27 March 2017

Innovation in Financial Services

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Ray ConnollyZarion Software (www.zarion.com) - Dublin

The future of Work Management in the Financial Workplace

20 March 2017  |  3045 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

"The future will happen, it’s not only inevitable it’s unavoidable" The world of work is currently going through a radical change. It’s not so long ago that it was about having the same job for life, learning what to do and getting comfortable with the tasks on hand. Changes in work patterns and skills coupled with the demands for flexib...

TagsRetail bankingInnovation
Hari SubramanianWipro - Greater New York City

Digital stupidity: mobile wallets that mimic physical wallets

16 March 2017  |  3103 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

My physical wallet is useful - it helps me store a number of valuables and memories but it is dumb. It doesn't know anything about me. Ironically, we are creating the equivalent in digital or mobile wallets in spite of the fact that digital wallets have the potential to be more intelligent, understand our preferences, and provide contextual help a...

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Bradd Lewis
Bradd LewisDell EMC - London

Successful transformation requires a dictatorship

15 March 2017  |  3929 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When it comes to digitally transforming, the financial services sector is suffering from the old saying ‘too many cooks spoil the broth’. Much needed innovation and change is being held back because t...

TagsInnovationFinancial inclusion
Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Real Time Economy for EU - Why?

15 March 2017  |  4329 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

The benefits - direct and indirect - should be analysed from several angles - even if it is clear that the benefits mostly soon will end up at the EU-citizens table: 1. Benefits for the EU-Citizen

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Real Time Economy for EU - Big Picture

15 March 2017  |  4600 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Being back from a very inspiring meeting in Brussels it is a good moment to post a few high level observations (going into Why-How-What details separately). The RTE is all about automating financial ...

TagsMobile & onlineInnovation
Tony Xhufi
Tony Xhufii-Invested.com - UK

How Blockchain will Change the Future of Financial Service Sector?

13 March 2017  |  15467 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 4

The technology that is likely to have an enormous impact on the future of the world economy has arrived and it is here to stay… It’s called “Blockchain”… Blockchains are new technology layers that rew...

Henry Hilska
Henry HilskaConvexity Solutions - New York

Considering a Pragmatic Approach to Blockchain Implementation

11 March 2017  |  7787 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

There is an increasing amount of conversation related to the emerging technology called by the now over-used name of Blockchain. It seems an ironic use of that name since much of the actual news thes...

Enrico Camerinelli
Enrico CamerinelliAite Group - Boston

R3 vs Blockchain: Possible Consequences

07 March 2017  |  7795 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Recent announcements from R3 warn banks to carefully watch blockchain as long as the technology remains immature. This comes at a time in which blockchain-based initiatives see financial institutions ...

Bhavesh Vaghela
Bhavesh VaghelaBarclaycard - Northampton

Business Transformation - Is PSD2 and Open Banking friend or foe for banks?

02 March 2017  |  7072 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Waiting at the departure gate at Heathrow Terminal 2, dressed as an eskimo as I didn't trust the weather reports for Hamburg! The question I started to explore: Is Payment Service Directive 2 (PSD2) ...

TagsRisk & regulationRetail banking
John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain and Cloud kissing cousins

02 March 2017  |  10256 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 3

I remember reading an article in the Wall Street Journal last year that predicted how formerly resistant big banks will be adopting the public cloud in 2017. Now I know we’re only in March, but it’s ...

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