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Priya Lakshmi

Un-’block’ your business 1.0: Blockchain and Crowdsourcing- A marriage made in heaven

The rise of the gig economy has given rise to many marketplaces and businesses – eBay, Uber, AirBnB and the like that support this shared services economy. Uber and AirBnB disrupted the current busine...

21 Dec 2017
Innovation in Financial Services
John Howard

Three tips to help get your employees working from home in 2018

While not all jobs can be done from home, advances in technology have made this more viable than ever before. Video conferencing, real-time shared document editing, and high-speed internet mean that c...

21 Dec 2017
Unified Communications in Financial Services
Retired Member

Technology outlook for financial markets in 2018

2018 is around the corner, offering an opportunity to reflect on the previous year and look at the trends that are likely to shape the financial services sector in the coming year. Just like last yea...

21 Dec 2017
Trends in Financial Services
Retired Member

Not a lot of people know that

Not a lot of people know that Commonly attributed to Sir Michael Caine, what a lot of people don't know is that it was actually said by someone else. “Not a lot of people know that” With MiFiD II just...

21 Dec 2017
MiFID
Enrico Camerinelli

New Credit Scoring Models Ahead

Banks will profile corporate credit risk blending financial indicators with supply chain performance metrics. This point represents the hinge that will connect corporate supply chain process data with...

21 Dec 2017
Financial Supply Chain
Retired Member

Open Banking: Will I Really Have Control Of My Data?

As a customer, one of the big selling points of Open Banking is giving me control of my financial data. Is this really true? Having reviewed the latest European Open Banking specifications there is pl...

21 Dec 2017
Open Banking
Anne Leslie-Bini

Betting on 'banking with backbone'

In a recent blog post, I floated the idea that it might be time to renew the ‘purpose’ of banking by incentivizing ethical behavior, and I asked whether challenger banks – such as Monzo, Metro, Tand...

20 Dec 2017
Disruption in Retail Banking
Patrick Coomans

Two Additional Ways to Improve API Security for Fintech startups

It’s simple: the probability of being under cyber attack is 100%. From a Cyber Defense perspective, you have to be right all the time, at the contrary your adversary has to be right only once. Due to ...

20 Dec 2017
Fintech
Campbell Shaw

Shifting hackathons into next gear to tackle Open Banking

Hackathons have become important drivers of change across the business world. The financial services industry has often had a love-hate relationship with them. Advocates recognised their importance; c...

20 Dec 2017
Open Banking
Retired Member

Pieces coming together

Derivatives market participants have been rightfully concerned about the potentially adverse impact of MiFID II on global trading. However, the US and EU authorities have taken significant steps in re...

20 Dec 2017
MiFID
Ivy Schmerken

Wrestling with OMS and EMS Decisions

Many asset managers are wrestling with the decision on whether to keep the order management system (OMS) and execution management system (EMS) as two separate best-of-breed systems, or switch to a sin...

19 Dec 2017
Capital Markets Technology
David Donovan

Banking as a Platform of Trust

Why it’s key to customer centricity and staying relevant in the digital age We are in an age of currencies going digital, fintechs receiving major funding rounds, large non-bank platforms such as Amaz...

19 Dec 2017
Digital Banking Trends