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Karl RiederGFT - London and Barcelona

NoSQL to the Rescue

10 June 2014  |  2508 views  |  1  |  Recommends 2

One of the most interesting, and potentially revolutionary, applications of big data technology in financial services has to be the schema-less trade repository. The best way to understand the solu

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Cash is king, but of which kingdom?..

09 June 2014  |  2074 views  |  2  |  Recommends 1

It was interesting to see many Finextra readers defending cash. Most arguments in favour of cash are based on sentiments, rather than hard facts. The best authority on that subject, IMHO, is Dave Bi...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Chip and Skim Cards: Renewed Need for Layered Authentication

03 June 2014  |  1970 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In the ongoing game of one-upmanship between hackers and payment fraud prevention technology, new research presented at the 35th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy suggests that the fraudsters ha...

Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Checking my crystal balls

02 June 2014  |  1182 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Summer is upon us, and it's time to do mid-year revision of my predictions for 2014 (last year I got 6 out 7 right). Wearables - tick Samsung's Gear 2, Moto 360 by Motorola, G watch by Google (dev...

Anas BouraniMisys - London

Play, Win and Show it Off!

02 June 2014  |  2048 views  |  1  |  Recommends 2

Banks love to win. So do customers. Gamification truly takes off when customers see the real value gamification can give to them. To that end, I would like to examine how gamification drives custom...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Esbo

How long can e-banking keep growing?

26 May 2014  |  1521 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Over 6 million e-banking contracts in a country with 5,5m people - and there is a monthly fee. And transactions just keep growing..

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Alexander PeschkoffTEDIPAY - London

Apple's Siri - iPhone security hole

23 May 2014  |  2758 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Spear phishing is a powerful fraud technique. The objective is to get sensitive/confidential data which can then be used to mount at attack. A combination, for example, of my home and mobile numbers, ...

Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Esbo

e-id as bank service storming ahead in Finland

19 May 2014  |  1157 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The most natural thing in the world is to reuse e-banking credentials, ready HABIT and TRUST for public sector and other 3rd party services when strong identification and/or contract signing is needed...

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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Esbo

Banks turbo-driving e-invoicing in Finland

19 May 2014  |  1032 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Almost all enterprises in the country signed up (336.000). Huge growth in transactions. Consumer volumes exploding this year as direct debit features have been integrated.

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Chris ErringtonGresham Computing plc - London

Exploiting the value of extended remittance information

13 May 2014  |  1100 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

I sat in on an interesting case study discussion at the London SWIFT business forum last week about the use of extended remittance information (ERI) to improve automation of accounts receivable and pa...

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