses In A Liquidity Crisis

The Role Of The Clearing Houses In A Liquidity Crisis

On the last two weeks we’ve been looking at Greece, apparently the result of its elections was the key to trigger an economic Armageddon. But one week…
Capital Optimization & Logistical Constraints: Banks and Supply Chain Management

Capital Optimization & Logistical Constraints: Banks and Supply Chain Management

A common mistake when we’re defining capital management is limiting its scope to portfolio management. In fact capital management has a broader scope which includes portfolio management. But as we’ve…
Banks, Governments and the Prisoner’s Dilemma

Banks, Governments and the Prisoner’s Dilemma

Some days ago I received an email from a former student of my strategy courses at the Open University of Catalonia www.uoc.edu who asked me some interesting…