BBVA is promising to put design and user experience (UX) at the centre of its digital strategy by training up 1000 staff 'ambassadors' to spread good practice throughout the Spanish bank's operations.
OCBC Bank is putting HR in the pockets of its employees with a mobile app and chatbot integrated with the bank's human resources information system.
ANZ is following through on its promise to shift to agile methodologies in IT development by adding Jeff Smith - the man who, as CIO, led the agile charge at IBM - to its international technology advisory panel.
BBVA is making eight of its APIs commercially available to companies, startups, and developers worldwide, enabling the integration of customer banking data with third party products and services.
Digital bank Monzo is putting its API developer plans on ice as it faces up to the challenge of launching current accounts for its 190,000 customers.
ANZ is following the lead taken by top tech companies such as Google and Spotify by laying waste to middle management in IT and moving to an agile self-directed approach to new product development.
Citibank is taking its global API developer hub to Hong Kong as part of a fintech challenge that promises successful participants a share of HK$650,000 in cash awards plus the opportunity to explore a commercial relationship.
IBM has rolled out an enterprise-ready build-your-own blockchain platform and announced a collaboration with Canada's SecureKey on the commercial development of a federated identity service using the Hyperledger Frabric.