Information Technology and Innovation at Shinsei Bank
Shinsei Bank was rebuilt from the ashes of a failed predecessor, and pioneered new levels of customer service in retail banking in Japan. The bank's information technology, however, was vestigial at best and not well suited to the new service models Shinsei was offering. The bank's charismatic CIO, experienced in technological change, developed a modular, flexible infrastructure based on simplicity and parity. Describes the formation of Shinsei's new IT system, and raises questions as to Shinsei's potential in selling the IT design further down the road.
- 2006 HBS
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