23 October 2016

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Carlo R.W. De MeijerIndependent - Maarrssen

Blockchain: can it be of help for the agricultural industry?

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During my economics study in the seventieth of last century (indeed a long time ago!) one of the courses I followed was agricultural economics. Recently I met a Canadian (with Dutch roots) from the agricultural business and we were talking about the opportunities for using blockchain technology in this area. Up till now there has been very little ...

Diederick Van ThielAdviceGames Group of Companies - London

New strategic credit weapons in the 2017 banking battle on cost income

21 October 2016  |  4299 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

New technologies drive cost/income breakthroughs New technologies like machine learning, biometry and block chain have entered the financial industry and will impact the banking battle on cost/income big time! The results of the Finextra/AdviceRobo survey produced this summer on Robo-Advice show that there is an increasing awareness of the potenti...

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Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

Weighing up best-ex and best innovation

21 October 2016  |  3343 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Competition amongst exchanges was a defining theme in MiFID I, but when it comes to best execution and trading venue fee structures, MiFID II might reverse some of that. MiFID II acknowledges that exc...

TagsTrade executionRisk & regulation
Michael Davison
Michael DavisonAtos - London

Hybrid Cloud and Data Analytics: Maturing the Model

20 October 2016  |  5553 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Financial services organisations still often face both ways at once on cloud and analytics. They want analytics everywhere but, when it falls short of its promise, retreat. They don’t particularly w...

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Richard Broadbent
Richard BroadbentWincor Nixdorf - Bracknell

Ensuring the security of self-service

20 October 2016  |  5739 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Last year more than 18,700 attacks were reported on Europe’s ATMs - that’s nearly 1 in 20 ATMs impacted by security breaches and that doesn’t include those that go unreported. As the demand for cash r...

TagsSecurityRetail banking
Ruby Sahai
Ruby SahaiNucleus Software Exports Ltd. - Noida

Small and Medium Enterprises to drive Global Payment Ecosystem Innovation

19 October 2016  |  5696 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Small and Medium enterprise is going to drive the payment revolution, the foremost reason being that the new global SMEs are being run by tech-savvy young generation entrepreneurs and secondly that th...

Paul Lashmet
Paul LashmetNorth Castle Integration LLC - Armonk

Artificial Ignorance - Not Normal Is an Opportunity

19 October 2016  |  3433 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

‘Artificial Ignorance’ may sound like a parody that expresses a blissful retreat from the hype and fears of Artificial Intelligence. But it is not. In this case, ignorance is the act of ignoring unimp...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovationGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Oliver Parker
Oliver ParkerMansion House Consulting - London

The API in Transaction Banking

19 October 2016  |  5529 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Within our industry we are always looking for the ‘next big thing’, from mobile payments, cloud, biometrics and behavioural biometrics through to Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (machine intell...

Mallik Y
Mallik YJMR Infotech - Bangalore

Cyber Attacks on Banks

19 October 2016  |  3265 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Instances of Banks suffering cyber attacks are on the rise. Cyber attacks were reported this week on Banks in India. In fact Reserve Bank of India (India's Central Bank) came out with rigorous guideli...

Vinod Sharma
Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

Will Banks ever be successful in Mobile Payments or Mobile Financial Services

19 October 2016  |  3865 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

Abstract – This article is only meant for discussion and healthy arguments, its not a conclusion by any means this is just an assumption and current picture focused on African & few other markets....

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