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The New Paradigm Pt 2 - Listening to the Customer

29 June 2009  |  2923 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I've seen plenty about Web 2.0 and people wondering how do banks get into social networking. From what I can see most of you have it back to front. It's not about using the new social media communications channels as just another means of bleating out your unwanted messages, or or to have you most passive and vetted staff chatting with customers. I...

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Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

See beyond the core..

28 June 2009  |  2865 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Many enterprises have seen that focusing only on the core may be detrimental as there are few examples that this has created innovation based growth. This does not mean that routine tasks, that can be outsourced, should not increasingly be. Outsourcing has been an early and is in the context of the networked economy an even more natural step. Once ...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

Game-changing Innovation

28 June 2009  |  3874 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

" The role of the innovator is to meet customers on their terms as human beings.The goal of the innovator is to empower your customers to realize the change they want to see in the world." P...

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Information Overload - Privacy and The New Paradigm Pt1

26 June 2009  |  2876 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have noticed a few things lately. Corporations have an obsession with information. That's essential you might say. I'd agree that information is essential, but exactly what? It is important to make ...

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25 June 2009  |  2429 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

One of the reasons I haven't been too excited by the latest gadgets to 'assist' the customers at our dinosaur banks is because quite frankly - the whole idea is just ridiculous and obsolete. From wher...

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Europe-wide research reveals demand for innovation

23 June 2009  |  3179 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Despite the apparent batten down the hatches and ride out the storm attitude of many businesses during this downturn, our recent research shows that the business side of large retail banks across Euro...

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Trading Dilithium on the Intergalactic Exchange

22 June 2009  |  3565 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you are of a certain age, then you remember the original Star Trek series (let's all forget about that new one that opened last month). Captain Kirk, Mr. Spock, Dr. McCoy and the rest of the inte...

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Banking 'as we know it' is DEAD - done and dusted.

19 June 2009  |  2979 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Big call. I have seen the light or more accurately 'retail banking' at the speed of light. Natural, easy, safe, private - the way the customer wants it. So fast it's invisible - you don't even see an ...

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Alan Goodrich
Alan GoodrichGoodrich analytiX Ltd - Harare

EUR 33m to reinvent the wheel...

15 June 2009  |  4337 views  |  4 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Arguably this is not a blog, as it has been too long since my last missive - perhaps on this occasion it should be categorized as a periodic rant in disbelief at human ability not to learn from others...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki Region

Half baked efforts..

09 June 2009  |  3894 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We live in an increasingly fragmented reality and often enough it is difficult to see the full picture when trying to turn inventions into innovations. Very strong focus can be put on the many aspects...

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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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