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2014 - what a year it was

As the year 2014 comes to a close, I wanted to share some of my professional reflections and take the opportunity to send you all my very best wishes for a wonderful New Year. What a year it was - Fi...

30 Dec 2014
Brett King

Why the Facebook of Banking won't own a charter

2014 was the biggest year in FinTech by far with billions being invested globally, which is to be expected in a global growth sector. But how much was invested globally in FinTech this year? It depend...

24 Dec 2014
Innovation in Financial Services
Hans Tesselaar

As FinTech gains pace, how can banks stay on top in 2015?

2014 has been a real rollercoaster ride for the financial sector. Looking back on a year complete with changes in regulation, disruptive IT outages and innovative competitors stepping on traditional b...

24 Dec 2014
Nigel Walsh

Insurance - Disruption is Coming

First posted here: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141106003928-275760-disruption-is-coming-but-not-as-we-know-it In response to a great piece by Barry Rabkin here, for those that know me well - you...

24 Dec 2014
Retired Member

Digital 360 - for Commercial Banks

‘Design Considerations’ for Commercial Banks Commercial Banks are no exception to the ‘Digital Tsunami’ that is sweeping the globe. While Retail Banks try to emulate the models adopted by the retail

24 Dec 2014
Said Tabet

A Year of Financial Uncertainly

Despite news that employment figures are increasing, UK retail spend has bounced back and broader trends such as house sales continue to maintain a steady rhythm, it may appear externally that the m...

23 Dec 2014
Retired Member

Digital Transformation Does Not Happen Overnight

We live in an increasingly connected economy. Customers, colleagues and suppliers are spread across the globe – all connected through information. Tied to this connectivity is an increasing demand for...

23 Dec 2014
Nigel Walsh

Insurance and the Connected Car

Growing up watching Knight Rider and seeing K.I.T.T. where Michael would continuously talk into his watch, and K.I.T.T. would drive to his rescue (through a garage door or two), or safely transport h...

22 Dec 2014
Nigel Walsh

Wearables and Insurance - a match made in data!

Originally posted on LinkedIn here - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20141015214951-275760-wearables-insurance In this series of posts, Influencers and members predict the ideas and trends that will sh...

22 Dec 2014
Retired Member

The Salamander: Visualising Critical Banking Operations

Understanding internal operations is crucial in financial services. Are public interfaces running smoothly? Are the back-end business systems as productive as they could be? Are infrastructure resourc...

22 Dec 2014
Enrico Camerinelli

The Supply Chain Bank

This is just a placeholder for a topic I will be developing in 2015. A supply chain bank (SCB) is a financial institution that aims to provide financial support to groups of companies that belong to a...

21 Dec 2014
Financial Supply Chain
Lu Zurawski

I predict that payment predictions will be wrong

Having read many over-ambitious “Next year will be the year of X” statements, I avoid prediction precision myself. The game of replacing “X” with this year’s, nearly-there technology, and caveating t...

19 Dec 2014