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Amanda Steward

Core finance - taking a strategic approach to cloud

This is the third in a series of three blog posts which looks at how a digital finance transformation enables a future-ready finance department - one that can use data, technology and human talent to ...

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Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Robert Siciliano

What is Synthetic Identity Theft?

Identity theft is when a person steals another person’s private and personal information, generally to make money from it. You probably already knew this, but have you heard of synthetic identity thef...

20 Feb 2020
Jan Thomas

Why the Future of Open Banking Belongs to Platforms

The platform economy is revolutionising the $50bn global deposits business. By separating the product provider and financial point of sale, banks can now choose whether they want to collect deposits f...

20 Feb 2020
Andrew Beatty

Want to understand your customers better? Look at their events.

The next phase of digital banking is upon us. Banks and fintechs clamor to deliver unique and differentiating user experiences built upon the latest “API-first” omnichannel banking platform, but reali...

20 Feb 2020
Analytics in Banking
Satya Swarup Das

Impact of 5G- An analysis of opportunities and challenges for BFS Industry

The 5th Generation cellular network technology, commonly referred to as ‘5G’ is one disruptive tsunami that is coming very soon. As per Gartner hype cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2019, it is defin...

20 Feb 2020
Innovation in Financial Services
Anton Shmerkin

The State of Neobankig: Alarming Trends and Exciting Developments to Watch in 2020 and Beyond

If traditional banks aren't paying attention to so-called 'challenger-banks' thinking that the current system is future-proof enough to withstand a few more decades of brazen disregard for the public ...

19 Feb 2020
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Chris Harris

Challenger Banks: inflection point or moment of truth?

As Starling, Revolut, Monzo and Tandem bank all seek further investment, questions are being raised whether there is funding round fatigue among investors due to a lack of clarity around margins and d...

19 Feb 2020
Disruption in Retail Banking
Andrew Rossiter

Cloud adoption: A 2020 vision

Why is embracing the cloud so challenging? I believe one of main reasons is that for the first time since the early 90s, almost all companies have simultaneously decided to transform their IT estate. ...

19 Feb 2020
Denis Novikov

Connected Finances: Top Benefits of Using IoT Technology in Banking

Technology has always been the main force behind changes in the banking sector, and now the Internet of Things is going to change the nature of banking itself. If we step back from such isolated tech

19 Feb 2020
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Paul Shumsky

Advancing Mobile Banking Security With GPS

Mobile-based fintech solutions are becoming the first port of call for many financial services, as people embrace the simplicity, cost-effectiveness and speed of mobile payments. Milennials and Gen-Ze...

18 Feb 2020
Lewis Hughes

QSRs, Mobile and Customer Rewards: The Threesome That’s Redefining Loyalty

Part One: The history — and importance — of customer loyalty Megacity, small city, town or edge-of-town, few of us can step out of our own front door these days and walk but a short few steps before e...

18 Feb 2020
Rakesh Lakhani

Request to Pay: More innovation, More problems

I will start by saying that I think Request to Pay is a fantastic idea. I won’t go into all the reasons, instead will refer you to a recent article I read that highlights all the various benefits abou...

18 Feb 2020
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