Research

The CIO’s guide to architecture modernisation through portability, resilience, and flexibility

14 Jun 2022  |  109 downloads

Why CIOs need to shelve short-termism in favour of smart modernisation Every architecture decision a CIO makes directly impacts their bank’...

Payments Modernisation: The Big Survey 2022

30 May 2022  |  398 downloads

How cloud, data-rich ecosystems and real-time digitisation are transforming the payments business This survey, conducted in early 2022, aimed to quan...

The Future of Payments 2022

27 May 2022  |  850 downloads

The Cutting Edge of Digital Payments The Covid-19 pandemic and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in 2022 has proven that the financial services...

Cloud, the Critical Component to Power New Business Models

11 Mar 2022  |  340 downloads

Today, every company is a technology company. No organisation can modernise products, deliver services, or meet customer expectations without harnessi...

The Future of Regulation 2022

07 Feb 2022  |  993 downloads

From Innovation to Execution The fire for innovation in financial services has long been raging, and regulators, having transformed their modus opera...

Getting tech right: Selecting the right software products to fulfil the digital demands of banking

31 Jan 2022  |  381 downloads

While the global pandemic may have been a shock to the system for incumbent financial institutions, it only served to reinforce the growing pressure t...

Future-Ready Payments Solutions: Remaining competitive with reusable technology

09 Dec 2021  |  773 downloads

Over fifty years ago, when the original payment pioneers built electronic funds transfer (EFT) platforms to enable card services, they had a single us...

Building the Road to a Hybrid Cloud Future

24 Nov 2021  |  246 downloads

A recent survey conducted by Finextra and Red Hat showed that 82% of the financial services respondents say they are embracing and implementing hybrid...

Continuous Reinvention: The holy grail of Digital Transformation

03 Nov 2021  |  304 downloads

Driven by the uncertain macroeconomic environment - and remote working paradigm - that endured throughout the pandemic, the term 'digital transfor...

Open Banking powered by the Cloud, Democratising Finance at Scale

28 Oct 2021  |  536 downloads

As new business models emerge with recurring revenue in the innovative payments sector, traditional banks are looking to utilise open banking and open...

Core Banking on the Cloud - The Catalyst for Innovation, Agility and Efficiency

07 Oct 2021  |  521 downloads

Traditional core systems that assume a branch interface and retain human-led back offices no longer meet needs. To be truly agile, banks must priorit...

Prepare to Choose: 4 factors Banks must assess before committing to a SaaS Provider

22 Sep 2021  |  505 downloads

Most banks' digital transformation journeys are well underway, and the need to now deliver on their strategy milestones means that time is of the...

Competitive Advantage through Cloud Connectivity

06 Sep 2021  |  171 downloads

Why NaaS is the smartest path to realising Financial Services Innovation in the Cloud. Many financial services firms are still making the shift from...

Managed Services: Helping Banks refocus on Innovation and Growth

03 Sep 2021  |  275 downloads

Key concerns such as security and compliance are often cited as barriers to banks adopting managed services. In fact, the managed model can deliver s...

Love Change: The Dynamics of Modern Leadership

06 Aug 2021  |  309 downloads

Change in financial services has become a differentiating factor. With that, the facets of leadership have and are still evolving, with a refreshed f...

Driving successful Cloud Transformation

15 Jul 2021  |  333 downloads

Capital market firms face the challenge to evolve at pace with technology, so that they're able to innovate and adapt to the customer’s...

Successful strategies in adopting Hybrid Cloud in Financial Services

29 Jun 2021  |  319 downloads

The benefits of profitability, cost-management, compliance, agility and efficiency gained from implementing a hybrid cloud strategy are hugely benefic...

Factoring of the Future - Why Factors need to look to the Cloud

10 Jun 2021  |  250 downloads

The concept of factoring has its roots in financial transactions stretching right back to Roman times, but the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the a...

Sustainable Finance Live - Valuing Nature: Better Assessing Financial Risk

02 Jun 2021  |  78 downloads

A Visual Record from the Sustainable Finance Live workshops 11 - 12 May 2021. On 11 and 12 May 2021, Finextra and ResponsibleRisk brought together su...

The Future of Digital Banking in the UK 2021

21 May 2021  |  868 downloads

Why digital is paramount for innovation leaders. While emerging technology has been leveraged by banking leaders and incremental progress has been ma...

Five Business Benefits for Analysing and Combatting Fraud

20 May 2021  |  218 downloads

A Finextra Research Impact Study in association with Aerospike. With increased financing options at point-of-sale, card-not-present transactions, and...

Payments Modernisation: The Cloud Imperative

18 May 2021  |  562 downloads

This survey, conducted in early 2021, was global in scope and based on a sample of 150 banks and payment service providers.  It was aimed to...

The Cloud-native journey - Why Hybrid Cloud and Open Source go hand-in-hand

19 Apr 2021  |  319 downloads

The financial services industry has been turning to cloud services and technology in droves to accommodate the pressures, security demands and cost sa...

Sustainable Finance Live - Reimagining Risk Modelling ESG Solutions

16 Apr 2021  |  70 downloads

A Visual Record from the Sustainable Finance Live workshops 8-9 December 2020. Debunking the myth that revenue cannot be generated through trustworth...