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2012 contradictions

24 January 2012  |  3448 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The world bank has recently published their six monthly GEP report showing interesting contradictions in growth across various regions. In the Eurozone of course we are looking at a recession of 0.3%,...

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Roy McPherson
Roy McPhersonMacroy Consulting - Maldon

6 Nations Rugby Competition

24 January 2012  |  3092 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Come join my Six Nations prediction game on SportGuru! It's free and loads of fun. Just click here: http://www.sportguru.co.uk/sixnations/pool.asp?p=10014288 Pool name: City People Pool code: gre...

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Talking technology just delays innovation

24 January 2012  |  3217 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

With a few notable exceptions (such as Apple) the fact is that technology doesn't really matter. What really matters, especially when you are targeting consumers, is application. Sounds controversia...

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This is non-compliant in the UK

24 January 2012  |  4025 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Cardholder Present transactions in the UK are mandated to be Chip and PIN verified, and since this device is swipe only (like Square in the US) it would not reach the minimum requirements for such pay...

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Srini  Prabhala
Srini PrabhalaInfosys Ltd. - Hyderabad

HTML5 - Transforming the customer experience for Banks

24 January 2012  |  6620 views  |  8 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There has been huge momentum around HTML5 with Banks and other financial services firms in the last year and the enthusiasm continues into the New Year as technology managers of these large financial ...

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Andres Fontao
Andres Fontaofinnovista - Madrid

New considerations for mobile banking strategies in Europe

24 January 2012  |  5689 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

comScore and Telefónica Germany announced the results of "Connected Europe" Study which highlights how smartphones and tablets are shifting media consumption in Europe. With regards to mobil...

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Alex Bray
Alex BrayGenpact - London

Knocking the Froth off Social Media

23 January 2012  |  5512 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Social media has exploded across the financial services industry. And like many a new craze before it, it has largely been driven by the perceived need to do something, compounded by a lack of industr...

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Gary Wright
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Getting the most from trade finance

23 January 2012  |  3246 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Investment banks have enormous positions to fund on a daily basis. This will include not only its own proprietary positions but also those of its clients who make use of the bank’s market capabilities...

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Avoiding the Delta of Disappointment for Fintech Companies

23 January 2012  |  3497 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In a previous Blog about the uptake of Social Media tool, Twitter, I recounted the returns companies get when they deploy a sales methodology, and also the reasons why many companies invest in methodo...

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Simon Romp
Simon RompGFT - London

Another one slips through the DLP net...

23 January 2012  |  3353 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

New York Fed contractor charged with stealing Treasury code – this story is yet another example of how organisations are failing to address the risk that ‘trusted insiders’ – in this case a contracto...

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