20 October 2016

Innovation in Financial Services

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Paul LashmetNorth Castle Integration LLC - Armonk

Artificial Ignorance - Not Normal Is an Opportunity

19 October 2016  |  2376 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 unimportant data, allowing you to focus on what is important and necessary in order to create value. Introduction “Artificial Ignorance” is a term that re...

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Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

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

19 October 2016  |  3420 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. Today payment industry can be compared with either payment war, payment jungle or even just payment storm. On the other hand how Mobile Financial Se...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

OK We Need to Innovate. But Where Do We Start?

17 October 2016  |  3088 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Community banks need to innovate. Most of us accept that. Too much is changing around us, too many other players are jumping on our turf. Regulators seem out to strangle us. And customers demand more...

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Vinod Sharma
Vinod SharmaEconet Wireless Zimbabwe - Harare

NFC FinTech Banking Technology and Speed

17 October 2016  |  5372 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

NFC – FinTech, Banking, Technology and Speed. Abstract – African financial services industry is in the midst of extraordinary change more and more of the population is becoming part of the formal fi...

Veejay Jadhaw
Veejay JadhawSAP, Global Financial Services - New York

How to Radically Transform Payments Operations through Digitization

13 October 2016  |  3070 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you look at major banks across the world today, you'll find that most banks have set up innovation arms that are now working at the frontier of digital technology's potential in banking. Five years...

Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

Models Are Essential for Banks, but How Do We Know They’re Right?

13 October 2016  |  3308 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Banks are dependent upon models of all kinds. This is because reality is much too complex for us to understand well enough for perfect predictions of the future. Models are used as a simplification of...

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Alex Kreger
Alex KregerUX Design Agency - Riga

Three Banking User Experience Mistakes You Have To Avoid

28 September 2016  |  3565 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I found 3 key findings in Capgemini and Efma annual Retail Banking Report 2016 about banking customer experience, which I want to share with you. 1. Banks are focused on older customers leaving Gen...

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Andy Peart
Andy PeartArtificial Solutions - Newbury

Conversation - the traditional medium that will transform your digital business

28 September 2016  |  2119 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Most banks have dabbled with natural language in some form. A simple virtual assistant on a website or a mobile app that allows basic voice commands, but these are just point solutions to specific pro...

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Vishwanath Thanalapatti
Vishwanath ThanalapattiRisk Management Professional - Toronto, Canada

SIBOS: The changing trend in technology adoption by banks

28 September 2016  |  2531 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The current ongoing SIBOS is a milestone event showcasing disruptive and innovative technologies that the banks will have to embrace to stay competitive. The fintechs are the toast of the event. One c...

Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

Is Blockchain Really the Answer to Global Payments?

21 September 2016  |  6997 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Ripple (amongst others) promises to disrupt correspondent banking by driving out delay, cost, complexity, and uncertainty. Will it deliver on this promise? Ripple has recently announced Series B fundi...

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Date 12 Nov 2007
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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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