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Przemek Bozek

Who benefits from 5G?

According to a Google search: “5G will support billions of connections” and “5G will have a tremendous effect on economy” and “5G solves problems we haven’t yet encountered”. In isolation, it almost s...

06 Apr 2020
5G Payments Schemes and Strategies 2020 - 2035
Steve Wilcockson

A Brief Commentary on the March Tiobe Index

The March Tiobe Index is out. I follow Java (1, up short term), Python (3, continual rise), R (11, steady mid-term) MATLAB (15, down mid-term), SAS (21, steady-ish) and Julia (49, wildly down?) as my ...

13 Mar 2020
Capital Markets Technology
Denis Novikov

Connected Finances: Top Benefits of Using IoT Technology in Banking

Technology has always been the main force behind changes in the banking sector, and now the Internet of Things is going to change the nature of banking itself. If we step back from such isolated tech

19 Feb 2020
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Lewis Hughes

QSRs, Mobile and Customer Rewards: The Threesome That’s Redefining Loyalty

Part One: The history — and importance — of customer loyalty Megacity, small city, town or edge-of-town, few of us can step out of our own front door these days and walk but a short few steps before e...

18 Feb 2020
Shailendra Malik

Let Your Agile Squads Breathe!!!

Most people are other people, Their thoughts are someone else’s opinions, Their lives a mimicry, Their passions a quotation!!! - Oscar Wilde Nothi

14 Feb 2020
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Harbinder Kang

Four DevOps Trends for 2020

Last year, I put together a few thoughts on what I saw as the emerging DevOps trends for 2019. As we enter a new year and decade, I thought it might be useful to do the same for 2020. A common theme ...

29 Jan 2020
Innovation in Financial Services
Alexander Arabey

Automated factoring for banks: is custom software development worth investment?

Factoring financing relieves small and medium enterprises from the financial pressure by offering a chance to delay payments. It appeared long before venture capital, credits and equity investments,

24 Jan 2020
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Steve Wilcockson

Financial Services Firms Must Contribute More Software Repos, to Retain Staff and Stay Relevant

I have for some time been aware of companies increasingly submitting code to open source repositories, some quite openly like the hedge funds Man AHL and Two Sigma Investments. Others have jumped on t...

11 Jan 2020
Innovation in Financial Services
Denis Novikov

Connected Finances. Part 3: Getting More Personal and Invisible

In the years to come, we may surely expect a lot of new improvements, and many of them will appear thanks to the Internet of Things. This technology is not only a hype nowadays but also a must if you

31 Dec 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Brian Costello

Creating a rich financial future for all

A US financial regulator opened an investigation last month into claims that Apple's credit card offered different credit limits for men and women. Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple tweeted tha...

10 Dec 2019
Banking Regulations
Denis Novikov

Connected Finances. Part 2: When the Internet of Things Secures Your Finances

The Internet of Things has a considerable flair for innovations and is penetrating virtually any sphere of human activities. Surely, we all have noticed how our finances have moved towards becoming al...

06 Dec 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Mitesh Soni

The importance of design thinking for solutions providers

Recently, I hosted an event on design thinking. As part of the programme, I welcomed Alberta Soranzo, Transformation Design Director, Lloyds Banking Group, to share her expertise on the role design th...

25 Nov 2019
Innovation in Financial Services