08 Feb 2020
Pension is known in the western world as income at age and what pays the bills, when one retires from his/her job life, what was put aside during work life. But not many actually understand how much is needed to be prepared for age or may be in false hope that state pension will be enough for a living. The EU recently progressed a Pan-European Per...
19 Jan 2020
Banks are increasingly outsourcing their core payments platform technology and operations. What seemed in past years far fetched even to consider has become a viable option. Is Payments as a Service (PaaS) on the brink of becoming the new normal for banks as technology-focused payments service providers are winning more and larger in scope mandate...
03 Sep 2019
Yet another run on mobile payments in Europe - or really the next chapter to build a realistic and successful counterbalance to Apple, Google, Samsung, Visa, Mastercard and alike? An newly created alliance of European payment providers wants to create a pan-European standard for smartphone payments as an alternative that does not require Apple, G...
05 Apr 2016
We all know the official definition: Payments Services Directive 2, but we should be looking at ‘alternative versions’. “Perfect Storm Digital 2”, “Premier Service Driver 2”, “Paradigm Shift Dynamic 2”? OK, they may never catch on as advertising slogans. But they all go some way to capturing the sense of excitement and opportunity that should be a...
03 Sep 2019
18 Oct 2016