Archives for: December 30th, 2012

Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank of Bangladesh)

Central Bank of Bangladesh

Bank Strengthening Project

ICD Corporation took on the role of IT Program Manager for the Bangladesh Bank (Central Bank of Bangladesh) Central Bank Strengthening Project (CBSP). ICD Corporation was responsible for the automation and project management of all aspects of the Central Bank including Banking, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Automated Cheque Processing (ACP), the development of a Data Warehouse to support Monetary Policy, Statistics, Research, Banking Supervision and the Credit Information Bureau, Office Automation and the basic technology infrastructure to support the implementation of the aforementioned applications. ICD Corporation assisted in the development and review of the bidding requirements and facilitated the evaluation of bids. This was performed using ICD Corporation’s procurement evaluation methodology that resulted in a “No Objection” from the World Bank.

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Josephine P. Nicholson, President

Josephine Nicholson

Ms. Nicholson is the President and co-founder of ICD Corporation. She performs consulting in the areas of commercial bank marketing and product development, commercial and central bank operations, payments and accounting. Examples of her work include the development of the Core Banking technical specifications for the Central Bank of Rwanda, development of the product development strategy for the Bank for Investment and Development of Viet Nam (BIDV), support in the assessment of payment systems at Bangladesh Bank and assistance in the development of the Retail Payments Strategy for the Central Bank of Egypt. Ms. Nicholson has extensive experience in Commercial Bank and Central Bank operations including core banking and ERP systems as both a banker and consultant. This includes specific expertise in business process analysis, business continuity planning and the development of functional requirements and technical specifications for Core Banking and ERP systems. She has also performed work in the development of procurement criteria and procurement facilitation as well as system implementation including the training of Users. Her experience spans 26 years in banking management, retail banking and bank operations, private banking, product and brand management, payments, central bank consulting and advisory, private banking, small and medium enterprise “SME” and financial services for both the corporate and government banking sectors. Read More→

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Thomas W. Nicholson, EVP

Tom NicholsonContact Email: TNicholson@ICDCorporation.Com
Mobile: +1 413-281-3372

Mr. Nicholson is the Executive Vice President and a co-founder of ICD Corporation. He performs consulting in all areas of commercial and central bank ICT. His experience and expertise as an international development executive is based on over 30 years of global advisory, consulting and development in banking technology. Prior to co-founding ICD Corporation, Mr. Nicholson worked for IBM, Digital Equipment Corporation (Now HP), Oracle and the Tower Group (a banking technology consulting organization). His experience is derived from his work with commercial and central banks in both international and the domestic US markets. His expertise includes ICT strategic planning, governance, policy development, organizational assessment, change management, business analysis, system design, business process management and reengineering, training, procurement and delivery of technology solutions and project management. His application expertise covers Core Banking, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Payments, and Data Warehousing systems. Mr. Nicholson has extensive experience in central banks in the development of technical and functional specifications for Core Banking, ERP, Data Warehouse (for support of monetary policy formulation, research and statistics), Banking Supervision (supporting data collection and analysis of prudential returns and systems that support the central bank supervisory process) and Payments (Real Time Gross Settlement – RTGS, Automated Clearing House – ACH, Cheque Processing and Card based systems). Read More→

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