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Carlo R.W. De Meijer

Remaining challenges of blockchain adoption and possible solutions

A growing number of companies have expressed their will to enter the blockchain arena. But after some number of years in which their focus was mainly on the benefits of blockchain in various areas, in...

29 Feb 2020
Blockchain Observations
Bhavesh Vaghela

What do customers want?

Anyone working in product development needs to think, feel and live like a customer to truly understand what they need to do. I’ve worked in digital for over a decade, but all too often I’ve heard the...

28 Feb 2020
Innovation in Financial Services
Debbie Green

Putting humans at the helm of finance innovation

As technologies such as 5G, IoT and AI are rolled out across industries, old business models are being overturned and new ones created, all in the name of progress. Even the most established industrie...

28 Feb 2020
Finance 2.0
Bob Lyddon

Protecting global financial markets from Eurozone systemic risk

The Euro is a currency without a Eurozone sovereign legal person backing it. Swathes of Eurozone financial assets are rated and accounted for as if there was such a legal person, whereas the backing f...

28 Feb 2020
Ed Whitehead

Our great hope: open banking, PSD2 and SCA - challenges and opportunities

One of the great hopes for the fintech community this year is that open banking truly takes off. The sector is working tirelessly to deliver solutions that let consumers easily, and securely, manage t...

28 Feb 2020
Open Banking
Tim Duncan

Speed and Scale: The End and Beginning of Inclusive Finance

The Private, Public and Impact Sectors Join Forces for AI for Good Close to 4,000 people are expected to attend the 2020 United Nations AI for Good Summit in Geneva. Senior executives from impact or...

27 Feb 2020
Inclusive FinTech
Mary Defilippe

Coronavirus Infects Commodity Markets

Nothing demonstrates the volatility of commodity markets better than the title of this blog. In just a few days, the virus went from a serious problem in China to a global health emergency impacting m...

27 Feb 2020
Business Knowledge for IT
Robert Siciliano

How to Prevent your Devices From Spying on You

You might not realize it, but your electronic devices may be tracking you. They know what you are doing, what you are reading, and the things you like to do. In almost every case, you give these devic...

27 Feb 2020
David Ratnage

Choose Change for Faster, More Accurate Credit Decisions

When you're assessing the creditworthiness of borrowers, you need technology to help you not only do it efficiently and get it right but also give you flexibility. So, is your credit assessment soluti...

27 Feb 2020
Artificial Intelligence and Financial Services
Lisette Anciaes

Digital Tipping: The Way of the Future for Service Workers

In the ever evolving financial world, cash is becoming used increasingly less often by customers. This is especially true in the service industry. Cards are becoming king when paying and this includes...

26 Feb 2020
Paul Malyon

5 principles of data literacy

It’s clear the vast majority of businesses see data as among their most valuable assets, vital to success. Being a genuinely data-informed business is of huge importance to winning a competitive advan...

26 Feb 2020
Data Management 101
Pierre-Antoine Dusoulier

The hidden costs of foreign currency exchange for UK businesses

In a globalised economy, being able to make and receive payments in international currencies is critical for businesses of all sizes, including start-ups and SMEs. Yet the costs of doing so can be sub...

26 Feb 2020
Fintech