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  1. GFT appoints new Google Cloud lead for UK and EMEA following a record 12 months of Google Cloud growth

    GFT, the global IT services and software engineering firm, announces Andy Lund's appointment as the Google Cloud lead for GFT across the UK and EMEA. This follows a year of record Google Cloud growth which has seen the firm cement important relationships within the UK financial services arena and establish new client accounts across multiple industries, including manufacturing, retail and automotive.

  2. GFT achieves the Mainframe Modernization Expertise status with Google Cloud

    GFT announces it has achieved the Mainframe Modernization Expertise status in Google Cloud’s Partner Advantage Program. By partnering with Google Cloud, GFT is able to provide enterprise clients an alternative platform strategy to maximize the value of their mainframe-based applications and existing systems. Optimized mainframes help accelerate sales and development initiatives while providing clients with more choices and agility.

  3. GFT approach regarding Covid-19

    The impact and spread of COVID-19 is keeping us all on edge right now. Let me give you some insights on how GFT is managing the current situation and what this means for you. First and most importantly, our services remain unchanged and continue as before. We are all working very closely together, providing you with the usual high quality and security standards. There have been no disruptions of services globally and I am sure you would agree we can be proud of the GFT account teams. We even managed to successfully go live with two challenging new projects.

  4. GFT in Top 10 of the Women's Career Index 2019

    For the past seven years, the Women's Career Index (Fki) has been awarding prizes to companies that promote a culture of change and innovation and in particular promote the careers of women. This year GFT Technologies SE (GFT) is again among the top 10 most women-friendly companies in the FKi ranking. GFT attaches great importance to diversity and supports women in management positions. With Marika Lulay as CEO, a woman has been at the head of the company since mid 2017.

  5. GFT showcases innovative streaming analytics solution tailored for the auto insurance industry

    GFT, the global IT engineering and technology specialist for the financial services industry, today extends their collaboration with Google Cloud via its Flexible Personalized Insurance (FPI) solution. Premiering at Next ‘19 in San Francisco, April 9–11, 2019, the FPI demo leverages GFT Stream, an architectural framework designed for the Google Cloud Platform (GCP) to enable real-time processing and analysis of structured and unstructured data, utilizing AI and machine learning.

  6. GFT achieves strong earnings growth in first half of 2018

    GFT Technologies SE (GFT) today published its results for the first six months and second quarter of 2018. Its business with digitalisation solutions for retail banks continues to make good progress. This led to year-on-year revenue growth of 6 percent in its business division Continental Europe. The revenue trend in the Americas & UK division continues to be dominated by the cost-cutting measures of two major investment banking clients, leading to a decline in revenue of 12 percent.

  7. GFT acquires Canadian IT specialist V-NEO, focused on the insurance industry

    As a result of the acquisition, GFT will enter the Canadian insurance market, expand its market position in North America and gain a new site in Belgium. V-NEO develops integrated IT solutions and implements Guidewire services for leading insurance companies in Canada, Belgium and France. 160 employees will strengthen GFT’s industry expertise with a focus on digital applications within the property, casualty and life insurance sectors.

  8. GFT starts financial year 2018 with revenue and earnings growth

    The GFT Group published its results for the first quarter of 2018 today. There was increased demand for projects based on new technologies, such as distributed ledger technologies, cloud, data analytics and artificial intelligence, in the first quarter of 2018. As a result, the GFT Group achieved quarter-on-quarter revenue growth of 5 percent to EUR 106.99 million and almost doubled earnings (EBITDA) to EUR 10.05 million. Compared to the strong first quarter of 2017 – which at the time was not yet impacted by the budget restrictions of two investment banking clients – revenue in the first quarter of 2018 was down by just 4 percent, while EBITDA rose by 1 percent.

  9. Retail banks say artificial intelligence is critical to digital transformation

    GFT has today announced the results of its Digital Banking Expert Survey 2017. Above all, the results show that artificial intelligence (AI) can be seen as one of the hottest topics in the financial services industry these days. GFT’s Digital Banking Expert Survey 2017 reveals that in large institutions the percentage of respondents who see value in AI solutions reaches 94 percent. Find out more about GFT's current survey here.

  10. GFT expands business model to industrial clients and adjusts guidance

    In view of continued volatility in the financial services sector, the management of GFT Technologies SE (GFT) today announced plans to expand its business model, which was previously tailored to the needs of banks. At the same time, due to increased cost savings made by two clients in the field of investment banking during the fourth quarter, GFT has downgraded its revenue and earnings guidance for 2017.

  11. GFT Group posts double-digit growth in financial year 2016

    The GFT Group today announced its preliminary and unaudited figures for the financial year 2016. With solid growth in revenue and earnings, the technology specialist for the financial services industry exceeded its full-year guidance slightly. The main growth driver was demand from retail banks for digitalisation solutions. In the Americas & UK division, growth was slowed by the reduced propensity of investment banks to invest in IT services.

  12. Marika Lulay to succeed Ulrich Dietz as CEO of GFT Technologies SE

    At today’s Administrative Board meeting of GFT Technologies SE (GFT), Ulrich Dietz – in agreement with the Administrative Board and of his own accord – resigned as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of GFT Technologies SE with effect as of GFT’s Annual General Meeting on 31 May 2017. The new CEO will be Marika Lulay, who was unanimously appointed by the Administrative Board, also with effect as of 31 May 2017.