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Private POCs, Permissioned Ledgers and Patents in Blockchain

26 December 2016  |  13374 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As we near the end of 2016, Banks continue to form Blockchain consortium groups to develop platforms and test this technology, the most prominent being R3CEV, Hyperledger Project and the like. While we mull over the exits from R3 & from other consortia, there are new ones formed (China, Japan, Russia). And every now and then, we hear that a ne...

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Technology trends and predictions for financial markets in 2017

21 December 2016  |  11527 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The point of making predictions is not to be right, but to be ready. So with that purpose in mind, what might technology have in store for financial markets in 2017? The big four underlying trends One prediction we can make with some confidence is that several long term underlying trends are maturing and will manifestly change the way we work. 1. D...

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Uber and Airbnb are Not the Digital Economy

19 December 2016  |  17999 views  |  7 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

When is disruption a bad thing? According to the London black cab driver I had recently, it is when Uber comes to town. A rival taxi company using an app for hailing and a GPS for finding its way arou...

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Need for multiple Aadhaar and Mobile number linkage to bank account - Cashless Economy in India

15 December 2016  |  6076 views  |  5 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Most of the lower or middle income group families in India has only one member earning for the family, but almost everyone in the family has a role to spend for various expenses. This case is more rel...

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FinTech Chatbots - The Millennial Command Line

14 December 2016  |  15964 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have a confession to make - I'm not really a millennial! Despite my liberal use of emojis in my tweets and the word 'awesome', the fact of the matter is I missed out on the crucial millennial cutoff...

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Identity verification in an era of data breaches

08 December 2016  |  7974 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Cyberattacks and breaches have grown in frequency, and losses are on the rise. In 2015 the number of U.S. data breaches continued to break records with 781 reported where the number of records exposed...

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Guess What Day It Is! It’s FOMC Day!

08 December 2016  |  1795 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

This was originally posted November 21, 2016 in the TradeTalk blog on TT's web site. Share Here we are again. Just when we all thought we had it figured out, the election whizzed on the electric fenc...

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The true value of customer-centric default management

07 December 2016  |  4561 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Bill collecting is as old as business itself. Debtor prisons are gone, thankfully, but sometimes it seems like the basic dynamics of debt collection have not changed much since Victorian times. To the...

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Blockchain Wants To Be Friends With Your Financial Supply Chain

07 December 2016  |  9929 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

Only a few months ago, blockchain was considered a bit geeky, and known mainly in crypto-hacking and techno-banking circles. Critics said it was a technology in search of use cases. Whilst it’s hardly...

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Was 2016 the year that retail banking changed forever?

06 December 2016  |  6112 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

You can say what you like about 2016 but it’s unlikely to be forgotten. Whereas the memory of most years quickly blur, there’s little doubt that the one just passed will be vividly remembered for a ho...

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