Topic: Financial services

Card payments are a ticking time bomb, warns GCI

Card payments are a ticking time bomb, warns GCI
By Lindsay James | 21 November 2016

90% of UK businesses could face fines totalling over £120 billion, following new data protection laws

Microsoft explains why Azure is perfect for financial firms

Microsoft explains why Azure is perfect for financial firms
By Lindsay James | 05 December 2016

Using the cloud can provide more flexibility to the service that firms receive, enabling innovation

Banks need to better understand customers in 2017, finds new research

Banks need to better understand customers in 2017, finds new research
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 November 2016

New Forrester report highlights the need for banks to create clear customer experience visions

Major banks in US, Canada and Europe exploring blockchain

Major banks in US, Canada and Europe exploring blockchain
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 November 2016

Accenture study finds 90% of banks expect technology to accelerate payments

The winners of the 2016 Global Banking Awards are announced

The winners of the 2016 Global Banking Awards are announced
By Lindsay James | 27 October 2016

Efma and Accenture have recognised retail banks across the globe for their most innovative projects

Protective visibility over cyberattacks

Protective visibility over cyberattacks
By Guest | 19 October 2016

With increasingly complex and sophisticated methods of cyberattacks taking place both internally and externally, companies need to take the necessary steps to prevent problems arising, says James Richardson at Bottomline Technologies

Bottomline Technologies' James Richardson explains how companies can prevent cyberattacks

Redefining the banking model with managed cloud services

Redefining the banking model with managed cloud services
By Guest | 10 October 2016

Steve van den Heever explains how financial institutions that outsource non-core IT operations to managed cloud services providers like Dimension Data are gaining market-beating agility

Steve van den Heever says managed cloud services providers like Dimension Data enable greater agility

Temenos, Jack Henry and Veripark lead digital transformation in banking

Temenos, Jack Henry and Veripark lead digital transformation in banking
By Sean Dudley | 03 October 2016

New apps and BI solution showcased at last week's Sibos event in Geneva, Switzerland

 

BAI Beacon

BAI Beacon
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 September 2016

5-6 October; McCormick Place, Chicago, US

Immersive event will focus on the major issues facing financial services leaders

Letting go of the nuts and bolts of insurance

Letting go of the nuts and bolts of insurance
By Guest | 30 September 2016

A large proportion of insurers cling on to every aspect of their IT systems, which are often made up of incumbent systems that only serve to weigh them down. Stephen Hollands from Willis Towers Watson says that letting go can be liberating

Stephen Hollands from Willis Towers Watson says insurers cling on to incumbent systems

Banks to discuss big data and analytics at summit this October

Banks to discuss big data and analytics at summit this October
By Rebecca Gibson | 30 September 2016

Event aimed at banks who want to adopt new data technologies to overcome payment fraud

Deutsche Bank’s strategy for collaborating with fintechs

Deutsche Bank’s strategy for collaborating with fintechs
By Lindsay James | 29 September 2016

Matthaeus Sielecki, Head of Working Capital Advisory in the financial technology department at Deutsche Bank, tells us what he believes is the most effective strategy for working with fintech companies and outlines his thoughts for the future of the financial services industry

Matthaeus Sielecki from Deutsche Bank outlines the most effective strategy for working with fintechs

Why banks should shed their caution about the cloud

Why banks should shed their caution about the cloud
By Jacqui Griffiths | 28 September 2016

Microsoft’s Sean Foley explains how the changing regulatory landscape is accelerating banks’ move to the cloud

Microsoft’s Sean Foley explains how changing regulations are facilitating faster cloud adoption

BAML and Microsoft enter new blockchain collaboration

BAML and Microsoft enter new blockchain collaboration
By Sean Dudley | 27 September 2016

US bank aiming to transform trade finance transacting with Azure Blockchain as a Service

Real-time data a top priority for corporate banks, says Temenos

Real-time data a top priority for corporate banks, says Temenos
By Rebecca Gibson | 27 September 2016

New study finds 35% of corporates believe a lack of real-time data is a major operational challenge

Fintech innovation and cybersecurity top the bill at Sibos

Fintech innovation and cybersecurity top the bill at Sibos
By Rebecca Lambert | 27 September 2016

Finserv leaders gather in Geneva to discuss the top technology trends impacting the industry

Microsoft's Karen Cone discusses the future of financial services

Microsoft's Karen Cone discusses the future of financial services
By Lindsay James | 26 September 2016

