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Bartlomiej Szymanski

Building a communication hub, the technological race among communication platforms providers.

A call center evolved over the 40 last years and became one of the major touch points in the banking sector. The initial idea was to cumulate a workload which previously was processed in different off...

19 Nov 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
M. Arthur Gillis

Take a Fresh Look at USA-based Core Systems Vendors

In 2016, I took a sabbatical after PDFing 464 electronic pages of "Automation in Banking - 2016." The report wasn't perfect, but even the Financial Management system I built for the Strateg...

16 Oct 2019
Douglas Anderson

In praise of maps

From maps to stats, and back again Since I was a teenager in the 1970s, I have loved studying maps. Back then I was growing up in rural eastern Scotland, not far from St. Andrews, the home of golf (

07 Oct 2019
Fintech innovation and startups
Konstantin Rabin

Australia! The refuge of every Asian fintech company for the future

Far East Asia is slowly but surely becoming quite a heated market especially after the bastion of commerce, Hong Kong had to go through months of protesting and a display of political issues. The prot...

27 Sep 2019
Keith Stonell

How to Find the Ideal Insurtech Mate in a Jungle of Options

As the Indian summer comes to a close, and I prepare for our global user conference I have been reflecting on the insurtech market once again. Perhaps something people missed was the Willis Towers Wat...

25 Sep 2019
Konstantin Rabin

The Fintech landscape of the 21st century

Predicting what the future of financial companies will look like in the short term is not an easy task, but it is one that should be undertaken, if we are to make sense of the 21st century. The proble...

25 Sep 2019
Willem Lambrechts

Fintech - Regtech funding , the forest and the trees

In our role as a financial technology broker, we find ourselves right in the middle of the fintech and regtech eco-system. The financial and, with some delay, the insurance world is changing at the sp...

24 Sep 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Retired Member

Steps to Take Before You Launch a Financial Product or Service

The financial market is very hot right now, and it offers many opportunities to those who want to get involved in it. Keep in mind that it’s not completely straightforward to get involved in this fiel...

09 Sep 2019
Marketing in Financial Services
Bob Lyddon

iPagoo’s insolvency puts question mark against NPA

We have recently blogged about NPA and Pay.UK’s loose governance procedures generally, but we need to focus in on the case of iPagoo/Orwell, and its implications for New Payments Architecture (“NPA”),...

29 Aug 2019
Willem Lambrechts


According to Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham, authors of the brilliant book “Street Smarts, an all-purpose tool kit for entrepreneurs”, a fairly common problem with most entrepreneurs is what they call...

14 Aug 2019
Fintech innovation and startups
Stuart Jackson

The UK will still be the best place to start a fintech business post Brexit

Britain is on the cusp of seismic change brought on by the 2016 EU Referendum. Brexit has been variously touted as the end of the UK economy and the start of a new British renaissance – and everything...

25 Jul 2019
Konstantin Rabin

A healthy ecosystem for FinTech innovation in Norway, out of the ashes of oil

It is no secret that the money contained within the Norwegian wealth management fund is derived from the discovery and appropriate use of the oil reserves that were found off the shore of Norway. What...

22 Jul 2019