Topic: Financial services

Microsoft and partners: enabling the digital economy

Microsoft and partners: enabling the digital economy
By Jacqui Griffiths | 16 November 2018

New technologies are empowering financial firms to generate innovative business models, deliver new kinds of value and create unique customer experiences

New technologies are empowering financial firms to improve customer experience and more

Seven steps insurers must take to stay ahead in a digital world

Seven steps insurers must take to stay ahead in a digital world
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 12 November 2018

New research from Coeo outlines the reasons why data is an insurer’s most valuable asset

Efma’s Bank + FinTech event: The power of partnerships

Efma’s Bank + FinTech event: The power of partnerships
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 November 2018

2-3 April 2019; Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza, Barcelona

Industry leaders join to discuss why banks and fintechs need each other

CCX Forum: Using technology to deliver a seamless customer experience

CCX Forum: Using technology to deliver a seamless customer experience
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 07 November 2018

4-5 April 2019; Hotel Catalonia Barcelona Plaza, Barcelona

Industry experts will talk about AI, bots, big data, IoT and more at Efma's upcoming event

Interswitch and Microsoft launch blockchain-based service

Interswitch and Microsoft launch blockchain-based service
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 06 November 2018

Azure-based solution allows fast and seamless trade financing in supply chain operations

Efma World Retail Banking Summit: The challenges of global banking

Efma World Retail Banking Summit: The challenges of global banking
By Elly Yates-Roberts | 05 November 2018

14-16 February 2019; Dubai

The event will address the forces reshaping the global banking industry, its leaders and the challenges

Commercial Bank International to leverage Microsoft cloud technology

Commercial Bank International to leverage Microsoft cloud technology
By Lindsay James | 29 October 2018

Dubai-based lender to implement Azure and Dynamics 365 as part of digital transformation

Exergy now part of Microsoft’s co-sell initiative

Exergy now part of Microsoft’s co-sell initiative
By Lindsay James | 29 October 2018

New growth path for SilverBridge Holdings’ policy administration solution

Faster, better, cheaper: meeting the needs of the modern insurer

Faster, better, cheaper: meeting the needs of the modern insurer
By Guest | 25 October 2018

Mark Brown from Willis Towers Watson says standalone technologies do not meet the needs of the modern insurer. Forward-thinking companies are instead implementing smarter tools – integrated systems that enable them to work faster, better and cheaper

Mark Brown from Willis Towers Watson says pioneering companies are implementing smart tools 

Sibos 2018: NAB and Microsoft collaborate on cardless ATM concept

Sibos 2018: NAB and Microsoft collaborate on cardless ATM concept
By Lindsay James | 24 October 2018

Solution leverages cloud and artificial intelligence (AI) technology to improve the customer experience

Sibos 2018: BIAN launches digital API Exchange

Sibos 2018: BIAN launches digital API Exchange
By Lindsay James | 23 October 2018

Online digital library will help banks drive faster open banking innovation

Sibos 2018: Finastra unveils immediate payments capabilities in the cloud

Sibos 2018: Finastra unveils immediate payments capabilities in the cloud
By Lindsay James | 22 October 2018

Azure-based Fusion Global PAYplus will bring speed and cost efficiency to small- and medium-sized banks

Sibos 2018: SWIFT to enable payment transfers on Microsoft Azure

Sibos 2018: SWIFT to enable payment transfers on Microsoft Azure
By Lindsay James | 22 October 2018

Payments ecosystem players will benefit from faster, more efficient and secure operations

Cashless transactions to keep rising, predict Capgemini and BNP Paribas

Cashless transactions to keep rising, predict Capgemini and BNP Paribas
By Rebecca Gibson | 17 October 2018

Digital payment options from bigtechs and fintechs driving growth, especially in developing markets 

Banking outside the branch: a strategy for success

Banking outside the branch: a strategy for success
By Lindsay James | 15 October 2018

Lori Murray from DXC Technology says banks are increasingly turning to field service management to meet changing consumer demands to be served on their own terms

Lori Murray from DXC Technology explains why banks are increasingly turning to field service management 

ERB Insurance Services AEMA partners with Diastasys

ERB Insurance Services AEMA partners with Diastasys
By Lindsay James | 15 October 2018

Insurer will adopt Navins solution in order to digitally transform its business

Why the world’s most disruptive banks are putting the platform first

Why the world’s most disruptive banks are putting the platform first
By Guest | 08 October 2018

