ADF Guidelines Compliant RBI Reporting Solution

ADF Guidelines Compliant
RBI Reporting Solution
Faster, fully automated, in-built integrations with core banking
• 220+ pre-built reporting templates
• Regular monitoring of changes in the RBI
returns and proactively addressing them
• Solution delivered off an OLAP ready data
RBI’s recently published approach paper suggests banks adopt a
straight-through processing of information to ensure quality and
timeliness of data. Straight-through processing requires automation of
data flow from multiple banking systems directly into a Centralized
Data Repository and then into the RBI report formats, without any
manual intervention to ensure data accuracy, integrity and timely
submission of returns.
mart with pre-configured Integration with
most popular Core Banking Systems
• Metadata driven solution with full data
lineage from source banking system through
to report ensuring easy audit of the data
• In-built business definition layer compliant
with RBI terminology
The Automated Data Flow (ADF) guidelines by RBI
RBI has classified banks into six clusters depending on their process and
technology maturity and recommends a suitable solutions approach. The proposed
Automated Data Flow solution comprises four key components as depicted below:
ADF solution
components as
suggested in RBI
approach paper
Data Acquisition
Data Integration &
Storage Layer
Data Conversion
Data Submission
• Configurable mapping from internal Chart
of Accounts to the RBI specific reporting
Based on their process and technology maturity, forward-thinking banking institutions
would need to plan their automated data flow implementation roadmap
• In-built Reference Code management
functionality for all RBI recommended
reporting codes
• In-built XBRL adapter with configurable
Biz$core Reserve Bank of India Reporting solution; enabling
compliance with RBI’s Automated Data Flow guidelines
Biz$core is an integrated suite of Business Intelligence, Analytics and Performance
Management solutions tailor-made for Banks. Biz$core’s ETL layer with pre-configured
integrations with source banking systems including popular Core Banking Systems
• Dashboards summarizing important metrics
across various business functions of the
bank for a ‘quick view’
• Configurable maker-checker process with
audit trail within the Automated Data Flow
extracts data from multiple banking systems and loads into a Centralized Data
Repository (CDR) which is engineered for the automated generation of RBI returns
through pre-built reporting templates A fully integrated Metadata framework enables
auditability of the data lineage from source to report. Configurable business rules,
maker-checker, multiple output formats and a code management module ensure that
the solution is capable of meeting RBI’s newer reporting requirements from the same
base ADF infrastructure.
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Biz$core’s Key ADF Solution Components
ADF solution
components as
suggested in RBI
approach paper
Business Performance
• Increased productivity
Data Acquisition
Data Integration &
Storage Layer
Data Conversion
Data Submission
Biz$core Source
System Adapters
Biz$core Banking
DW & Data Marts
Biz$core Business
Abstraction Layer
& Reference Code
Scheduled Batch
Reporting & XBRL
• Accurate reporting • Quicker decision making
• Increased business user enablement and
reduced burden on IT
• Improved personnel productivity
Accelerate your bank’s compliance with the ADF guidelines
• Insights to, and involvement of key
management in the RBI reporting process
Biz$core RBI reporting module contains over 220 reporting templates running off an OLAP
based Centralized Data Repository. Data integration into this repository is automated
through Biz$core’s data integration services, which also provides an auditable data
lineage via a fully integrated metadata management system. The system provides a
configurable approval workflow to aid review and submission of RBI returns. Dashboards
summarizing important metrics across various business functions of the bank provide
additional insight on trends and a quick snapshot of the information to be submitted. In
addition to providing a tailored solution for ADF in under 8 weeks, the CDR can further
be leveraged with Biz$core business solutions to deliver much greater business value.
• Accurate, consistent, timely Regulatory
• Flexible on-demand reporting
Robust Information Delivery Framework
• Extensibility and scalability • Extending business content • Incorporate additional source systems Biz$core Suite of Banking BI Solutions
• Platform agnostic
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Trade Finance
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Growth Solutions - Sales Effectiveness | Cross-sell
GRC Solutions - Regulatory Reporting | Basel X | ALM | IFRS | Fraud | AML
Performance Management Solution - Pre-defined KPIs & KRAs
Platform Solutions
Platform Extensions
Pre-built Banking BI content
Solution Data Marts
Metadata Management
Data Integration Framework
(Source system data adapters)
Master Data Management
Enterprise Data-warehouse
Data Quality Solutions
Ad-hoc Reporting
Mobile BI
Getting started
To learn how iCreate’s Biz$core can enable your bank’s RBI Returns generation, compliant
with the ADF guidelines; mail us at
About iCreate and Biz$core
iCreate is a ‘Business Intelligence for Banking’ specialist with an established presence in Africa, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Europe.
Biz$core - iCreate’s unique, integrated BI, Analytics and Performance Management solution, that integrates with standard banking systems, ensure
banks have a fully functional BI solution running very quickly, at the lowest TCO and with advanced solutions in areas such as Retail Banking, Corporate
Banking, Analytics 360, etc. iCreate is a winner of several premier industry recognitions including the Red Herring Asia 100, Deloitte Technology Fast
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