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March Micro Focus Universe 2019 Vienna
  OBS goes Java!
At this year's Micro Focus Developer Conference in Vienna Patrick R. Weber will talk about the communication between Cobol and Java using WM-EDDY as an example.
The event will take place from 26th to 28th of March at the Austria Center Vienna.
Find more Information here
March DIE SOFTWARE on German WM-Finanzplatztag
  From 6th to 7th March 2019 in Frankfrt/Main the 12th German Finanzplatztag will take place. Part of the numerous exciting specialist lectures is also a lecture by Dieter Heidrich, Product Manager at DIE SOFTWARE, on the subject of "Open Trading Architecture".
Find more Information here
February ODDO BHF User Report Published in IT Financial Magazine
  As reported, the ODDO BHF Group has consolidated and modernised the Group-wide IT architecture by using the OBS credit module, thereby fulfilling its priority objectives: Quality improvement and cost reduction at the same time.
Read in the IT-Finanzmagazin User Report how the bank could be brought to a highly successful go-live in only 15 months.
February DIE SOFTWARE: Mastering Major Regulatory Projects Successfully Together
  In issue 3/2019 of the German "Zeitschrift für das gesamte Kreditwesen" Frank Oestreich, MIFID-Projectmanager from Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers AG, and Klaus J. Friese, Managing Director from DIE SOFTWARE, report on the successful cooperation between the OBS-userbanks and DIE SOFTWARE during the MIFID implementation project.
Link to the article (German).
January ODDO BHF Has Successfully Integrated OBS Credit & Loans
  Two flawless months of daily processing and an error free year-end highlight how successfully the OBS Credit Module has been integrated into the existing ODDO BHF IT landscape. DIE SOFTWARE makes an important contribution to the goals of ODDO BHF.
More information in the press release.


November New OBS Adapter for Tick-TS
  DIE SOFTWARE has developed in cooperation with Tick-TS AG a fixed based connectivity to the German exchanges (e.g. Xetra, Xontro, Xitaro and Eurex). Currently already four OBS-user banks are using this platform. In addition both via Tick-TS as well as directly from OBS further brokers can be connected. With this functionality OBS offers a seamless integration and flexibility for routing security trades.
October DSW-Magazin "momentum" Newest Edition
  With the half-yearly released magazin "momentum", DIE SOFTWARE informs her customers in compact form about projects, ongoing and ahead as well as up-to-date instruments. The newest edition is now available in the customer forum (German).
Juli OBS auf Digitising the Banking World
  For Management Events DIE SOFTWARE CEO Klaus J. Friese explains why the automation of complex banking processes must reach from end to end and how OBS can meet the different needs of different financial institutions (German text).

Management Events organizes meetings and events in Europe and Asia for company leaders, decision-makers and solution providers. Meet us there!
July OBS in gi Geldinstitute: Digitization Needs Prozess Engeneering
  In edition 3/2018 of German gi Geldinstitute, DIE SOFTWARE co-CEO Klaus J. Friese points out how to approach the digitization of complex banking processes and why a reliable core banking system such as OBS is indispensable for success (in German language).

Audience of the professional journal, published by german av-news company, are CEOs and deciders in banks – orga, IT, communication and market as well as directors of special branches.
June OBS with PostGreSQL arouses media interest
  DIE SOFTWARE co-CEO Klaus J. Friese explains to German "IT-Finanzmagazin", why OBS with PostGreSQL offers an interesting alternative to Oracle and how this integration could be managed successfully and rather quickly (in German language)
April New Client - OBS With PostgreSQL
  OBS, as overall banking system, went live at a German client on the basis of PostgreSQL. We are pleased to welcome the new client to the OBS Community!
January New Client
  On Janaury 1st we could welcome another Bank at the OBS-TAX community. The new DSW client uses OBS-TAX in conjunction with a propriate Core Banking System. DSW is pleased with the growth of the OBS-TAX Community!
January Production Start With MiFID II and Investment Tax Law
  Punctually to the turn of the year, the regulatory requirements where implemented with and at our client sites


