Frontline Analysts Blog


Choosing a near-shore location: Dharma at Big Sur

Darren Sharma 14/06/17 11:52

Where can you efficiently locate offices for risk management and capital markets analysts? Whether you are looking at near-shore or off-shore locations, or indeed which corner of your trading...

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Life is Elsewhere, Życie jest gdzie indziej, जीवन कहीं और है

Darren Sharma 22/05/17 16:30

These days, when it comes to off-shoring thinking tasks, a lot of banks are feeling pretty jaded with wherever their off-shoring has been done. Usually that’s India. Off-shoring is quite often a...

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Extra brains in your executive office would look like this

Sagar Dharwar 21/12/16 14:33

Sagar Dharwar tells us what it's like to be part of the executive office of a CRO in a major bank 

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Financial Crime - training analysts to understand context

Tim Curran 31/10/16 14:12

We asked one of our veteran City of London Financial Crime trainers 'what makes Anti-Money Laundering training really effective?'

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Guide for risk managers part 2: planning your cost-efficient team augmentation

Darren Sharma 20/10/16 19:37

You’re a risk manager who has been mandated to plan cost-efficient augmentation of your team. You’ve opened a file, done save as, what next? Read how to move from tabula rasa to a plan. 

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First steps for risk managers who have to offshore or augment their teams

Darren Sharma 03/10/16 16:23

Costs need to come down in banking, so it’s inevitable that the CEO or COO will knock on the door of risk management and mandate offshoring or augmentation. What are the fundamental concepts you...

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How to train your dragons: five little-known ways to activate the talent of analysts offshore

Sarah Baynes 08/09/16 12:20

A few years ago I was asked to take up the challenge of helping to fast track top level Indian analysts into global capital markets. I have worked at the forefront of communication for years,...

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The home front: managing home centre managers when augmenting

Darren Sharma 19/08/16 08:41

When introducing or upgrading an augmented research team, banks, asset managers and risk managers often hope that their home centre teams will automatically work out how to collaborate with these...

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How to convert lame outsourcing into energised outsourcing

Darren Sharma 08/07/16 11:48

Here are two things which I often hear from analysts who work with offshore resources, and I’ve been wondering how they can be consistent

- My offshore analysts are pretty poor. I have to train...

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What makes Frontline Special unique

Darren Sharma 20/06/16 10:17

I was recently asked this in a meeting with a senior team from a global bank. 

It's a great question and to answer it I had to go right back to beginning when I founded Frontline Analysts in 2005....

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Choosing a near-shore location: Dharma at Big Sur

Darren Sharma 14/06/17 11:52

Where can you efficiently locate offices for risk management and capital markets analysts? Whether you are looking at near-shore or off-shore locations, or indeed which corner of your trading...

Read More

Life is Elsewhere, Życie jest gdzie indziej, जीवन कहीं और है

Darren Sharma 22/05/17 16:30

These days, when it comes to off-shoring thinking tasks, a lot of banks are feeling pretty jaded with wherever their off-shoring has been done. Usually that’s India. Off-shoring is quite often a...

Read More

Extra brains in your executive office would look like this

Sagar Dharwar 21/12/16 14:33

Sagar Dharwar tells us what it's like to be part of the executive office of a CRO in a major bank 

Read More

Financial Crime - training analysts to understand context

Tim Curran 31/10/16 14:12

We asked one of our veteran City of London Financial Crime trainers 'what makes Anti-Money Laundering training really effective?'

Read More

Guide for risk managers part 2: planning your cost-efficient team augmentation

Darren Sharma 20/10/16 19:37

You’re a risk manager who has been mandated to plan cost-efficient augmentation of your team. You’ve opened a file, done save as, what next? Read how to move from tabula rasa to a plan. 

Read More

First steps for risk managers who have to offshore or augment their teams

Darren Sharma 03/10/16 16:23

Costs need to come down in banking, so it’s inevitable that the CEO or COO will knock on the door of risk management and mandate offshoring or augmentation. What are the fundamental concepts you...

Read More

How to train your dragons: five little-known ways to activate the talent of analysts offshore

Sarah Baynes 08/09/16 12:20

A few years ago I was asked to take up the challenge of helping to fast track top level Indian analysts into global capital markets. I have worked at the forefront of communication for years,...

Read More

The home front: managing home centre managers when augmenting

Darren Sharma 19/08/16 08:41

When introducing or upgrading an augmented research team, banks, asset managers and risk managers often hope that their home centre teams will automatically work out how to collaborate with these...

Read More

How to convert lame outsourcing into energised outsourcing

Darren Sharma 08/07/16 11:48

Here are two things which I often hear from analysts who work with offshore resources, and I’ve been wondering how they can be consistent

- My offshore analysts are pretty poor. I have to train...

Read More

What makes Frontline Special unique

Darren Sharma 20/06/16 10:17

I was recently asked this in a meeting with a senior team from a global bank. 

It's a great question and to answer it I had to go right back to beginning when I founded Frontline Analysts in 2005....

Read More