24 July 2016

Innovation in Financial Services

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Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

It Takes a Village to Manage Operational Risk

22 July 2016  |  3485 views  |  0 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 and mine? Check! Yesterday I had the pleasure and privilege of moderating a great panel discussion on Big Data Analytics for Risk Management. The dis...

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Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

What Every FinTech CEO Should Know About Risk Management

19 July 2016  |  7936 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 business of managing risk on other people’s behalf – that’s the primary reason they exist. Banks look after our deposits, ensuring they don’t get lost...

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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  |  5596 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...

TagsRisk & regulationRetail banking
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  |  4285 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...

TagsSecurityRetail banking
Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

How Many Lawyers Does It Take to Save a FinTech?

08 July 2016  |  4900 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  |  5948 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  |  7431 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  |  3378 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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Vinod Sharma
Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

FinTech the Champion of -Banking- Services

28 June 2016  |  4547 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Abstract - Cashless or LessCash are terms, which are often interchanged, which in most cases create confusion amongst consumers and to some extend new startups. If we are to consider the Asia-Pacific ...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

FinTech and Core System Providers - Between Scylla and Charybdis

24 June 2016  |  1688 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Community banks and Credit Unions buy most of their technology from the core banking system providers. So they aren’t terribly excited about buying directly from a FinTech. There are four main core sy...

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Date 12 Nov 2007
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A discussion of trends in innovation management within financial institutions, and the key processes, technology and cultural shifts driving innovation.
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