October Move to New Rooms
  Our service company DSB now occupies new rooms in Klosterbauhof 5
September Fresh Minds at DIE SOFTWARE
  We wish our six new young colleagues who started their job training on 1st of September at DIE SOFTWARE much success and, even more important, much fun!
April Girls' Day at DIE SOFTWARE
  On 27th of April another 10 young girls visited DIE SOFTWARE to be inspired of working with the computer by our current trainees and our trainers.
March DIE SOFTWARE BAaS Banking Applications and Services GmbH
  The founding of the subsidiary DIE SOFTWARE BAaS Banking Applications and Services GmbH underlines DIE SOFTWARE‘s commitment to its customers, to also take on the operation and support of all banking applications. The new company will be responsible for the ASP model at DIE SOFTWARE: Managing Directors for the ASP subsidiary are Martin Köhler and Jörg Martin.
Februar DIE SOFTWARE Signes Strategic Cooperation Agreement With adesso
  adesso is one of the leading German IT service providers with an industry focus on the banking and financial services sector. The now signed cooperation agreement with DIE SOFTWARE makes it possible to offer joint solutions in the future.
Read the press release of adesso AG
Januar 5. MiFID II Workshop in Ebersberg
  On January 24th the now 5. workshop about changes according to MiFID II took place. By connecting members of DIE SOFTWARE with up to three participants of six banking companies, again a huge cumulative specialist knowledge had been assembled to face the topic. The implementation of the new functionalities in OBS has already started. The new program features will at first be presented to our customers on a central testing stage in Ebersberg, before distribution to the individual banking companies will start this summer.


November KickOff-Workshop for German InvStRefG at DIE SOFTWARE
  At end of november, customers using OBS-TAX module met to kick-off the implementation of German Investmentsteuerreformgesetz (InvStRefG).
Current experience has been put down to a technical business specification and a draft for technical implementation has been introduced. Thus accomplished, a technical prototype will now be started covering basic areas of InvStG 2018 as Fondsausschüttung, Vorabpauschale, fiktive Veräußerung and Fondsverkauf.
A next meeting is scheduled for the end of March 2017.
October MiFID II Customer Group Meets Again at DIE SOFTWARE
  On October 11th, specialists delegated from our customers met again in our place to consider latest assumptions, finalizing the specification phase and thus putting the project before implementation.
The catalogue of OBS-adjustments for MiFID II had been put together within the last workshops, moderated by DIE SOFTWARE.
This success was reached by constructive cross-customer cooperation between all delegated specialists, benefitting all participants in the end – an old established conzept of DIE SOFTWARE.
September "Change Is a Competitive Necessity for Growth Companies"
  Patrick R. Weber, CEO of DIE SOFTWARE AG Zurich, speaks for about business model transformation, adoption of new technologies, business process renewal and organisational restructuring as competitive necessities for growth companies – and how OBS does support your company
Click here to replay the article (mp4, english, 2:37 min)

Meet Patrick R. Weber on "StrategyCircle Banken" summit (27-28/09 in Munich, Schloss Hohenkammer)
April Roadshow: MiFID II - a Status Report
  In April, DIE SOFTWARE took part in in the WM-Group roadshow.
Dieter Heidrich, as Head of Department responsible for the banking development in OBS, spoke about the "Requirements For System Architecture in MiFID II Context".
  Girls' Day Again at DIE SOFTWARE
  On 28th of April, another 10 young girls took the opportunity to look behind the scenes of information technology. Together with our trainers and current trainees they spent an exciting day in our head office and were able to find out that IT is not wizardry.
March MiFID II Workshop Reloaded
  On 8th of March, the second workshop for MiFID II took place. The preliminary findings from the first workshop were analysed further with the participating banks, to elaborate the main priorities.
Presentations and minutes are accessible for our clients in the customer forum
January Starting the New Year with OBS Workflow Engine
  In today’s world, Tax- and regulatory law, as well as a modern product range, require a broad collection of data, so that the maintenance of costumer master data often means entering large amounts of data in the correct place.
DIE SOFTWARE has now created, together with one of its clients, a dynamic Workflow-Engine for OBS, which will assist the staff member in charge of client master data, while enhancing data quality at the same time.
Read more about it in our customer forum!


