25 January 2017

Innovation in Financial Services

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Emma FoleyCR2 - Dubai

Virtual reality banking? Now that IS science fiction.

17 hours ago  |  2778 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Virtual Reality noun a realistic simulation of an environment, including three-dimensional graphics, by a computer system using interactive software and hardware. - Dictonary.com Back in early February 2016, Facebook uploaded a photo of CEO Mark Zuckerberg walking through what seemed like an army of VR headset wearing drones. The overall look and...

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Mohan KrishnanWipro Ltd - Bangkok

Is blockchain necessary?

23 January 2017  |  4561 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There is no dearth of material to tell us what is blockchain, how it is going to transform our lives in the years to come, where it could be applied, etc and the list is endless. That it is the next big thing after all, since the invention of steam engine, the electricity and the internet itself! World Economic Forum predicts that by 2025, 10% of...

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Vinod Sharma
Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

CashLess Payments to Drive LessCash Payments

17 January 2017  |  5009 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Abstract – Essentially, digital cash mimics the functionality of paper cash. The elimination of physical cash from economy is feasible is purely a technological perspective or assumption. Our hard ear...

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Albert Pumpur
Albert PumpurUX Design Agency - Riga

Banking Future is in Digital Channels and UX Strategy, Not in Marketing

17 January 2017  |  3636 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

2016 has just ended and 2017 has started. For most of the companies that means new strategic plans for possibility to grow in future. Banking industry is no exception. New year, new me or even better ...

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Paul Blank
Paul BlankTradAir - London

Understanding the quality of FX liquidity provision - why not all FX liquidity is created equal

15 January 2017  |  3189 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Global FX markets are in transition, the catalysts include tougher regulation, higher capital costs and reductions in leverage ratios. As a result, we are seeing continued fragmentation of liquidity a...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Connecting customers 3.0

12 January 2017  |  4978 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Banks have helped customers to connect since ancient times. Credit payments, card payments, letters of credit, collections, bank guarantees, securities transactions, project financing etc. This all be...

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Alex Kreger
Alex KregerUX Design Agency - Riga

Why User Experience Engineering is a Must in Financial Industry for 2017

12 January 2017  |  5067 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The essence of user experience engineering There are millions of problems customers face every day. Any successful business starts with a solution-to-solve problem, but not every solution is usable en...

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Henry Hilska
Henry HilskaConvexity Solutions - New York

What does the DTCC announcement mean for the future of Blockchain and Bitcoin?

11 January 2017  |  4411 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The recent announcement from DTCC, a financial industry services leader processing trillions of dollars of securities transactions on a daily basis, concerning the unveiling of a credit derivatives po...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

Should Community Banks and Credit Unions Worry About Blockchain?

09 January 2017  |  5144 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There is more hype, discussion and disagreement about Blockchain than any other technology impacting financial services today. There has been a lot written about blockchain (or more generally Digital ...

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Alex Bray
Alex BrayGenpact - London

Skinny and cuddly? How can your omni-channel experience be lean and customer-centric?

06 January 2017  |  7305 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

As we leave the Christmas season behind, my mind has turned to the inevitable thought of dieting. It is sad and depressing. As ever, I want to eat more and still obtain the perfect physique (which is ...

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