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No More Business As Usual For Banks - G20

27 September 2009  |  2802 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Recent events may have forever changed the global economic system. That isn't to say capitalism is dead, no its alive and will become well, eventually. It will just be a different style of capitalism. It won't, however, be back to business as usual for banks. Unrestrained capitalism rather obviously leads to no good. Good is sort of what it is real...

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Ministry of Justice employees overpaid by 1.5m pounds

25 September 2009  |  3343 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Freedom of Information Act requests revealed more than 1,000 staff at the department were overpaid a total of £1,522,995 over the last three years – but more than half that total will never be paid back. In one case, a civil servant nearly doubled their salary. The unnamed official was handed an extra £18,500, on top of annual earnings of £22,000. ...

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21st Century Transaction Systems and Health Care

19 September 2009  |  2882 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When thinking about doing things differently in the transaction and identity space its hard to go past the health care industry. There are an awful lot of health care transactions and with the right s...

Matt White
Matt WhiteFinextra - Toronto

Oh no, not more Twitter-related 'news'

18 September 2009  |  3676 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Couple of stories from the FT this week that demonstrate the value of social networks to the financial world (or alternatively, the media's obsession with Twitter and Facebook - you decide). First up,...

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So the Bull Has Come Out For A Walk

16 September 2009  |  1950 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Are we seeing the up-and-up?

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Transparency and 21st Century Transaction Systems

14 September 2009  |  2417 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I started out trying to improve consumer processes and interactions. This entailed connecting the dots between what was already out there in a consumer friendly and easy to adopt manner. It was pointl...

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Wear Your Credit Rating on Your Browser

12 September 2009  |  1952 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I've heard some crazy plans lately. Recessions bring them out, or at least companies trying to develop a bit of upward spin on their share prices. Google has apparently been planning to tag all all ou...

Ainsley Ward
Ainsley WardACWA Consulting - Diegem

MasterCard using the credit crisis to close European HQ?

03 September 2009  |  4473 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The moderately recent IPOs of MasterCard and Visa have had a profoundly different effect on the two companies presence in Europe. While Visa seperated out it's EU business into an independent associat...

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ID Theft, the value? of Equifax, Experian TransUnion Data

02 September 2009  |  3019 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I read on another blog, a list of 36 things that credit card companies, or credit reference agencies at least, consider as highest in importance when assessing risk, and it named Equifax, Experian and...

Elizabeth Lumley
Elizabeth LumleyGirl, Disrupted - Crayford

As if RBS didn't have enough problems...

01 September 2009  |  3857 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Today in post-Bank Holiday London a group of climate change campaigners snuck onto the RBS trading floor in the Bishopsgate offices and glued themselves together. The WSJ has printed a few words on t...

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