As general manager of the worldwide financial services sector at Microsoft, Karen Cone is privy to the major challenges facing financial services organisations today. Here she explains how Microsoft is facilitating a brighter future for the industry

Karen Cone tells Lindsay James how Microsoft is facilitating a brighter future for banks and insurers

Microsoft talks Sibos: what to expect from this year’s event

Microsoft talks Sibos: what to expect from this year’s event
By Jacqui Griffiths | 23 September 2016

As financial services leaders come together in Geneva for Sibos 2016, Peter Hazou and Rupesh Khendry explain what Microsoft is looking forward to showcasing at the event

Peter Hazou and Rupesh Khendry tell us what Microsoft will be showcasing at Sibos next week

Big Data & Analytics for Banking Summit

Big Data & Analytics for Banking Summit
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 September 2016

19-20 October; InterContinental Grand Stanford Hotel, Hong Kong

The summit will explore how banks can implement successful big data initiatives

Voting opens for 2016 Efma-Accenture Innovation Awards

Voting opens for 2016 Efma-Accenture Innovation Awards
By Lindsay James | 21 September 2016

Joint initiative aims to reward the most innovative projects in retail financial services at a global level

Driving productivity and growth at MEMIC

Driving productivity and growth at MEMIC
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 September 2016

Avanade’s Microsoft Dynamics CRM-based agency lifecycle management solution has helped US insurer MEMIC to expand its business

Avanade’s agency lifecycle management solution has helped US insurer MEMIC to expand its business

40 Azure services are now PCI DSS compliant

40 Azure services are now PCI DSS compliant
By Rebecca Lambert | 05 September 2016

More features on Azure now comply with the global information security standard for payment data

Cloud solutions for better risk modelling

Cloud solutions for better risk modelling
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 September 2016

A complete cloud solution delivers efficient risk modelling with a wealth of benefits. We asked Pat Renzi how Milliman is delivering solutions with added value to drive collaboration

Pat Renzi explains how Milliman is delivering solutions with added value to drive collaboration

Transforming the financial services model

Transforming the financial services model
By Rebecca Gibson | 25 August 2016

We speak with Dimension Data’s Alex Bennett and Steve van den Heever to understand how banks can digitise processes and mobilise employees with Microsoft Office 365 and Skype for Business

Dimension Data’s Alex Bennett and Steve van den Heever explain how banks can digitise processes

Helping insurers to improve service and reduce risk

Helping insurers to improve service and reduce risk
By Lindsay James | 25 August 2016

Microsoft's Johnathan Silverman explains how IoT can revolutionise insurance

Volksbank in Germany leverages NCR’s Innovation Experience Room

Volksbank in Germany leverages NCR’s Innovation Experience Room
By Lindsay James | 24 August 2016

Volksbank is the first bank customer to introduce NCR’s mobile experiential room

CMA banking report reveals pivotal role of digital tech

CMA banking report reveals pivotal role of digital tech
By Lindsay James | 19 August 2016

Nitin Rakesh from Syntel believes that customers should be at the heart of any digital business strategy

Payment sector prioritises fintech investment

Payment sector prioritises fintech investment
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 August 2016

Around 84% of payments companies are focused on fintech and 35% have launched fintech subsidiaries

Transforming the financial services industry with blockchain

Transforming the financial services industry with blockchain
By Guest | 17 August 2016

Today’s new economy is about more than goods and services – it is about sharing information and, ultimately, making transactions finally move at the speed of the internet. Blockchains are at the very heart of this. Microsoft’s Marley Gray explains

Microsoft’s Marley Gray explains how blockchain technology is at the crux of today's new economy

Providing more flexible solutions for insurers

Providing more flexible solutions for insurers
By Lindsay James | 08 August 2016

Insurers need flexible solutions to measure value, manage risk and safeguard solvency. We asked Joel Fox and Stephen Hollands how Willis Towers Watson is helping insurers achieve those goals

Joel Fox and Stephen Hollands explain how Willis Towers Watson is helping insurers to be more flexible

TRUSTECH

TRUSTECH
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 August 2016

29 November – 1 December; Cannes, France

Startups and fintechs to showcase latest innovations for the payment and identification industries

Mobile Banking and Payments USA

Mobile Banking and Payments USA
By Rebecca Gibson | 01 August 2016

26-27 September; Marriott Brooklyn Bridge, New York, US

Financial executives will share best practices on building a mobile banking and payments strategy