Milan, Jan, 31st, 2023 – S2E|Solutions2Enterprises, business technology consultancy has recently
accomplished a project for one the major banks of Italy, commissioned by Morningstar Italy.
S2E is Morningstar Italy’s technological partner for the development of cloud-based solutions aimed to integrate and extent its Enterprise Components.
Together, they are working to offer SaaS solutions to businesses belonging mainly to the banking & insurance sector, relying on Amazon Web Services ecosystem, leading cloud computing platform for on-demand services. The scope is to provide custom solutions, based on a modern, reliable and scalable infrastructure, bringing all the advantages related to AWS public cloud, market leader.
This solution combines Morningstar Italy’s proprietary tools (Direct, ScoreCards, etc.) with S2E’s advanced Funds Picking component to facilitate and speed up the Bank’s Asset Management processes.
By using the platform, the Bank’s investment managers can periodically build model portfolios to direct new investments and rebalance existing ones.
The high quality of the data produced by Morningstar Italy is paired with a user experience specially designed by S2E for the specificities of the business user, so as to provide a practical, fast, and transparent solution that reduces the time required to carry out this critical activity while providing greater control without compromising flexibility.
In order to build the model portfolios, S2E developed algorithms that are based on market and ranking data provided by Morningstar Italy, ensuring that the composition strategies of the same are properly allocated on categories, microcategories and risk profiles, in accordance with regulatory requirements applicable to the sector and bank.
This solution is completely built on AWS Managed Services:
- Web Application Firewall for payloads security;
- Elastic Beanstalk for the application component;
- DynamoDB for non-relational database;
- CloudWatch for logging and observability;
- AWS Batch for performing massive calculations.
With this collaboration, S2E and Morningstar Italy were able to develop, in a short period of
time, a solution that met the specific needs of the customer, effectively reducing development
and maintenance costs, while ensuring high reliability and resilience that are essential for any
process banking business model.
About Morningstar Italy
Morningstar Italy is the Italian branch of Morningstar Inc., a leader in independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. The company offers a wide range of online solutions and services for financial institutions, asset managers, consultants, as well as individuals. Morningstar provides data and research on a large number of investment instruments, including stocks, funds and other managed investment products, private markets, along with real-time data, indices, futures, options, commodities and precious metals, in addition foreign exchange and bond markets. Morningstar also offers investment management services through its investment firm subsidiaries and has more than $239 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2022. The firm operates in 29 countries. For more information, visit www.morningstar.com/company. Follow Morningstar on Twitter @morningstarit. About us
S2E | Solutions2Enterprises is a business technology firm, 100% Made in Italy with headquarter in Milan and branches in Rome, Lecce and Tel Aviv (Istrael) with +400 people including employee and business partners. Since over 10 years, S2E redesigns, customizes and develops a wide range of business digital solutions for companies in Isurtech, Fintech and Business techin the areas of competences of Digital Engagement, Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligenece, Cloud Services and Cybersecurity. Innovation is our key business driver and we are always scouting for new cutting edge technologies around the world.