November MiFID II Workshop at DIE SOFTWARE's in Ebersberg
  At the end of November, department specialists of different banks met with DIE SOFTWARE specialists in Ebersberg to assemble knowledge, facts and views regarding MiFID II and to discuss technical and professional adaptations even beyond OBS, in order to jointly define further necessary developments.
DIE SOFTWARE offers its clients shared costs for jointly initiated developments, ensuring cost efficiency for all OBS user banks also in the area of regulatory requirements.
May A Thank You From Satisfied Client
  We at DIE SOFTWARE are happy, if our
[Sweet OBS]
clients are happy. We are even happier though, when happy clients surprise us like this (click to enlarge):

(If you're needing help to translate from "Schwyzerdütsch" (Swiss German dialect), please do not hesitate to contact DIE SOFTWARE AG, Switzerland in Zurich)
April Second Girls'Day at DIE SOFTWARE's
  On 23rd of April, the German "Girls'Day", 8 young girls visited our head office to learn more about the job profile of an IT specialist and our company
March DIE SOFTWARE Presents E-Solutions for OBS
  DIE SOFTWARE presented in Ebersberg on 24th of March, the new suite for E-Solutions in OBS to its clients. The E-Solutions Suite consists of an E-Banking as well as a web- and tablet-version and a web-based client advisor solution. All components of the E-Solutions Suite communicate via services with OBS, using the OBS data base and encompass the OBS standard functionality.
January OBS PMS was Launched
  Shortly after the change into the New Year the complete OBS-PMS (OBS Portfolio Management System) went live at one of our clients. The implementation of the trade date based OBS-PMS followed a detailed project plan, which included the data migration of the historical performances, the purchase prices and the year-end asset valuations from the legacy system into OBS-PMS. Following the implementation, OBS-PMS now calculates the performance across all portfolios on a daily basis. Portfolio managers and the client advisors now not only have a homogeneous and efficient user interface for all their activities, but also have a single system containing all holdings, thereby simplifying and streamlining the functional and technical processes of the bank


December Successful Client Portfolio Migration
  The long-term client and OBS-user Bethmann Bank AG acquired the private client portfolio of another bank. During the migration of the client- and transaction-data the bank was supported by DIE SOFTWARE:
  "A Banking Business Company That Is Producing Software As Well":
  "The most important part of that company is its understanding of our business"
Read more about how DIE SOFTWARE has, for years, reliably supported Bethmann Bank with the execution of complex integration projects and made a significant contribution to the growth of the bank, and not only as a software vendor (PDF)
November Efficiency Enhancement of the IT-Business
  DIE SOFTWARE designed and implemented a single database and single source concept that allows to consolidate the previously split OBS-Systems of the head office and foreign subsidiary in one single database instance, using single source for both legal entities. The concept ensures that the booking entries and the balance sheets are prepared in accordance with foreign and German accounting principles, on both individual bank and group level. Furthermore a consolidated fund custodian bank concept was also implemented within this single database instance
  Make New from Old
  Without any impairments of the production an older OBS was successfully upgraded through DIE SOFTWARE. After corresponding preparation and intensive collaboration with the client the upgrade took place over a weekend and the staff could start unimpeded on Monday morning with their ‘new’ OBS their working week
August EMIR Message Part II
  On 11/8/2014, OBS clients timely launched EMIR reporting of Position, Valuation and Collateral
March Girls' Day at DIE SOFTWARE
  10 girls spent the Girls'Day at our location, learning about the training to become an IT Specialist and getting known to our company. Our actual trainees "spilled the beans" and small groups worked successfully together on some PC missions
February OBS EMIR Put into Operation on Schedule
  All by 12th of February 2014 required reporting processes of transactions to trade repositories in accordance with EMIR-regulations have successfully been put into operation with the new EMIR module of OBS by several OBS banks. OBS EMIR supports the automated reporting of relevant transactions as well as the automated processing of responses from the trade repositories. Furthermore the reporting of open transactions (“backloading”) is fully available in OBS EMIR and has been successfully implemented by the OBS banks