According to Andrei Charniauski from Finastra, pioneering banks are recognising the benefits of a platform as a futureproof architecture for innovation and collaboration in banking

Andrei Charniauski from Finastra outlines the need for a futureproof architecture for innovation

Protecting customer data in a regulated operating environment

Protecting customer data in a regulated operating environment
By Guest | 04 October 2018

Retail financial services companies need to find new ways of dealing with data. James Varga explains how The ID Co. is helping to revolutionise the way people share their personal information through open banking data

James Varga explains how The ID Co. is helping to change the way people share personal information

46 Efma Congress: Accelerating industry transformation

46 Efma Congress: Accelerating industry transformation
By Lindsay James | 27 September 2018

18-19 October; Lisbon

Event focuses on establishing strategies for collaboration and digital ecosystems

Why insurers’ digital strategies depend on the cloud

Why insurers’ digital strategies depend on the cloud
By Guest | 27 September 2018

Mike Dwyer from EIS group says successful customer-focused insurance business models require embracing the ubiquity of cloud innovations and leveraging the power of cloud-native design for enterprise applications

Mike Dwyer from EIS group says customer-focused insurance business models require cloud innovations 

Customer expectations are soaring, says WRBR 2018

Customer expectations are soaring, says WRBR 2018
By Lindsay James | 21 September 2018

Banks must respond quickly to avoid losing business to ‘bigtechs’, finds latest World Retail Banking Report 

Sibos 2018: Enabling the digital economy

Sibos 2018: Enabling the digital economy
By Lindsay James | 17 September 2018

22-25 October;Sydney

Annual networking event is organised by SWIFT for the global financial services industry

How to transform insurance processes in the age of the customer

How to transform insurance processes in the age of the customer
By Guest | 12 September 2018

Lori Murray from DXC Technology says that companies should look to incrementally implement technologies that enhance their existing IT environments, rather than ripping out and replacing their legacy systems

Lori Murray from DXC Technology says that companies should look enhance their existing IT environments

The power of unified front ends in banking

The power of unified front ends in banking
By Guest | 05 September 2018

Özkan Erener from VeriPark explains how unified front ends offer banks the ability to unify all of their applications into one single screen, allowing them to serve customers faster and more efficiently

Özkan Erener from VeriPark explains the benefits of unifying all applications into one single screen

Webinar: Prepare AP for the age of digital transformation

Webinar: Prepare AP for the age of digital transformation
By Lindsay James | 03 September 2018

20 September

Experts from Johnson&Johnson, Frost & Sullivan and TerraForm Power will share insight

Medius launches accounts payable automation portal called Untapped

Medius launches accounts payable automation portal called Untapped
By Lindsay James | 03 September 2018

Users will be able to stay up to date on the latest automation methods, trends, news and innovation

Efma Innovation Summit: Winning with wallets and payments

Efma Innovation Summit: Winning with wallets and payments
By Lindsay James | 30 August 2018

15-16 October 2018; Lisbon

Explore the latest approaches and discover how the best-in-class are leading the way

Same tune, but different key? Insurers adapt for a digital world

Same tune, but different key? Insurers adapt for a digital world
By Guest | 24 August 2018

Stephen Hollands from Willis Towers Watson says that, for all the disruptive changes that may arise from technological and data innovation, the core requirements for underwriting risk haven’t really changed so much

Willis Towers Watson's Stephen Hollands says underwriting risk requirements haven’t really changed

The power of partnerships in financial services

The power of partnerships in financial services
By Guest | 21 August 2018

Finastra CEO Simon Paris outlines how the financial technology company's relationship with Microsoft is driving innovation in payments, mortgage and other financial services software

Simon Paris on how Finastra is working with Microsoft to drive innovation in financial services software

Seven trends impacting the future of payments in APAC

Seven trends impacting the future of payments in APAC
By Lindsay James | 20 August 2018

Temenos whitepaper lists Gen Z, the digital economy and the unbanked as key influences

Big data and business analytics spend to reach US$260 billion in 2022

Big data and business analytics spend to reach US$260 billion in 2022
By Lindsay James | 16 August 2018

IDC forecast says tech investment will be led by the banking and manufacturing industries

Is digital transformation so hard to achieve?

Is digital transformation so hard to achieve?
By Guest | 09 August 2018

Dionisis Poulis from Diastasys says that, while the insurance industry is lagging behind other sectors when it comes to digital transformation, this can change with help from the cloud

Dionisis Poulis from Diastasys explains how the cloud can help insurers' digital transformation efforts