Solution Delivery is a broad service category that involves the design, development, integration and implementation of all financial application and/or business intelligence components needed for a fully operational solution. ESP has extensive experience with all asset classes including equities, equity derivatives, FX, interest rate derivatives and commodities. We also provide solutions across the full trade life cycle: trade capture, processing, credit risk, confirmations, collateral management / counterparty exposure and settlements.
In addition to full-range financial application knowledge, ESP also specializes in web services deployment and application development, database and technical architecture with quality assurance, and disaster recovery planning. Using popular and customizable platforms (such as .NET, Java, PHP, ORACLE, SAP, Netezza, etc.), ESP is able to deliver powerful solutions that meet the needs of their clients.
As part of ESP’s standard solutions delivery package, we are typically engaged in both front and back office operations:
- Current state assessment
- Peer assessment
- Requirements documentation
- Gap analysis
- Offshore / Nearshoring
- Vendor evaluation
- Proposed technical and process solution
- High-level roadmap
- System Implementation
ESP’s strategic global sourcing guidance is tailored to our clients’ environments and goals, and we leverage our experience to help clients avoid potential pitfalls. In order to manage the global sourcing effort, ESP works with its clients to establish goals and methodology for a successful PMO implementation and executes PMO services on a day-to-day basis to deliver the desired results.
The advantages of ESP’s global sourcing service is that it provides a standardized approach for baselining and delivering initiatives. Our financial service expertise allows us to identify major cost reduction levers, model different scenarios to best fit client needs, and provide greater support and customer focus at a lower cost.
In addition to the standard solution delivery offerings, ESP also provides a number of additional services. Including but not limited to:
- Health check and assessment
- Process reengineering
- Third party tool implementation and upgrades
- Reporting and metrics development
- Bespoke Development
A number of widely used software packages and development tools are supported and implemented by ESP, as well: Calypso, Summit, Sophis, Openlink and Triple Point to name a few.