The long read
Why consumer demand is at the heart of fintech innovation

Why consumer demand is at the heart of fintech innovation


07 Sep 2020

The ability of incumbents to innovate with the agility of disruptors has long been perceived as an u...

Event Stream Processing: How Banks Can Overcome SQL and NoSQL Related Obstacles with Apache Kafka

Event Stream Processing: How Banks Can Overcome SQL and NoSQL Related Obstacles with Apache Kafka

Madhvi Mavadiya
21 Aug 2020

While getting to grips with open banking regulation, skyrocketing transaction volumes and expanding ...

Risk Appetite: How are you Spending your Quarters at the Risk Arcade?

Risk Appetite: How are you Spending your Quarters at the Risk Arcade?

Richard Dupree
13 Aug 2020

When I was a kid in Texas, I would spend most weekends squandering my hard-earned allowance at the l...

How to pronounce ISO 20022 - and other important migration details

How to pronounce ISO 20022 - and other important migration details


05 Aug 2020

We’ve reached out to the experts to compile answers to the most asked questions across the topic of ...

Expectation, standardisation and automation: Seizing the initiative in real-time payments

Expectation, standardisation and automation: Seizing the initiative in real-time payments


31 Jul 2020

Real-time payments are likely to not only expedite the movement of money, but also heighten the expe...

How will a new working environment change the way companies value cybersecurity?

How will a new working environment change the way companies value cybersecurity?


23 Jul 2020

Cybersecurity is in place to protect our computer systems and networks from theft or damage to their...

Apples and oranges: What makes Pay.UK and EBA Clearing’s R2P models so different?

Apples and oranges: What makes Pay.UK and EBA Clearing’s R2P models so different?


10 Jul 2020

Is there more than one way to skin a cat? A peek under the hood of Pay.UK’s and EBA Clearing’s respe...

There is more to digital payments in Africa than M-Pesa

There is more to digital payments in Africa than M-Pesa

Madhvi Mavadiya
25 Jun 2020

In 2010, Kenyan payments, money transfer and micro-financing service M-Pesa became the most successf...

The Three Lines of Defence: Time to Recall the Kraken?

The Three Lines of Defence: Time to Recall the Kraken?

Richard Dupree
23 Jun 2020

In the 1981 movie Clash of the Titans (and again in the 2010 remake of the same name), the Greek myt...

Briefcase babies: How financial apps are helping kids learn about much more than money

Briefcase babies: How financial apps are helping kids learn about much more than money


10 Jun 2020

Give a man a fish and he’ll eat for a day, give a child a user-friendly-savings-encouraging-card-app...

What is Celo and could it succeed where Libra won’t?

What is Celo and could it succeed where Libra won’t?


25 May 2020

Celo promises to be a stablecoin to rival Libra. While unlikely to be regarded with the same distrus...

Bitcoin halving: What does this mean and what will its effect be?

Bitcoin halving: What does this mean and what will its effect be?


12 May 2020

Bitcoin’s 2020 halving took place today. This happens around once every four years and is of much in...