20 October 2017

Innovation in Financial Services

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Alex KregerUX Design Agency - Riga

Ten Years of iPhone Success: What Could Banks Learn From Nokia’s Fall?

05 October 2017  |  4526 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

This year, Apple celebrates ten years since the iPhone launch. We can all agree that it changed the world in which we live. But, ten years ago, just a few months after the presentation of the iPhone, Forbes appeared with the title on the cover: "Nokia. One billion customers - can anyone catch the cell phone king?" Nobody was expecting wh...

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Ajay VijInfosys - London

Banking on machine learning

29 September 2017  |  13916 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

New customer channels are changing the face of traditional banks and disrupting existing banking models. Rising mobile penetration has transformed the way consumers bank. Previously, routine tasks like getting a new checkbook, transferring money, viewing account balances, etc., required multiple visits to physical bank branches. Today, all of this...

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Alexandra Foster
Alexandra FosterBT - London

The Digital Age of Insurance: Big Data Gets Bigger

28 September 2017  |  11255 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

When you hear the word ‘tech’, it is unlikely your first thought would be ‘insurance.’ Yet over the last 12 months, the insurance industry has adopted the term ‘insurtech’ with gusto, bringing with it...

Balazs Fejes
Balazs FejesEPAM Systems - Meilen

Sci-Fi Realities: Embracing Quantum Computing’s Imminent Role

07 September 2017  |  6436 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

Something that was once considered science fiction is becoming a reality and, in turn, a monumental technology disruption. It’s no surprise that as the amount of data processed, analyzed and stored in...

Tayo Abinusawa
Tayo AbinusawaWe Accelerate Ltd - London

The Future of Client Onboarding

24 August 2017  |  9308 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 3

Many of the largest financial institutions (banks, wealth and asset managers, insurance firms) in the world are currently investing a lot of money into their onboarding processes. Apart from wanting t...

Hugh Whitehill
Hugh WhitehillLink. Client Onboarding KYC - Hong Kong

How are User Experience and Compliance related

23 August 2017  |  1797 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This is Part 1 of our series of articles in “Digital Client Onboarding for Financial Services: Move Fast, Ask Less”. So, what does User eXperience (UX) have to do with compliance? Well, when we break ...

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Stacey Small
Stacey SmallThe Glue - Leigh on Sea

2018 - The Year of PSD2, GDPR and Innovation

20 August 2017  |  9240 views  |  2 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

2018 is set to be a very interesting year - particularly if your role has anything to do with payments or data. The go live date for PSD2 is Saturday 13th January and GDPR a short five months later, o...

Steve Tassell
Steve TassellBizagi - London

From Novelty to Necessity: The Evolution of Personalisation in Financial Services

11 August 2017  |  13574 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I can vividly recall, 20 years ago when I walked into my local bank branch to apply for a line of credit to purchase a car. The bank arranged a personal meeting with the manager of the branch – a un

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Freddie McMahon
Freddie McMahonDF2020 Ltd - London


11 August 2017  |  1759 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The Chatbot Market is being led by the six tech titans: Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, TenCent, Google and Apple. Some key trend highlights Transparency Market Research estimates that the global ch

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David Donovan
David DonovanSapient Global Markets - Boston

The Rise of AI First World in Financial Services

08 August 2017  |  15268 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Looks like a number of movies these days are predicting the doom of the human race and the rise of the machines. Will machines take over the planet? Probably not. Will machines become your new colleag...

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