27 July 2016

Innovation in Financial Services

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Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

What is FinTech and where does it Live?

18 hours ago  |  2895 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Abstract – A few years back, I had a fascinating discussion about Fintech. Today every 3rd if not 4th profile on LinkedIn is about FinTech Expert. Few days ago someone asked me a million dollar question “What is FinTech?” I was intrigued with such a small, simple question but found it difficult to answer this to a person who is not from those 4 pe...

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Alex BrayMisys - London

Bank of Pikachu? What does Pokemon Go mean for banking?

25 July 2016  |  3935 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

You cannot have missed the latest craze for Pokémon Go. Hordes of zombified individuals are wandering around your city, staring at their mobile devices. They are hunting for Pokémon. These ‘pocket monsters’ are animated characters which users collect, train and fight. Users visit PokéStops and Pokémon Gyms hoping to catch wild Bulbasaurs, Pidgeot...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

It Takes a Village to Manage Operational Risk

22 July 2016  |  4872 views  |  5 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Whose job is it to manage operational risk? The Chief Risk Officer? Check Operations Management? Check Compliance? Check Data Management? Check Technology Providers, FinTech and RegTech? Check Yours ...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovation
Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

What Every FinTech CEO Should Know About Risk Management

19 July 2016  |  9164 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

A FinTech CEO who doesn’t understand risk management is at a crushing disadvantage. Why? Banking at its core IS the business of managing risk. Banks don’t just have to be risk-aware. They are in the ...

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John Rockliffe
John RockliffeHyland Software - London

Chief digital officers can bring innovation, but the company has to get behind their ideas

15 July 2016  |  5752 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The number of companies employing a chief digital officer (CDO) to drive their technological development is soaring, and the financial services sector is getting in on the act. With a real understandi...

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Alex Noble
Alex NobleVizolution - London

What does HSBC’s adoption of voice biometrics tell us about trends in identity, customers and contac

14 July 2016  |  4381 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Wanting a change from Brexit articles (too many of them are just too much speculation), I was looking back at some of the news stories from earlier in the year that I’d meant to blog on but hadn’t man...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

How Many Lawyers Does It Take to Save a FinTech?

08 July 2016  |  4942 views  |  10 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Bank regulation is older than you think. The ancient Code of Hammurabi, which predates Moses and the Biblical legal code of the Pentateuch, includes rules for interest-bearing loans (not more than 30%...

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Konstantin Rabin
Konstantin RabinKontomatik - Warsaw

Brexit And Fintech: What Will Happen?

04 July 2016  |  5984 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Brexit still remains a hot topic in the media. The consequences of the British referendum will have—well, they already do—a profound impact on the world’s economy. Fintech companies are no exception t...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

Can FinTech Companies Thrive in Community Banking?

02 July 2016  |  7474 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

There are over 6,000 community banks in the US. Many of these manage significant assets, and have meaningful IT budgets. Their small business and consumer customers are looking for competitive digital...

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Paul Lashmet
Paul LashmetNorth Castle Integration LLC - Armonk

Maximizing Innovation: Great Proof of Concept! Now What?

29 June 2016  |  3385 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Great feats of innovation can die a slow and unremarkable death if they are not adopted by the organization. Adoption requires a comprehensive approach to integration that recognizes the importance of...

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