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Killian CliffordMobile Money Consulting - London

Interoperability - the watch word for 2012

17 February 2012  |  3743 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In a previous posting, I pointed to a statistic which said that MPESA accounts for more than half of the world’s mobile money users. Mobile money services in countries outside of Kenya have just not...

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SMEs suffer because of missed Merlin targets

17 February 2012  |  3595 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

30% of UK SMEs have missed growth opportunities because they weren't able to access finance - Federation of Small Businesses There has been much coverage in the press this week about the failure of th...

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Why Financial Services outsourcing is the future

17 February 2012  |  9218 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The world of Financial Services is at a serious crossroads. Whilst many in the Finance profession sniggered at the recent motivations and methods of the worldwide “Occupy Wall Street” movement – a de...

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Top 20 Banking Financial Forum Communities

17 February 2012  |  10452 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Forums are a great way to get connected and learn more about the “pulse” of global Finance and Banking industries. The word “Forum” and “Community” very much go hand-in-hand these days – they are oft...

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Sales Issues After Sales Mergers in the FinTech Arena

15 February 2012  |  3613 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The Role of a Common Sales Method, Process and Technology during Mergers As the pace of business, continues to accelerate, strategic combinations have become the weapon of choice for gaining market sh...

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John EverhardPegasystems - Reading

Personalised customer service- myth or achievable goal?

15 February 2012  |  3296 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

A piece in Times that I read last week offered an inspirational example of how financial services providers can achieve business transformation by fostering personalised relationships with customers a...

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Integration mitigation

15 February 2012  |  2793 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

In an increasingly commoditized payments world, it is no surprise that banks seek to differentiate their payments offering. Technology is usually the key enabler in creating competitive advantage, but...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Fear not the social media crowd

15 February 2012  |  4306 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

Well, I see the Facebook/Twitter hysteria is at fever pitch again. There's the concern around market events like the fake Sina Weibo post stating that Kim Jong Un had been assasinated, apparently cor...

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An Inconsistent Truth

14 February 2012  |  4928 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

During a recent review of Mobile banking apps, it became apparent to me that most services have failed to utilise the full potential of mobile devices. Most banks have designed their Mobile banking ...

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Social Media Can Wreak Havoc on the Market

14 February 2012  |  3214 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“North Korea’s biggest leader Kim Jung Un, this morning in Beijing time 2:45 a.m., had his residence broken into and was assassinated,” a social media message from China stated last week. “Vehicles ar...

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