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Eli Taranto

Covid-19 and the rush to Digital banks

Umberto Eco once wrote “Everything is repeated, in a circle. History is a master because it teaches us that it doesn't exist. It's the permutations that matter.” In addition to the effects on the sup...

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Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Joris Lochy

A frictionless check-out experience, what does that actually mean?

In today’s design of (software) solutions, providing a frictionless user experience is (and should be) a top priority within every organization. While payments have already gone through a major evolut...

06 Apr 2020
Payments strategies 2015-2020-2030
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
Erik Pickett

VitaMins: Socioeconomic effects of COVID-19

The number of Google searches for the word unprecedented has recently spiked to unprecedented levels[1]. And for good reason; the COVID-19 pandemic is unlike anything in living memory - and it is not ...

06 Apr 2020
Innovation in Financial Services
Andrew Beatty

Opening the Vault

We live in an era of platforms. Many sectors, including financial services, are embracing platforms as a new and better way of doing business. Banking as a Platform (BaaP) is nascent but the benefits ...

06 Apr 2020
Reghunathan Sukumara Pillai

Covid 19- A Booster for Digital Transformation!!

While Covid19 has created ruckus within the human society across religions/races/geographies/countries/continents, this can change the business models, working cultures and journeys of digital transfo...

06 Apr 2020
Mark Trevor

Cash in the time of Covid: why we need to listen to the experts to protect this vital payment method

Covid-19 has had a huge impact on almost every area of our lives: from travel to shopping, the economy to health services. Understandably, these are emotive issues – things that we previously may have...

06 Apr 2020
Financial Supply Chain
Stuart Jackson

Lockdown will have lasting effects on FinTech

The lockdown is hurting every industry. FinTech is no exception. However, its digital nature means many companies find themselves well positioned. Some might even come out of this situation better off...

06 Apr 2020
Nicolas Kendall

SME Lending: Latest support measures in Europe

In these unprecedented times of social distancing and temporarily enforced business closures across many sectors, support for SMEs remains a high priority in order to combat the growing economic distr...

06 Apr 2020
John Bertrand

April 2020: Banks to double fees on 19 million accounts

Doubling the interest rate on current accounts for 19 million accounts could add an additional £2.4 billion a year income for banks: so how do we handle this with empathy during a pandemic? The econom...

04 Apr 2020
Transaction Banking
Tejasvi Addagada

Data Offices assist in Kick-starting rapid shifts in Digital Banking

Slowly yet steadily, Banks are seeing customers (including ourselves) picking up services that have distinct digital capabilities. The mechanics of customer interaction has rapidly shifted from phys...

03 Apr 2020
Data Management and Governance
Adrian Klee

Banks now need a firm sense of their purpose beyond creating shareholder value

Right now it is business-as-not-usual for millions of SMEs due to the Covid-19 crisis. Their survival relies on quick and fair distribution of the emergency funds backed by the British government. Tha...

03 Apr 2020
Innovation in Financial Services