Simple impartial advice and assistance in achieving your best possible assessment in the Global Retail Core Banking (GRCB) Magic Quadrant (MQ)

The Gartner Magic Quadrant for GRCB has worked for a number of your competitors

If you can answer yes to any of these questions:

  • Are your competitors getting better results — even when their product is inferior?
  • Are you struggling to ‘move the dot’ in your MQ?
  • Do your references seem to say something different when they talk to you and the analysts?
  • Not listed, and want your business included in this MQ in 2017?

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We are a team of former senior Gartner analysts who’ve written and reviewed hundreds of Magic Quadrants such as the Global Retail Core Banking MQ. We have an in-depth understanding of the factors for Magic Quadrant success and are uniquely placed to give tangible advice that will add value when responding to the GRCB Magic Quadrant.

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  • Use our extensive experience as former Gartner analysts to make sure your Global Retail Core Banking Magic Quadrant responses are the best they can possibly be to ensure success. See: Move the dot in the right direction.
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  • Get your company into the Magic Quadrant for the first time.


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Read more on what other companies listed on the GRCB MQ are saying about it being on this the Gartner Magic Quadrant (2015-2016)

Companies listed in the Global Retail Core Banking Magic Quadrant include: Tieto, SunGard  Availability Services, SAP, Infosys, Silverlake Axis Integrated Banking Solution, Intellect Design, Polaris Software (Virtusa), Temenos, Path Solutions (iMAL), Misys, Nucleus Software, TCS, Sopra Banking (Sopra Banking Platform), Open Solutions (now part of Fiserv), Oracle, SAB Ingenierie informatique, Sopra Banking (Sopra Banking Amplitude), D+H ( formerlyHarland Financial Solutions), BML Istisharat, ERI, Avaloq, Infopro, ICS Financial Systems Ltd, FIS Software, Intracom, Datapro, Cobiscorp, Infrasoft Tech, Fiserv, Allshare Banking Solutions, CSC, Intertech, Data Center Incorporated (DCI)

Access the Magic Quadrant document

Magic Quadrant for Global Retail Core Banking