22 May 2017

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Andy HirstSAP - LONDON

Postcards From The Digital Edge: Innovation Lessons From The Best

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In 1903, the President of the Michigan Savings Bank advised Henry Ford’s lawyer, Horace Rackham, not to invest in the Ford Motor Company. “The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a novelty – a fad,” he said. Not his best professional moment. Disruption can be unsettling and blindsiding in the short term. But underestimating it can hav...

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Sameer Singh JainiThe Digital Fifth - Mumbai

Outsourcing Technology for a bank is like outsourcing the bank

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“In many ways, we see ourselves as a technology company with a banking license.” Michael Corbat, Citibank CEO Consulting firms over last two decades have guided Banks to “Outsource Technology to Technology Providers”. This has helped the banks in focusing on their core competency, which is “Banking”. Based on this approach, technology teams within ...

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Tayloe Draughon
Tayloe DraughonDraughon.us - Chicago

Japan Tightens Regulations on High Frequency Trading: 3 FINTECH Needs

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Japan’s FSA (Financial Services Agency) is looking to implement tighter regulations on High Frequency Trading (HFT) as soon as 2018. Reuters states that “The growing presence of HFT on the Tokyo Stock...

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Stacey Small
Stacey SmallThe Glue.com - London

PSD2 is fast approaching. Don’t bury your head in the sand

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The PSD2 deadline is just seven months away, and we all know just how quickly time flies. Market feedback suggests that many financial institutions are still in the ‘reflection’ phase. So far, this ye...

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Christian Voigt
Christian VoigtFidessa - London

The same, only different?

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For MiFID II to work, the industry must have a clear understanding of what constitutes a single instrument. For cash products such as equity or debt this is straightforward, but in derivatives the con...

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Christian Ball
Christian BallGFT - London

How banks can learn the lessons of BlackBerry

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There was once a time when the mobile smartphone market was dominated by BlackBerry handsets. In recent years BlackBerry’s sales have plummeted and it seems unlikely they will ever regain the level of...

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Sarah Clark
Sarah ClarkMitek - San Diego

ePassports, the panacea for financial services’ digital identity verification pain?

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Looking ahead, it’s highly likely that once the exit of the UK from the EU occurs, additional hurdles to seamlessly onboarding new customers or authenticating existing ones will create greater challen...

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David Donovan
David DonovanSapient Global Markets - Boston

Open APIs - Leveraging Banking As a Service to Compete and Collaborate

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“Rolling in my Uber, that's just how I use my time” – Travis Scott, Uber Everywhere Remix. Welcome to the world where hip hop artists talk about companies created in the digital economy powered by ap...

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Ami Grewal
Ami GrewalGFT - New York

Assess: Why Cloud?

17 May 2017  |  2677 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Major changes have occurred within the asset management industry since 2008. Regulatory change and lower profits have forced asset managers to take a closer look at their operational efficiency. Howev...

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Hassan Waqar
Hassan WaqarUmmah Finance - Kingston Upon Thames

2017- The Year of Fintech?

16 May 2017  |  3993 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This year started out to be yet an exciting one for Financial Technology, I think it is safe to say 2017 is “the year of Fintech”. I support my statement by drawing attention to the growing interest i...

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