SkySparc - News and events A trusted provider of products and services to central banks, treasuries, and asset management organizations. en-us 7 December 2017 7 December 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc wishes you happy holidays. Season's greetings 27 November 2017 27 November 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc recently supported our long-standing financial institution client's multi-stage project to migrate hosting of its systems and servers to a new third-party IT services provider. As a longstanding outsourced support partner, we liaised with the client and hosting provider for the smooth transfer of servers supporting the client’s Wallstreet Suite and OmniFi installations. To ensure a quality-assured, interruption-free migration for Wallstreet Suite and OmniFi users, we proposed the test scope and oversaw the necessary tasks – including data collection, process shutdown, testing and verification. 21 November 2017 21 November 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc strengthens Dutch presence with senior hire. SkySparc is very pleased to appoint Robert Segaar to further bolster its Outsourced Support service for clients in the Netherlands. Press release 25 October 2017 25 October 2017 UTC SkySparc We are pleased to announce that a major European state treasury agency will be using SkySparc’s patch upgrade service to upgrade to a new version the Wallstreet Suite. They will benefit from our tried-and-tested patch upgrade methodology, as well as our independent quality assurance service, which guarantees the accuracy of processes and calculations in the new version. 18 October 2017 18 October 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc’s system review service has continued to grow in popularity during 2017, with a number of clients asking us to analyze their Wallstreet Suite technical and functional setup and make recommendations for improvement. During these projects, we benchmarked with best-practices, assessed operational risks and made a list of recommendations, which are now being implemented by the clients with our support. 10 October 2017 10 October 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc has entered a four-year partnership to supply consulting and support services to the Dutch State Treasury Agency (DSTA). Press release 4 October 2017 4 October 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc is extremely pleased that our long-established partnership with a large European corporate treasury client has deepened recently and we have expanded our project team as a major strategic implementation enters a new phase. 26 September 2017 26 September 2017 UTC SkySparc Following a recent ERP implementation and interfacing project, SkySparc is currently supporting long-term client SPF Beheer’s MiFID II compliance program. Our consultants are working closely with SPF Beheer’s team to create bespoke FIX-based interfaces between Wallstreet Suite and three fixed-income trading platforms, in preparation for the introduction of new trading regulations in January 2018. 18 September 2017 18 September 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc is supporting the corporate treasury team at Hydro, the Norwegian aluminum and renewable energy company, to archive data from its Wallstreet Suite. 13 September 2017 13 September 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc has further extended its footprint in the European central banking market, as the Central Bank of Poland will deploy OmniFi in support of its upgrade to Wallstreet Suite 7.4. The bank will use a wide range of OmniFi’s capabilities to automate and accelerate the upgrade process, including data migration, reconciliation and automated testing. 29 August 2017 29 August 2017 UTC SkySparc Long-term Netherlands-based client SPF Beheer has asked SkySparc to support its migration to a new ERP system, following our initial impact assessment. SkySparc consultants will use their accounting and technical expertise to ensure smooth implementation and interfacing with its Wallstreet Suite. 21 August 2017 21 August 2017 UTC SkySparc Keva, Finland’s largest pension provider, is using SkySparc’s patch upgrade service to migrate to a new version the Wallstreet Suite. To ensure a smooth and cost-effective transition, Keva will leverage SkySparc’s tried-and-tested patch upgrade methodology, as well as our independent quality assurance service, which guarantees the accuracy of processes and calculations following completion of the migration. 17 August 2017 17 August 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc is delighted to welcome aboard a new corporate client: leading Swedish telecom and mobile network operator Telia Company. The treasury team will benefit from our independent quality assurance services during their patch upgrade of its Wallstreet Suite ASP, as well as automating various treasury processes with OmniFi. 25 July 2017 25 July 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc is pleased to announce that we have extended our outsourced support services to ABB Group’s Zurich-based treasury team to include both technical and financial support. 18 July 2017 18 July 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc has added another major multinational corporate to its growing roster of US clients, following the decision a global pharmaceuticals firm to deploy OmniFi across a wide range of areas in treasury, including process automation, interfacing and reporting. 13 July 2017 13 July 2017 UTC SkySparc We are pleased to announce that a world leading telecommunications firm has re-engaged SkySparc to conduct a functional review to improve and update the firm’s risk reporting and analytics to support its evolving international footprint. Having previously collaborated on a number of important projects, SkySparc will again work closely with the treasury team on this strategic initiative, advising on best practice and making recommendations. 6 July 2017 6 July 2017 UTC SkySparc The Central Bank of Azerbaijan has selected SkySparc to provide onsite and remote support for a project to establish a new reserve site for its treasury management system, as part of the second phase of a major operational stability and business continuity initiative by the bank. 13 June 2017 13 June 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc’s 15th successful year fuelled by demand for Outsourced Support service. Press release 8 June 2017 8 June 2017 UTC SkySparc Featured in bob’s guide to treasury management systems: How to tell if it’s time to invest in a TMS Read at 31 May 2017 31 May 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc continues investment in Outsourced Support service with new hire. SkySparc, the leading independent provider of solutions for Wallstreet Suite users, is delighted to announce the recruitment of Sam Cooley. Press release 18 May 2017 18 May 2017 UTC SkySparc New case study: Central bank’s risk department delivers flexible, higher quality reports through automation. Read case study 5 May 2017 5 May 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc is proud to welcome SPF Beheer as a new client to our Outsourced Support Service, which provides flexible technical and functional support to users of the Wallstreet Suite. Under the engagement, SkySparc will deliver user support in production, operational assurance and enhancements. 27 April 2017 27 April 2017 UTC SkySparc For a large central banking client in Europe, SkySparc has started a project to complement the bank’s technical team with onsite technical expertise. 21 April 2017 21 April 2017 UTC SkySparc A major multinational corporate has extended its contract with SkySparc, which means we will continue to supply technical and functional consultancy services to support a major upgrade of its corporate treasury system. 22 March 2017 22 March 2017 UTC SkySparc We were honored to host 100+ representatives from more than 40 organizations during our 5th SkySparc Global Client Forum last week. 6 March 2017 6 March 2017 UTC SkySparc We are pleased that multiple clients have decided to take advantage of the improved usability and enhanced performance provided by v6.3, which boosts OmniFi’s automated testing and reporting capabilities. SkySparc is delivering the projects at a fixed price to ensure a smooth upgrade for our clients. 19 January 2017 19 January 2017 UTC SkySparc SkySparc is supporting UNICEF's work to alleviate the suffering of refugees and victims of conflicts and disasters around the world. One of a number of charitable activities by the firm, SkySparc's SEK 50,000 donation will help to provide children with immediate, life-saving care, supplies, healthcare, clean water, sanitation, nutrition and education. 10 January 2017 10 January 2017 UTC SkySparc New hire strengthens SkySparc’s cash management practice. SkySparc has made a further investment in its cash management capabilities with the appointment of Merck veteran Amin Dangra. Press release 1 January 2017 1 January 2017 UTC SkySparc Happy New Year - Download SkySparc's free wallpaper calendar. Calendar 2017