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Andrew Beatty

Andrew Beatty

Head of Global Next Generation Banking at FIS
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Bio Andrew Heads up FIS' global banking strategy and writes about the evolving business and tech landscape of banking. Career History With 30 plus years in the Fintech industry, he is recognised as a voice on disruption in financial services. Andrew will share his insights in to the latest Fintech trends, strategies and solutions.


Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

Visualizing the New Normal in Banking

21 May 2020

Maxwell Maltz told us that, “Most 'crisis situations' are opportunities to either advance or stay where you are.” With that in mind, which banks are best placed to move ahead after the current crisis? Early 2020 was a time when most banks were embarking on digital strategies, in varying degrees. Then the COVID-19 pandemic struck and suddenly every...

Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

Navigating Change: Components and Microservices Give Banks Flexibility for the Future

07 May 2020

“The only certainty is that nothing is certain,” wrote Pliny the Elder about two millennia ago. Few would challenge this sentiment, particularly these days – in fact this perspective may be more relevant now than ever. In the business of banking there’s a continuous flow of new regulations, advances in technology, and shifting customer expectations...

Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation

Banks Need to Learn What Big Tech Teaches

23 Apr 2020

In the banking industry, the core system contains vital records for the business. It is the beating heart of the operation, so its “life expectancy” had better be built for the long haul. McKinsey estimates that about 70% of banks are reviewing their core platform to enable real-time processing and remain relevant in a digital world – but with the...


Opening the Vault

06 Apr 2020

We live in an era of platforms. Many sectors, including financial services, are embracing platforms as a new and better way of doing business. Banking as a Platform (BaaP) is nascent but the benefits of “platformification” show the direction of travel for the industry. Banks that are not yet prepared for this new era must start to be soon. Bankin...