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Parth Desai

Edging ever closer to the abyss: why AI will reverse this trend

Parth Desai, CEO and Founder of Pelican, discusses why AI is already a fact and not fantasy. He highlights why financial institutions and corporates need to get on board now – or risk getting left beh...

24 Oct 2016
Retired Member

The API in Transaction Banking

Within our industry we are always looking for the ‘next big thing’, from mobile payments, cloud, biometrics and behavioural biometrics through to Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence (machine intell...

19 Oct 2016
Myles Dawson

Southeast Asia: Your next 600 million shoppers

With a total population exceeding 600 million people, a fast developing economy and the rise of digital adoption, Southeast Asia should not be overlooked by retailers looking to expand into Asia. Yet ...

18 Oct 2016
Vinod Sharma

NFC FinTech Banking Technology and Speed

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...

17 Oct 2016
Innovation in Financial Services
Rohas Nagpal

Math Money: A simple introduction to crypto-currencies

Abstract: Crypto-currencies (bitcoin et al) have caught the attention of Governments, enforcement agencies, geeks and the general public. This document provides a simple introduction to crypto-curren

17 Oct 2016
Ben Bradley

7 Mistakes Recurring Merchants Make When Fighting Chargebacks

Chargebacks are a complex, expensive and aggressive problem. First, they come in all shapes and sizes and impact all types of merchants. There are two main types of chargebacks — fraud (which includes...

14 Oct 2016
Veejay Jadhaw

How to Radically Transform Payments Operations through Digitization, Veejay Jadhaw

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...

13 Oct 2016
Innovation in Financial Services
Howard Berg

The road to the cashless society

It’s over forty years since Britain went through its last true payment revolution with the decimalisation of the country’s currency system. What was part of our day-to-day lives was gone over night an...

10 Oct 2016
Martin Cox

How Will We Pay in 2020?

The history of payments is best described as a search for simplicity, security and convenience. Coins, banknotes, cheques, payment cards have all been introduced with the aim of making paying for good...

07 Oct 2016
Retired Member

EBA Strong Customer Authentication - The End of Frictionless Card Payments?

It seems that European payments regulation may be forcing the cards market to take a step backwards. We appear to be moving away from the frictionless online payment environment that so many of us use...

06 Oct 2016
Parth Desai

Building Intelligence: Part Three

What is the likelihood of AI based solutions becoming an imperative in financial services and not just a ‘nice to have’? In my earlier blogs I explored the basics of AI and how to implement the techno...

06 Oct 2016
Josh Lintern

Six lessons financial services can learn from Bitcoin, blockchain's original use case - Part 1

Careful consensus selection, an understanding of the concentration of power and a clear grasp on the settlement finality within the design are all crucial in any blockchain solution for use within fin...

05 Oct 2016