21 January 2017


Rupert BullFinceler8 - London

Why professionalising entrepreneurship and sales focus are key for startup success

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I read a fascinating blog this morning by Slava Akhmechet, a founder of RethinkDB on why they failed (see here: http://www.defstartup.org/2017/01/18/why-rethinkdb-failed.html). There are two critical insights for me in this blog. The first is that the team wanted to build an elegant product and believed that once they had done this the market would...

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Caspar PerikSeerene GmbH - Amsterdam

How software maps can drive software innovation and transformation

19 January 2017  |  2072 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Maps allow us to use both the visual and analytical sides of our brains simultaneously. Our brains are connected to instantly understand context and make use of what we see. Maps free up our minds to intuitively explore beyond any point we’ve gone before. Today most value creation is driven by software, and financial services companies across all s...

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Steven Crowell
Steven CrowellCGI - Fairfax

Learning how to 'like' default management: Using social media to improve collections

17 January 2017  |  2109 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Social media channels offer rich opportunities to improve and even redefine the debt-related interactions between creditors and consumers. Like any new and disruptive technology, however, the differen...

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Albert Pumpur
Albert PumpurUX Design Agency - Riga

Banking Future is in Digital Channels and UX Strategy, Not in Marketing

17 January 2017  |  3154 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

2016 has just ended and 2017 has started. For most of the companies that means new strategic plans for possibility to grow in future. Banking industry is no exception. New year, new me or even better ...

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Patrick Frith
Patrick FrithBud - London

Inside the FCA Sandbox: Part one - Application and acceptance

16 January 2017  |  1667 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Late in 2016 The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) announced the first group participating in its regulatory sandbox. The initiative is the first of its kind globally and has sparked a series of world...

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Anna Tomczyk
Anna TomczykGFT - London

How building intelligence bridges can transform risk and compliance

16 January 2017  |  3753 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and transaction monitoring processes are becoming usual practices in today’s financial environment due to the increasing enforcement of more and more regulations. In recent...

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John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain: Time To Get Your Feet Wet

13 January 2017  |  7391 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

If you haven’t dipped your toe in the blockchain water yet, then it’s time to start. Your competitors are. After all the talking and evaluating in 2016, we’re now seeing banks embark on pilot projec...

Piyush Srivastava
Piyush SrivastavaiConvexity (www.iConvexity.com) - Greater New York Area

FRTB - The democratization and level playing field for the Trading book and Banking book

12 January 2017  |  3322 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

FRTB can be summarized in three lines as follows: - Close the loop hole of Capital Arbitrage between the Trading and the Banking books - Calculate the Capital as if the banks are in ...

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Alex Kreger
Alex KregerUX Design Agency - Riga

Why User Experience Engineering is a Must in Financial Industry for 2017

12 January 2017  |  4646 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The essence of user experience engineering There are millions of problems customers face every day. Any successful business starts with a solution-to-solve problem, but not every solution is usable en...

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Graham Seel
Graham SeelBankTech Consulting - Concord

Should Community Banks and Credit Unions Worry About Blockchain?

09 January 2017  |  5068 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

There is more hype, discussion and disagreement about Blockchain than any other technology impacting financial services today. There has been a lot written about blockchain (or more generally Digital ...

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