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Myles Dawson

Beating payments fraud in 2021

The key types of digital payments fraud, ecommerce risk management tactics, and the tools to fight back When it comes to digital payments, ensuring that all genuine transactions are processed smoot...

5 h
Bob Lyddon

Unicredit ejects the pilot as it prepares to be stuffed in merger with Monte dei Paschi

Jean-Pierre Mustier is to step down as CEO of Unicredit Group, in which he restored Faith and Hope over the last few years. He baulked at Charity: agreeing a merger with Monte dei Paschi di Siena (MPS...

5 h
Gabe McGloin

Are chargebacks heading for extinction?

Chargebacks have existed since the early days of distance selling – the predecessor of e-commerce. Mail-in catalogues and Avon ladies were some of the earliest ways consumers could purchase products a...

5 h
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
Darshna Shah

A Data Scientist’s introduction to sustainable finance

A marked change in atmospheric carbon has always been incompatible with Earth’s stability, and has been a feature of all 5 mass extinctions. In previous events in has taken volcanic activity up to one...

9 h
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services
Thomas Pintelon

More flexibility in business loans, now more than ever

In a previous blog on whether "credits are not too commoditized" we shared some thoughts on how banks can differentiate more based on offered credit services rather than just interest rate. ...

11 h
Trends in Financial Services
Anatoly Kaptsan

Omnichannel banking, a myth or reality

Omnichannel as a concept, is omni-present: it’s something that the industry has been discussing for years, but, particularly in banking, a true omnichannel experience is still a rare, almost mythical ...

11 h
Laurent Descout

Managing treasury operations safely and securely from a remote environment

The events of 2020 have caused many people to reassess how they manage their businesses. Treasurers were forced into an unprecedented situation where they had to manage cash and international payments...

11 h
Treasury Management
Joris Lochy

Peer-to-peer payments - A crucial component towards a cashless society

The Corona crisis has led to an exponential decrease in the usage of cash, due to the associated hygienic problems and the enormous rise of eCommerce. While in commercial transactions cash is disappea...

14 h
The Payments Business
Chris Principe

Facial Recognition: Who can it be now?

Facial Recognition: Who can it be now? Who can it be knocking at my door? Go 'way, don't come 'round here no more. Who can it be now? These 1981 lyrics of Men at Work foretold the usage of Facial Reco...

30 Nov 2020
Online Banking
Steve Morgan

Despite Tightening Purse Strings, 2021 Will See Banks Embrace Technology Investment

At the outset of 2020, nobody in the banking industry could have predicted the chain of events that would unfurl. But it hasn’t all been doom and gloom – this year has seen unparalleled technological ...

30 Nov 2020
Digital Banking Trends
Denis Ostapchenya

Why Banks Should Take Cryptocurrencies Seriously

Not long ago, traditional banks made a mistake. Due to inertness and conservatism, the world's largest financial organizations have missed out on the rapid growth of FinTech. Banks had to implement n...

30 Nov 2020
Diederick Van Thiel


Looking at the 2020 strategic banking game to detect the winners! The battle on the banking customer has become intense. Therefore, I researched the underlying competencies that drive current and futu...

30 Nov 2020
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation