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Debbie Green

Universities: unlocking innovation through the finance function

Universities are where innovation begins. They produce research that moves us forward scientifically, technologically and socially. Some of our best and brightest reside within their walls. However, w...

30 m
Finance 2.0
Pooja K

How Cryptocurrencies Can Help Global Economy and Build a Better Future

Cryptocurrencies have long been discussed and debated, but they’re only now coming to light as financial tools that can be accessible and useful to more than only die-hard connoisseurs. Cryptocurrenci...

2 h
Blockchain Observations
Domenico Scaffidi

SWIFT gpi: the build vs buy debate

As the world moves towards a more global way of doing business, banks and financial institutions need the capability to move money around efficiently, transparently and in a cost effective manner and ...

3 h
SWIFT Matters
Marcus Martinez

Is mobile banking contributing to app fatigue?

Since the advent of the internet in the late 90’s, despite some initial scepticism, Banks are increasingly present in cyber space offering new products and services. The maturity of the internet-banki...

4 h
Open Banking
Thomas Pintelon

Can banks help to fundamentally redefine our notion of trust?

Trust is the glue that holds society together. Historically we trusted people in our local community. Later this evolved to a centralized trust in large corporations and institutions, but recently thi...

6 h
Financial Risk Management
Anthony Walton

Increased Regulation of Operational Risk is Coming

At the end of October, a Treasury Committee report in the UK said the frequency of online banking crashes and customer disruption had become unacceptable. Steve Baker, the Treasury Committee’s lead me...

23 h
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Gabe McGloin

Avoiding Black Friday Blues

Although the Christmas shopping season starts earlier every year, the transaction frenzy really begins with the sales juggernaut of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. According to an Adobe Analytics surv...

20 Nov 2019
Fintech
Pooja K

Up to a Third of Goods Sold Through Online Gold Exchanges Could be Fake According to Reports

A recent report commissioned by the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office and the British Hallmarking Council found that up to a third of all gold jewelry sold online could be unhallmarked, and possibly ...

20 Nov 2019
Financial Inclusion
Joris Lochy

The war for direct customer contact - Banks should fight along!

In March of this year, the World Wide Web celebrated its 30th anniversary. In these 30 years, there has been an exponential increase in the number of websites. Today there are over 1.5 billion website...

19 Nov 2019
Customer Service 2015-2019-2025
Bartlomiej Szymanski

Building a communication hub, the technological race among communication platforms providers.

A call center evolved over the 40 last years and became one of the major touch points in the banking sector. The initial idea was to cumulate a workload which previously was processed in different off...

19 Nov 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Martin McCann

Creating a system of intelligence for lending

Systems of intelligence create the opportunity to capitalize on logarithmic increases in business data to deliver new services that are exactly tailored to individual corporate needs and delivered ex...

19 Nov 2019
Jose Pierre

Leading in an AI and Data Analytics world

The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is expanding and continually changing. The power of AI to accumulate considerable amounts of data for analytics, speech recognition, visual perception, learnin...

18 Nov 2019
Open Innovation Ecosystems