It’s Time to Scrap Screen Scraping for Good

It’s Time to Scrap Screen Scraping for Good

While screen scraping is one of the earliest forms of opening up the mainframe, these days it’s widely considered unsafe. If you use an app where you have to enter in your log-in credentials to grant access to your banking data, screen scraping is occurring. However,...
GT Software Joins Financial Data Exchange

GT Software Joins Financial Data Exchange

In our ongoing quest to support open banking adoption in the United States, GT Software is proud to announce that we have joined the Financial Data Exchange (FDX). FDX is a non-profit dedicated to unifying global standards for data sharing and empowering consumers to...
Low Open Banking Awareness in Finance Industry

Low Open Banking Awareness in Finance Industry

Our recent mainframe modernization survey provided observations about current or recent mainframe users. We surveyed over 160 individuals in various job functions and organizations. By far, the most interesting survey find was low awareness with open banking and...
Five Things We Learned About Open Banking

Five Things We Learned About Open Banking

Advanced, the third largest IT company headquartered in the UK, recently hosted a webinar to provide some perspective on what is going on with their current open banking movement. They brought in expert Chris Michael, the CTO of the Open Banking Implementation Entity...
2020 Ushers in New Role for the Mainframe

2020 Ushers in New Role for the Mainframe

Every December, we look back on the past year and marvel at the events that have taken place. You may have started the year single and are now engaged, or may now be the proud parent to a new baby or fur baby. A lot can change in just 12 short months. But one thing...