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Payments Potential

Bernd RichterCapco - Frankfurt

PSD2 What SHOULD It Stand For?

05 April 2016  |  3106 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We all know the official definition: Payments Services Directive 2, but we should be looking at ‘alternative versions’. “Perfect Storm Digital 2”, “Premier Service Driver 2”, “Paradigm Shift Dynamic 2”? OK, they may never catch on as advertising slogans. But they all go some way to capturing the sense of excitement and opportunity that should be a...

TagsPaymentsRetail banking
Bernd RichterCapco - Frankfurt

Utilities are useful - global survey finds out

08 March 2016  |  2609 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Across the financial industry a Capco/Finextra global survey confirms growing awareness that Utilities are useful – not least because of their potential to transform the way banks approach compliance. Now we know. This is more than ‘sourcing on steroids’. Utilities should be seen as a great deal more than ‘sourcing on steroids’. Well configured a...

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Bernd Richter
Bernd RichterCapco - Frankfurt

Prepaid: a 'magic bullet' for retail banking?

19 October 2015  |  2591 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Nobody disputes that it’s tough to succeed in today’s retail banking industry. Some would argue that only a magic bullet could transform the fortunes of ‘traditional’ banking in the post-Google and Am...

TagsMobile & onlineRetail banking
Bernd Richter
Bernd RichterCapco - Frankfurt

DigiSourcing - accelerated development of digital banking applications

01 September 2015  |  2770 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Wanted – New ways for banks to embrace successful digital innovation without ignoring old problems. We keep hearing that banks must do more to bridge the ‘digital gap’. But, in order to create and de...

TagsMobile & onlineInnovation
Bernd Richter
Bernd RichterCapco - Frankfurt

Another 'fine' mess? 300 billion US dollars in bank fines and counting...

23 June 2015  |  3464 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Fines aren't fine any more. That should be a message resonating loud and clear around financial institutions, as another year of the rolling regulatory tsunami gets fully underway. We're braced for th...

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Bernd Richter
Bernd RichterCapco - Frankfurt

Payments - time to revitalize a key revenue stream

04 June 2014  |  3333 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Payments need to be profitable once again, as well as compliant. The good news is that they can be. Granted, payments are not the dependable cash cow they once were – a guaranteed profit producer, eas...

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Bernd Richter
Bernd RichterCapco - Frankfurt

The RRP Challenge: How far have you progressed?

13 June 2013  |  1639 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recovery and resolution planning (RRP) - yet more valuable resource diverted to compliance? Or can it be a source of deep structural understanding and competitive differentiation? To date, some 39 sep...

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