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Henri Wajsblat

Open banking can improve financial services & transparency within firms

August’s banking report from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), calling for banks to open up and allow more competition, received a mixed reaction. Some hailed it as a game changer, however,...

22 Dec 2016
Alex Kreger

How FinTech Affects Banks by Betting on User Experience?

Bill Gates said that banking will always be needed, but banks as we know could easily disappear. And FinTech is all about winning changes and everyday finance improvements. In 2015 venture capitalist...

15 Dec 2016
Innovation in Financial Services
Dharmesh Mistry

Solving The Legacy System Problem For Big Banks.Is there a solution?

Despite the considerable risk involved in removing legacy systems, not all big banks are hesitant to attempt to combat the problem, including NAB. Yet NAB’s implementation of a new core banking platfo...

01 Dec 2016
Dharmesh Mistry

Are banks too big to SCALE? Who's to blame

The ever-increasing size of traditional, long-standing banks has been a fascinating point of discussion for many years now, with the possible problems arising from banks being “too big” having far rea...

01 Dec 2016
Alex Kreger

Banking UX Design Challenges and Opportunities in 2017

User Experience (UX) in banking is about human feelings, impressions and behaviours while using banking digital interfaces. For my UXDA agency the aim of banking UX engineering is to create financial ...

29 Nov 2016
Innovation in Financial Services
Retired Member

Superior services in wealth management begin with security

Premium banking has always been about seamless service and pre-eminent asset performance. But now there’s a new factor in the premium equation: the challenge of assuring client trust in a digital age....

28 Nov 2016
David Donovan

2017 and Beyond How Asset Managers are Preparing for the Digital Future

The Asset Management Industry is grappling with a number of issues. A combination of the current low interest environment, alongside the digital tsunami, shifting demographics, new well-funded fintech...

28 Nov 2016
Caroline McClelland

Generate more app downloads with app store optimisation

If you’ve had a mobile app developed, you’re doing a great job ensuring your business thinks mobile first. But, are enough people discovering and downloading your app? Getting your app discovered is o...

24 Nov 2016
Retired Member

Is there really any alternative to a mobile digital engagement strategy?

Mobile banking apps are used more than 7,610 times per minute according to research by BBA As Bill Gates famously said: “Banking is essential, banks are not.” According to research by BBA and Statist...

22 Nov 2016
Retired Member

How to get the best out of your IT? Run it like a business

No one ever said running IT was an easy task – certainly not in recent times. In financial services (FS), this challenge is compounded by other issues facing the industry, particularly around innovati...

18 Nov 2016
Retired Member

How are charity CFOs keeping up with the changing payments landscape?

The term “cashless society” is bandied around a lot. While there’s little chance of physical currency becoming obsolete any time soon, there’s no doubt that the rapid adoption of digital payment metho...

18 Nov 2016
Rob De Dominicis

Role of digital in driving customer engagement

The customer has always been king. Customer engagement is the holy grail of marketing; creating an emotional attachment to a brand can create loyalty which means longer-term, less price sensitive and ...

10 Nov 2016