Following a string of high profile technical blackouts, Britain's biggest banks have been urged by the UK's influential Treasury Select Committee to invest more resources to improve their technology infrastructure and to appoint board directors with knowledge of IT.
Royal Bank of Scotland is to trial technology from 12 'eco-innovation' startups across its property portfolio in Bristol as it bids to create its first carbon-neutral banch.
Paul Thwaite, Head of RBS Transaction Services, Royal Bank of Scotland, outlines the key trends emerging at Sibos 2015 in Singapore, how client needs are developing and the challenges in satisfying them.
Teresa Connors, Head of Client Engagement, Payments, Royal Bank of Scotland, speaks about the changes since payments system regulator was introduced in the UK, and the potential of PSD2 as an opportunity for collaboration.
A survey by Accenture has found that almost half of the world's biggest banks have no directors with any technology experience on their board.
Royal Bank of Scotland is to connect 100,000 staff across the bank to Facebook at Work, an enterprise version of the social network, to encourage collaboration and allow employees to communicate faster and more efficiently.
Global non-cash payments volumes are expected to increase by nearly nine per cent in 2014, as massive emerging markets such as China and India begin to go electronic and mobile money takes off in developed countries, according to the latest annual World Payments Report from Capgemini and Royal Bank of Scotland.
From nanotechnology to beehives, eight firms have been selected to test their products as part of an innovation challenge by Royal Bank of Scotland for the regeneration of its Gogarburn headquarters in Edinburgh.
Nine of the world's largest banks are backing an initiative to create a set of global standards for the use of distributed ledger technology in financial markets.
Royal Bank of Scotland is the latest cash issuing bank to commit to the use of polymer bank notes rather than old school cotton paper.
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