26 September 2017
Bo Harald

Good for society at large

Bo Harald - ZEF, Transmeri, Real Time Economy Program

347Posts 1,307,371Views 256Comments
Innovation in Financial Services

Innovation in Financial Services

A discussion of trends in innovation management within financial institutions, and the key processes, technology and cultural shifts driving innovation.

Give citizens a choice - and this is what they choose

07 January 2013  |  2452 views  |  0

Strong e-id is often needed when logging in also to non-banking services. Reusing bank e-id also there - especially in the public sector - is something of the most sensemaking aspects of also otherwise much needed public-private co-operation. 2011 was a great year for bank e-id (TUPAS) - the alternative (a state issued smartcard) is not used at all. It is to be hoped that no further countries will try the citizens smartcard route (our dead on arrival experience should deter). Background here: http://www.finextra.com/community/fullblog.aspx?blogid=2820

Bank e-id tools can also be had by the non-banked. Close to 30m transactions in Finland would translate to 2,1 bn in Europe. Massive cost-saving - and would deliver much faster public sector e-services.

Using bank ID for login to third parties started in 1993 in Finland. Now at least Sweden, Estonia, Norway, Denmark are using it - and at least Canada is joining soon. It would be interesting to see if somebody can come up with real counterarguments in the still-out-countries. 

e-Commerce payments (like the Dutch Ideal) was introduced in Finland in 1996. Good growth also there. Again it is a question of economy of repetition (same procedure as when paying bills), economy of reuse, economy of scale, economy of scope and economy of trust.

e-id and e-commerce payments TagsMobile & onlinePayments

Comments: (0)

Comment on this story (membership required)

Latest posts from Bo

Banks are the enablers for mass market e-invocing

14 September 2017  |  5684 views  |  0 comments | recomends Recommends 0 TagsPaymentsInnovationGroupElectronic invoicing

e-banking 3.0

10 July 2017  |  4577 views  |  0 comments | recomends Recommends 0 TagsMobile & onlineInnovationGroupDigital Banking Trends

Demise of cash

05 July 2017  |  8561 views  |  0 comments | recomends Recommends 0 TagsCardsInnovationGroupDigital Banking Trends

Bank e-id service rules the waves

04 July 2017  |  5649 views  |  0 comments | recomends Recommends 0 TagsRetail bankingInnovationGroupDigital Banking Trends

Real Time Economy for EU - How?

20 March 2017  |  4612 views  |  0 comments | recomends Recommends 0 TagsMobile & onlineInnovationGroupFintech innovation and startups

Bo's profile

job title Chairman/Founding member
location Helsinki Region
member since 2008
Summary profile See full profile »
Independent advisor and board professional

Bo's expertise

Member since 2008
338 posts256 comments

Who's commenting on Bo's posts