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Jamie Campbell

Jamie Campbell

Commercial lead at Bud
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Bio Commercial Lead - accountable for making people aware of the services we build and how the financial services industry can benefit from Bud's technology.



Open Banking... in 3 minutes

08 Feb 2017

This post is an abridged version of a larger white paper - 20 mins - on Open Banking. What is Open Banking? In this case, Open Banking is a term used to describe two pieces of financial regulation: The competition and Market Authority’s (CMA’s) ‘Open Banking Remedy’ and the European Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2). These two pieces of regulati...


Change one small thing and turn your company into an ideas factory.

22 Aug 2016

Good ideas are the cornerstone of innovation and progression. They create giddy excitement in meeting rooms around the world and turn failing businesses into successes stories. So why aren't companies having more of them? And why are good ideas so difficult to come by? There are plenty of causes, I'm sure, but this is one that's been overlooked fo...


The Russian Doll Paradox

15 Aug 2016

Wooden. Layered. Traditional. I could make the obvious "and thats just the banks!" joke, but I think I'll refrain. Russian nesting dolls (or matryoshka dolls) are weird little things. Normally they're wooden figures painted like nurses or matrons (matryoshka literally means little matron) all piled inside one another with a little baby ne...


Something McSomethingface and the power of choice

16 Jun 2016

If you haven't heard, challenger bank Mondo now has to change its name due to trademark issues. They have called for a crowdsourced name to "involve the community" as much as possible. In doing so they have had to stipulate that Banky McBankface would not be an accepted suggestion, explaining that "suggestions need to begin with an...