01 September 2016

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Jason WardEMC - Dublin

Mobile payments: why we’re on the verge of a revolution

7 hours ago  |  2055 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Over the past few years, the movement towards mobile payments has been one of disruptive trends in the banking sector. New payments services are already accelerating the move away from cash. According to Deloitte’s 2015 Payments research, in the UK, the use of cash is decreasing while other payment forms are gaining popularity. Mobile payments can...

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Carlo R.W. De MeijerIndependent - Maarrssen

Blockchain, Payments, Disruption, Use Cases and Real-World Examples: Recent Developments

10 hours ago  |  2249 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recently, I wrote about the results of a poll held by the European Payments Council (EPC) amongst its members on blockchain and its impact on the payments industry. These showed that a great majority (90%) believe blockchain technology could change the industry by 2025. And a quarter of the respondents even think it "will have a more comprehe...

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Samee Zafar
Samee ZafarEdgar Dunn Company

Can Blockchain Prevent Cybercrime?

13 hours ago  |  3421 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Can blockchain or distributed ledger technologies help prevent attacks on the world’s critical financial systems? Banks use standardised electronic messages, made up of codes and identifiers, a sort o...

Mohit Walia
Mohit WaliaNucleus Software Export Limited - Noida

Data Analytics: the next move for transaction banking

18 hours ago  |  2678 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Transaction banking has made remarkable progress in recent years. The easy availability of new tools and technologies has improved operating efficiency and accuracy. The challenges of increasing volum...

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Paul Miserez
Paul MiserezSWIFT - La Hulpe

Sibos Standards Forum, Geneva: Landscape and Roadmaps

30 August 2016  |  1961 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Preamble - At the occasion of the 2016 Standards Forum to be held from 26 to 29 September in Geneva, I interviewed a number of SWIFT's standards experts about the content of this year's programme. As ...

TagsPaymentsRisk & regulationGroupStandards Forum
Daniel Heck
Daniel HeckSugarCRM - London

Retail banking customers continue to be underwhelmed

30 August 2016  |  3313 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Remember the good old days? When your trusty banking customer was loyal, low interest rates dictated competitive advantage and a customer’s main gripe was that you were the only shop on the high stree...

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Alex Kreger
Alex KregerUX Design Agency - Riga

Is it true that traditional banks are engaged in self-deception?

29 August 2016  |  3930 views  |  6 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

We are constantly discuss that financial design should be clear, simple and helpful in solving user issues. Traditional banks agree, but they wonder why we have to constantly repeat what appears to be...

TagsMobile & onlineInnovationGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

New work - a renaissance in humaneness..

28 August 2016  |  3722 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

On the road to a fascinating and much better future of work and private life my take would include the following main milestones: Moores law making computing expontially more efficient, cheaper and...

TagsInnovationGroupInnovation in Financial Services
Gaurav Singla
Gaurav SinglaInfosys Ltd. - Bangalore

Agile and testing: What banks need to know

27 August 2016  |  5492 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Agile — a testing framework introduced in 2001 — is now being used across various banks in order to cater to their IT project needs. The basic principles of the agile methodology are as follows: Rapi...

TagsRisk & regulationInnovation
Carlo R.W. De Meijer
Carlo R.W. De MeijerIndependent - Maarrssen

Blockchain: Some Remarkable Announcements!

26 August 2016  |  6622 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

While Blockchain is seen by many as a network phenomenon that needs large market participation, collaboration and interoperability to succeed, both R3CEV and a group of four large global banks came wi...

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