03 Sep 2019
Yet another run on mobile payments in Europe - or really the next chapter to build a realistic and successful counterbalance to Apple, Google, Samsung, Visa, Mastercard and alike? An newly created alliance of European payment providers wants to create a pan-European standard for smartphone payments as an alternative that does not require Apple, G...
05 Apr 2016
We all know the official definition: Payments Services Directive 2, but we should be looking at ‘alternative versions’. “Perfect Storm Digital 2”, “Premier Service Driver 2”, “Paradigm Shift Dynamic 2”? OK, they may never catch on as advertising slogans. But they all go some way to capturing the sense of excitement and opportunity that should be a...
08 Mar 2016
Across the financial industry a Capco/Finextra global survey confirms growing awareness that Utilities are useful – not least because of their potential to transform the way banks approach compliance. Now we know. This is more than ‘sourcing on steroids’. Utilities should be seen as a great deal more than ‘sourcing on steroids’. Well configured a...
19 Oct 2015
Nobody disputes that it’s tough to succeed in today’s retail banking industry. Some would argue that only a magic bullet could transform the fortunes of ‘traditional’ banking in the post-Google and Amazon world. If such a bullet existed, what would be included in its list of superpowers? Ideally, it would cut operating costs. It would drive the a...
03 Sep 2019
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